A guide to identifying author gender for bibliometric analyses – Guest post by Stacy Konkiel

In this post, Stacy Konkiel summaries feedback of a recently posed question in identifying authors' genders based upon names listed on ~2,000 journal articles--too large a corpus for manual analysis. Recently on the LIS-Bibliometrics listserv, Ruth Harrison (Imperial College London) posed a question on behalf of a patron who was interested in identifying authors’ genders …

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What does a responsible bibliometrician look like?

Lizzie Gadd considers whether "responsible" is something we do or something we are. I’ve made the point a few times recently that responsible bibliometrics requires responsible bibliometricians.  It is not just our systems and processes that need to be responsible, but us.  We are the ones supporting these activities in our institutions.  I believe that …

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, …