If only researchers and their work could be traced with a unique identifier. You could make sure you’re not confusing them, find all their publications, and the lives of publishers and users of research would be much easier. Well, it turns out there is such a thing, and our colleague Isabelle Vuillemin-Raval tells you how and why you should adopt it.
The Gender Centre of the Institute is currently holding its conference “Bubbling up. Solidarities, Feminisms and Social Reproduction“. To celebrate this event, the Library set up a small exhibition in the Davis Lounge to present its rich Gender collection.
Following up on her previous article, Isabelle Vuillemin-Raval presents a selection of bibliometric tools and what they can be used for.
Journals and researchers are ranked in different ways through the use of specific metrics. In this post, our colleague Isabelle Vuillemin-Raval gives you a short introduction on what metrics are, why they were created, and why they are problematic and should be used with care.