Sara Rouhi from Altmetric reflects on the biases of the “research industrial complex”.
Designed to identify individuals who might be gaming their h-index score, the s-index may do more harm than good.
Use of printed books in large North American research libraries is falling even faster than we think.
As an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor, editors propose an index that measures highly cited papers.
How do you know which technologies, tools, or best practices to incorporate into your organization? What if you had money to invest? Where would you place your bets? This month, we asked the Chefs that question. Come see what they said.
Journal suppression is an effective tool for reducing high rates of self-citation, even years after a title is reintroduced.
Linda Bennett and Annika Bennett of Gold Leaf discuss the results of their recent study of stakeholder views on the UK’s Teaching Excellence Framework.
This year’s SSP Annual Meeting was a record-breaker. Come see what the Chefs learned at the meeting and tell us what you learned, if you were there in person or virtually!
Now we know how suppression decisions are made, should metrics companies suppress titles at all or simply make the underlying data more transparent?
Is citation manipulation a moral problem or an accounting problem?
At the Researcher to Reader conference, a volunteer project was launched to define a new suite of indicators to help researchers judge publishers, rather than the other way around.
A brief summary of the main citation indicators used today.
A new survey provides an updated view of how and why researchers are using scholarly collaboration networks. Charlie Rapple shares key findings.
The open access megajournal is a proven success, but its future may lie in the hands of commercial entities.
Hypotheses that flatter our own preconceptions and biases are incredibly seductive, and the temptation to accept them at face value can be nearly irresistible. But in a world that seems to be drifting away from analytical rigor and fact-based decision-making, the ability to resist that temptation is more essential than ever.