INORMS The INORMS Research Evaluation Group works on the meaningful and responsible use of research evaluation. Key findings include: Rethinking Global University Rankings, SCOPE Framework for Research Evaluation, Outputs and Outreach
Developed to help scholars and evaluators understand and use citations, web metrics, and altmetrics responsibly in the evaluation of research. The Metrics Toolkit provides evidence-based information about research metrics across disciplines, including how each metric is calculated, where you can find it, and how each should (and should not) be applied. Examples of how to use metrics in grant applications, CV, and promotion packages are also included.
The Publish or Perish book is a companion to the Publish or Perish software program, which retrieves and analyzes academic citations. Part 1 of the book shows you how to get the best out of the program through a detailed, step-by-step discussion of author searches, journal searches, and general searches, as well asthe multi-query center. After reading the book you will be able to conduct more effective and accurate searches, and manage them in an organized way.
The Publish or Perish book is a companion to the Publish or Perish software program, which retrieves and analyzes academic citations. Part 2 of the book provides a detailed discussion of the most common day-to-day uses of the software, such as preparing for tenure and promotion, evaluating other academics, deciding on journal submission, and doing a literature review. After reading the book, you will be able to use the program more effectively and accurately for a wide variety of purposes.
The Publish or Perish book is a companion to the Publish or Perish software program, which retrieves and analyzes academic citations. Part 3 of the book discusses how to use Publish or Perish when doing bibliometric research. It provides tips and tricks in doing bibliometric research on authors and journals and presents a detailed evaluation of the two main data sources for citation analysis: Google Scholar and Thomson ISIs Web of Science. The book also proposes an alternative to the traditionally used ISI Journal Impact Factor to evaluate journals and shows how different data sources and citation metrics impact on comparisons of academics between disciplines.