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Extending journal-based research impact assessment to book-based disciplines

Extending journal-based research impact assessment to book-based disciplines
Extending journal-based research impact assessment to book-based disciplines
The ‘impact’ of academic research is typically measured by how much it is read, used and cited, and by how much new work it influences. Services that measure impact work well for journal-based disciplines. Book-based disciplines can now benefit from online tools and methods of impact analysis too. These analyses also predict fruitful directions for future research, and so can inform research assessment and funding. This project will extend tools for online bibliometric data collection of publications and their citations with the aim of testing and evaluating new Web metrics to assist research assessment in book-based disciplines.
research assessment exercise, metrics, citation impact, discipline differences, books, book impact, scientometrics, open access
Carr, Les
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Hitchcock, Steve
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Oppenheim, Charles
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McDonald, J. W.
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Champion, Tim
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Harnad, Stevan
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McDonald, J. W.
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Champion, Tim
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Carr, Les, Hitchcock, Steve, Oppenheim, Charles, McDonald, J. W., Champion, Tim and Harnad, Stevan (2006) Extending journal-based research impact assessment to book-based disciplines

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The ‘impact’ of academic research is typically measured by how much it is read, used and cited, and by how much new work it influences. Services that measure impact work well for journal-based disciplines. Book-based disciplines can now benefit from online tools and methods of impact analysis too. These analyses also predict fruitful directions for future research, and so can inform research assessment and funding. This project will extend tools for online bibliometric data collection of publications and their citations with the aim of testing and evaluating new Web metrics to assist research assessment in book-based disciplines.

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Published date: 2006
Additional Information: Research proposal
Keywords: research assessment exercise, metrics, citation impact, discipline differences, books, book impact, scientometrics, open access
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 262725
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/262725
PURE UUID: cf809662-3e9c-48e3-8a14-d063c95ea83c
ORCID for Les Carr: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2113-9680
ORCID for Stevan Harnad: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6153-1129

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Date deposited: 17 Jun 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:48

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Author: Les Carr ORCID iD
Author: Steve Hitchcock
Author: Charles Oppenheim
Author: J. W. McDonald
Author: Tim Champion
Author: Stevan Harnad ORCID iD

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