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Good news on metrics

HEFCE have released their report on the use of metrics in research assessment. And, wonderful to relate, it is good news. You can find an excellent commentary on it, as well as a link to the report itself, on David … Continue reading

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Bibliometrics, open access, and all that

On Saturday, the delegates to the ICSU in Auckland were supposed to be taken on various sightseeing trips around the city before getting down to serious work the next day. Unfortunately, the weather put paid to most of that: it … Continue reading

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Maybe you haven’t heard of altmetrics; I hadn’t, until this morning. I hope you never have to hear of them again (but not too confidently). But I do urge you to read what David Colquhoun and Andrew Plested have to … Continue reading

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