LIS-Bibliometrics Conference 2021: “New tools and new technologies: bibliometrics in action for a new decade”

An update and announcement about the (virtual) 2021 LIS-Bibliometrics Conference. Update: registration now open! Check out the LIS-B Conference website for details. This year’s conference on the theme of “New tools and new technologies: bibliometrics in action for a new decade” will be held on 28th April and 5th May 2021 (2pm-5pm BST with training …

“Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow!” – Future Competencies in Bibliometrics

Hannelore Vanhaverbeke, Barbara Lancho Barrantes & Andrew Cox are set to update the “Competency model for bibliometrics work” and after gathering feedback they present their early findings here. A Time for Review In view of the fast-paced changes in bibliometrics, both in terms of new indicators, the ‘next-generation metrics,’ and in terms of new technology, …

Guest post: How do you make bibliometrics fun? Training librarians at the University of Otago, NZ

Librarians Fiona Glasgow and Dr Antje Lübcke discuss how they trained their colleagues in bibliometrics with fun and creative workshops at the University of Otago, NZ. The 11 IATUL Research Impact Things  How do you make bibliometrics fun? That’s the question we set out to answer when our manager told us we had to roll …

Course summary: Statistics for Responsible Bibliometrics

On 26th March 2018, the Lis-Bibliometrics Forum launched a practical course: Statistics for Responsible Metrics aimed to offer a bespoke training that focused exclusively on statistics for bibliometrics. In this post, Dr Abigail McBirnie gives a summary of what happened on the day.  If the growth of the Lis-Bibliometrics forum is anything to go by, …