The challenge of measuring open research data

Lizzie Gadd & Gareth Cole discuss the practical challenges of monitoring progress towards institutional open research data ambitions. Loughborough University has recently introduced a new Open Research Position Statement which sets out some clear ambitions for open access, open data and open methods. As part of this work we’re looking at how we can monitor …

LIS Bibliometrics 2019 Event Summary and Outputs – Open Metrics and Measuring Openness

In this post, Dr Karen Rowlett summarises the recent #LisBib19 conference held on 29th January 2019. Many thanks to the hosts, organisers, speakers, panellists, sponsors and participants for a very interesting day, and link to presentations are is also included. Torsten Reimer set the tone for our discussions by reminding us that metrics are about people’s …