A review of the #AHSSmetrics conference

Stephanie Meece, Scholarly Communications Manager at University of the Arts London, summarised the Bibliometrics in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences conference at the end of the event. Here she offers her reflections on the event. On Friday, 24 March 2017, I attended the meeting of the LIS-Bibliometrics group in London. Although I have been on … Continue reading A review of the #AHSSmetrics conference

Outputs from Bibliometrics in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences conference

Here are the links to presentations given at the recent #AHSSmetrics conference at the University of Westminster, 24 March 2017. Many thanks to all the presenters, and to the participants, for a stimulating day. For those who missed the event, Karen Rowlett has helpfully created a Storify of the tweets at https://storify.com/karenanya/bibliometrics-for-the-arts-and-humanities. 10.00 Welcome - Martin … Continue reading Outputs from Bibliometrics in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences conference

Job Opportunity: Bibliometric Analyst at Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden is looking for a bibliometric analyst. Chalmers, a highly progressive technological university, is situated on the west coast of Sweden in beautiful Gothenburg. Information about the research/the project/the department Chalmers Library is expanding its work with bibliometrics and university ranking analytics. The objective is to support the university management, … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Bibliometric Analyst at Chalmers University of Technology

Job Opportunity: Bibliometrician and Data Analyst at University of Leicester

Leicester is recruiting a permanent, full-time bibliometrician and explains the role thus: You will provide high-level expertise, and advice to the University on the use of bibliometrics and related indicators in support of the University’s research objectives and to ensure that the University maintains a comprehensive record of its research outputs and that these are … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Bibliometrician and Data Analyst at University of Leicester

Job Opportunity: Research Information Analyst & Open Access Officer, LSE

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is currently advertising for a Research Information Analyst & Open Access Officer in the Research Support Services team, LSE Library: Salary from £33,784 to £40,867 pa inclusive (pro-rata) This is a fixed term appointment for 11 months (maternity cover) and is part time for 21 hours per … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Research Information Analyst & Open Access Officer, LSE

Think of a number, any number…

Welcome to the blog run by ordinary research support professionals within universities who are called upon to perform extraordinary magic with biblio (publication) metrics (numbers).  These professionals are all members of the Lis-Bibliometrics Forum hosted by Jiscmail, and as the title suggests, are mainly from "LIS (Library and Information Science)" backgrounds, but increasingly from other settings - … Continue reading Think of a number, any number…