The four UK higher education funding bodies are consulting on proposals for the next Research Excellence Framework. Thank you to all Lis-Bibliometrics members who have contributed their thoughts on this. Here is a draft response the Lis-Bibliometrics Committee intends to submit on behalf of the group. If you have any last minute comments please contact … Continue reading REF consultation: Lis-Bibliometrics response
The Lis-Bibliometrics commissioned, Elsevier sponsored bibliometric competencies research project is seeking to develop a community-supported set of bibliometric competencies, particularly for those working in libraries as well as in other related services. You can take part by completing the bibliometrics competencies survey at: https://survey.shef.ac.uk/limesurvey/index.php?sid=27492&lang=en To get a flavour of the variety of bibliometric work going … Continue reading What are you doing today?
When I started working with bibliometrics I was aware of the limitations and criticisms of journal metrics (journal impact factor, SJR, SNIP etc.) so I avoided using them. A couple of years on, I haven’t changed my mind about any of those limitations and yet I use journal metrics regularly. Is this justifiable? Is there … Continue reading In search of better filters than journal metrics