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Using #InCites responsibly: A guide to interpretation and good practice (#AndrewGray #UCL and #RobynPrice #ImperialCollegeLondon)

This guide has been created by bibliometric practitioners to support other users of InCites and promote a community of informed and responsible use. The recommendations in this document may be more suited to other academic sector users, but the authors hope that other users may also benefit from the suggestions. 216 more words


The first issue of Quantitative Science Studies

The memorable date 20/02/2020 saw the publication by MIT Press of the first issue of Volume One of a new journal, Quantitative Science Studies (QSS), the official open access journal of the… 445 more words

Open Citations

ADS and the Open Journal of Astrophysics

Most if not all of the authors of papers published in the Open Journal of Astrophysics, along with a majority of astrophysicists in general, use the… 449 more words

Open Access

Does high exposure on social and traditional media lead to more citations?

One of the things that I’ve often wondered about is whether making the effort to spread your scientific article’s message as far and wide as possible on social media actually brings you more citations. 1,001 more words


Killing Time(s Higher Education)

Very often, discussions of research evaluation in the public sphere boil down to: “Counting things = bad. Letting academics decide what’s important = good!” A recent… 481 more words


[NEW PAPER] Gendered geography: an analysis of authors in The Lancet Global Health

New research used NamSor Gender API to allocate likely gender to authors in The Lancet Global Health scientific journal. Findings show significant gendered differences with geographic disparities. 720 more words


Six weeks is a long time in bibliometrics: Stability and Field-Weighted Citation Percentile

Dr Ian Rowlands, writing in a personal capacity

Let’s begin with a self-evident truth: publication counts aside, bibliometric indicators often change each time new material is added to a citation database. 1,411 more words