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Scholarly metrics under the microscope : from citation analysis to academic auditing / [edited by] Blaise Cronin and Cassidy R. Sugimoto.

Imprint Medford, New Jersey : Published on behalf of the Association for Information Science and Technology by Information Today, Inc., [2015]
Description xii, 963 pages ; 24 cm.
Language English
Series ASIS&T monograph series
ASIST monograph series.
Subject Bibliometrics.
Bibliographical citations -- Evaluation.
Scholarly publishing -- Evaluation.
Scholarly electronic publishing -- Evaluation.
Bibliographical citations.
Bibliometrics.
Bibliometrics.
Authorship -- Evaluation Studies.
Peer Review, Research -- Evaluation Studies.
Publishing -- Evaluation Studies.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10241150
Other authors / contributors Cronin, Blaise, editor.
Sugimoto, Cassidy R., editor.
Association for Information Science and Technology, issuing body.
ISBN 9781573874991
157387499X
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Interest in bibliometrics - the quantitative analysis of publications, authors, bibliographic references, and related concepts - has never been greater, as universities, research councils, national governments, and corporations seek to identify robust indicators of research effectiveness. In Scholarly Metrics Under the Microscope, editors Blaise Cronin and Cassidy R. Sugimoto bring together and expertly annotate a wealth of previously published papers, harvested from a wide range of journals and disciplines, that provide critical commentary on the use of metrics, both established and emerging, to assess the quality of scholarship and the impact of research. The expansive overview and analysis presented in this remarkable volume will be welcomed by any scholar or researcher who seeks a deeper understanding of the role and significance of performance metrics in higher education, research evaluation, and science policy.

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