Citation-based metrics are appropriate tools in journal assessment

Via Scoop.itDual impact of research; towards the impactelligent university

The authors discuss the value of journal metrics for the assessment of scientific-scholarly journals from a general bibliometric perspective, and from
the point of view of creators of new journal metrics, journal editors and publishers. They conclude that citation-based indicators of journal performance are appropriate tools in journal assessment provided that they are accurate, and used with care and competence.

 

Source: Scientometrics, Online First™, 24 March 2012

Citation-based metrics are appropriate tools in journal assessment provided that they are accurate and used in an informed way

Henk F. Moed, Lisa Colledge, Jan Reedijk, Felix Moya-Anegon, Vicente Guerrero-Bote, Andrew Plume and Mayur Amin

DOI: 10.1007/s11192-012-0679-8

Via www.springerlink.com

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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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