Bibliometrics

Liaison Update Forum June 19 2017 – Unpaywall & Report on University Professor metrics

Slide decks from the June 19 2017 Liaison Update Forum Stephanie Orfano and Mariya Maistrovskaya: Unpaywall and other tools to bypass publisher paywalls. Gail Nichol, Mindy Thuna, Klara Maidenberg, Susan Barker, Heather Cunningham, Stephanie Orfano. Metrics & the University Professor Submissions  

Introduction to Elsevier’s CiteScore

Liaisons and other librarians working with faculty should be aware of Elsevier’s recent release of a new  bibliometric, called the CiteScore Index (CSI). This metric will be a direct competitor to Thomson Reuters’ (now Clarivate Analytics’) ubiquitous Journal Impact Factor (JIF). The metrics are similar in that they both purport to measure the impact of academic … Read More