January 28, 2022

New Article: “Bibliometric Reports for Institutions: Best Practices in a Responsible Metrics Scenario”

The article linked below was recently published by Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics.


Bibliometric Reports for Institutions: Best Practices in a Responsible Metrics Scenario


Alvaro Cabezas-Clavijo
Universidad Internacional de La Rioja (UNIR), Logrono, Spain

Daniel Torres-Salinas
Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain


Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics
30 June 2021
DOI: 10.3389/frma.2021.696470


Carrying out bibliometric reports is one of the common tasks performed by librarians and practitioners within the framework of their professional duties. The emergence of novel data sources, the need to measure new research activities and the growing demand for fairer and more equitable evaluation within the framework of the Responsible Metrics movement has led to calls for a review of the traditional approaches to these types of reports. The main goal of this study is to outline a series of recommendations for bibliometricians, consultants and research support librarians when drafting bibliometric reports in their institutions. These best practices can significantly enhance the quality and utility of bibliometric reports, posing their practitioners as key players in the science management process.

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