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Explaining the g-index: trying to keep it simple

For many years now, I’ve had a good grip on what the h-index is all about: if you would like to follow this blogpost all about the g-index, then please make sure that you already understand the h-index. 1,398 more words


Cultures of counting: Metrics through a critical lens

Some Research Bites attendees may be interested in the Cultures of counting: Metrics through a critical lens seminar on Tuesday 24th May, 1-3pm.

In this seminar, James Wilsdon, who chaired…

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Measuring the Academic Impact of Higher Education Institutions and Research Centres

Although research impact metrics can be used to evaluate individual academics, there are other measures that could be used to rank and compare academic institutions. Several international ranking schemes for universities use citations to estimate the institutions’ impact. 899 more words


Using Scival to find Economic Impact

Scival have recently introduced an Economic Impact measure which you can find in the Overview section of the tool.  This uses information from around the world to find patents which cite publications from Swansea University, potentially showing an effect on industry. 71 more words

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HSLG 2016: meet the presenters #9

Fintan Bracken: Bibliometrics: Maximising & Assessing Research Impact

Fintan is the Research Services and Bibliometrics Librarian in the University of Limerick. In this role, Fintan is responsible for providing services to researchers in many aspects of the research process including bibliometrics, open access, publication strategy and maximising research impact. 230 more words

BİLKENT’TE KÜTÜPHANECİLİK SEMİNERLERİ XI: Karşılaştırmalı Bibliyometrik Analizler

12 Nisan 2016 tarihinde, “Bilkent’te Kütüphanecilik Seminerleri” etkinliğimizin onbirincisi, Bilgi ve Belge Yönetimi Bölümü öğrencileri ve meslektaşlarımızın katılımıyla  gerçekleştirildi. “Karşılaştırmalı Bibliyometrik Analizler” başlıklı seminerimizde bibliyometri kavramı genel anlamıyla açıklanmış, bilimsel yayınları ölçmekte ve analiz etmekte nasıl kullanıldığı üzerinde tartışılmıştır. 577 more words


Citation Networks Yield Competitive Intelligence

Citation networks are used to calculate alternative journal performance metrics, but their real value to publishers may be found in other applications.

In a previous post, I described how… 727 more words