Use with caution! How automated citation recommendation tools may distort science

Rachel Miles summarizes a recently published journal article that cautions researchers on the use of automated citation recommendation tools, which are designed to help academic authors cite literature in the writing phase of their research project while potentially skipping crucial steps of searching, reviewing, and appraising literature. In an increasingly competitive academic environment, researchers are …

Results from the 2021 Responsible Metrics State of the Art Survey

The results of the seventh annual Responsible Metrics State of the Art survey are in! With a little delay on our usual schedule of publishing, please find below the summary of the results of both the 2021 survey and some reflection on the trends since the survey was first begun by the LIS Bibliometrics community …

Announcement: New LIS-Bibliometrics Committee Co-Chairs

LIS-Bibliometrics are delighted to announce the appointment of Robyn Price and Zosia Beckles as the new Co-Chairs of the LIS-Bibliometrics Committee. They bring with them a wide range of analytics experience across the UK HE and research sectors.  Zosia is currently Research Information Analyst at the University of Bristol, responsible for the launch and development …