This month’s theme is Research metrics.
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‘Bang those robot heads together’ 165 more words
Yesterday’s blogpost by David Crotty on Scholarly Kitchen, outlines the problems with the notion of giving credit for peer review. It is very thought provoking, although I’m personally still keen to see peer review done in the open, and to explore the notion of credit for peer review some more. 836 more words
The Conversation Mike Calver, Andrew Beattie 1 June 2015
Two international companies, Thomson Reuters and Elsevier, rate the apparent prestige of the journals in which academics’ publications appear, and the frequency with which other authors refer to them, i.e. 26 more words
Data generated through the course of research is as valuable an asset as research publications. Access to research data enables the validation and verification of published results, allows the data to be reused in different ways, helps to prevent duplication of research effort, enables expansion on prior research and therefore increases the returns from investment. 625 more words
A philosophy of bibliometrics:
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Data are increasingly used to govern science. Research evaluations that were once bespoke and performed by peers are now routine and reliant on metrics1.