New OCLC Report on Research Assessment Regimes in Five Countries and the Role of Libraries in the Research Assessment Process

Comparing research assessment systems (countries) is a hot topic at the moment. Here is another (pilot) study on this topic, this time commissioned by OCLC Research. The report was written by Key Perspectives Ltd, a UK library and scholarly publishing consultancy.

New Report, “A Comparative Review of Research Assessment Regimes in Five Countries and the Role of Libraries in the Research Assessment Process”

DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, 17 December 2009—This report examines the role of research libraries in research assessment regimes in five different countries and helps establish a new set of responsibilities that is emerging for research libraries.

This report studies the role of research libraries in the higher education research assessment regimes in five countries: the Republic of Ireland, the UK, the Netherlands, Denmark and Australia.  A companion report, in summary form with recommendations, will be published by early January 2010.

Survey of Current Practice in Research Assessment Activity
http://www.oclc.org/research/activities/practice/default.htm

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About Wilfred Mijnhardt
RMIMR is my virtual playground, a place to reflect on issues from my professional context, my job as Policy Director at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). RSM is the international university based business school at Erasmus University Rotterdam. More info here: www.rsm.nl Here is my list of relevant publications on the topic of my RMIMR weblog: http://www.mendeley.com/collections/694621/RMIMR-Repository/ The rss feed for my RMIMR collection is here: http://www.mendeley.com/collections/rss/694621/ Here is my other weblog on impact of research: http://www.scoop.it/t/dualimpact

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