“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, …

Six weeks is a long time in bibliometrics: Stability and Field-Weighted Citation Percentile

Dr Ian Rowlands, writing in a personal capacity Let’s begin with a self-evident truth: publication counts aside, bibliometric indicators often change each time new material is added to a citation database.  That’s a given, but it begs a couple of interesting questions: how much do indicators change, and how quickly?  We know that even one …