Tracking citations in Law – Guest Post by Quentin Pope

Dr Quentin Pope, a Liaison Librarian and subject specialised librarian with specific responsibilities for the library and information requirements of QUT School of Law, outlines how you can track citations in Law. The primary purpose of bibliographic reference research is to link references in citations of scholarly publications. For cross-linking citations to publications, an essential, …


Outputs: Responsible Bibliometrics in Practice Event

Here are the links to presentations given at the recent #respbib18 conference at Altmetric, 30 January 2018. Many thanks to all the presenters, and to the participants, for a stimulating day. 9:00-9:45            Registration and refreshments 9:45-9:55            Welcome: Josh Clark, Altmetric 9:55-10:00          Introduction from the LIS-bibliometrics Committee: Elizabeth Gadd, Chair and Research Policy Manager at Loughborough …

Job Opportunity: The University of Limerick is looking for a Head Research Services!

The Glucksman Library in the University of Limerick in Ireland has a vacancy for Head Research Services (Multiannual). As a new initiative the Head, Research Services will develop and deliver a range of research services at all stages of the research life cycle in the context of Open Science initiatives and ongoing developments in scholarly …


Responsible use of metrics: an evaluative framework is essential, but cannot be grounded in informetric research – Guest post by Henk Moed

In this post Prof. Henk Moed outlines why the term evaluative framework refers to a specification of the qualitative principles and considerations that provide guidance to a concrete assessment process. In her latest blog post: There’s no such thing as a bad metric, Lizzie Gadd calls on those who feel committed to the responsible use …


Eugene Garfield, 1925-2017. Guest post by Christopher King

In this blog post, The Bibliomagician pays a special tribute to one of the founding fathers of Bibliometrics: the late Dr Eugene Garfield.