Three things survey findings: supplier formal response

In September 2018, Lizzie Gadd and Ian Rowlands published the findings from a Lis-Bibliometrics survey of bibliometric practitioners as to how they’d like to see bibliometric and altmetric tools improve. The survey was aimed at starting a dialogue with the supplier community around how these tools might develop to better meet end-user needs. We’re delighted …

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Three ways metrics vendors can improve – messages from end-users

Lizzie Gadd and Ian Rowlands report on the Lis-Bibliometrics survey of end-users around how bibliometric and altmetric suppliers might improve their services. It's fun being on the Lis-Bibliometrics Committee. We usually get together for a drink after a Lis-Bibliometrics event and talk about what worked and what didn't. Eventually conversation will drift onto the issues …

Measuring openness: should we be careful what we wish for?

Is the best way of incentivising open scholarship to measure it?  Lizzie Gadd is not so sure. There is a lot of talk at the moment about measuring open scholarship as means of incentivising it.  For example, the European Commission's recently updated recommendation on access to and preservation of scientific information calls for member states …