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Bibliometrics for researchers

Have you ever heard the term bibliometrics?  Bibliometrics can be described as a means of measuring the impact of a given publication by looking at the number of times subsequent authors have cited that publication. 474 more words

A1: Knowledge Base

a discovery that mean can be impacted by extreme values

A surprising editorial in Nature about the misleading uses of impact factors, since as means they are heavily impacted by extreme values. With the realisation that the mean is not the median for skewed distributions… … 19 more words

University Life

Bibliometrics training

I recently attended a training session on bibliometrics, and have written up my impressions on my own blog.


Bibliometrics training

I recently attended a session on bibliometrics, led by Yvonne Nobis of the Betty & Gordon Moore Library at the University of Cambridge. Bibliometrics is the statistical analysis of written publications. 686 more words

Teaching And Training

Journal ranks 2015

Back in February I wrote about our new bibliometric paper describing a new way to rank journals, which I still contend is a fairer representation of relative citation-based rankings. 329 more words