Citation Analysis in Research Evaluation (Information by Henk F. Moed

By Henk F. Moed

This e-book is written for participants of the scholarly study group, and for people interested in examine review and study coverage. extra particularly, it really is directed in the direction of the next 4 major teams of readers: – All scientists and students who've been or may be subjected to a quantitative overview of analysis functionality utilizing quotation research. – study coverage makers and executives who desire to develop into conversant with the elemental good points of quotation research, and approximately its possibilities and obstacles. – individuals of peer assessment committees and different evaluators, who think of using quotation research as a device of their checks. – Practitioners and scholars within the box of quantitative technological know-how and know-how reviews, informetrics, and library and data technological know-how. quotation research contains the development and alertness of a sequence of signs of the ‘impact’, ‘influence’ or ‘quality’ of scholarly paintings, derived from quotation facts, i.e. info on references mentioned in footnotes or bibliographies of scholarly learn courses. Such signs are utilized either within the research of scholarly verbal exchange and within the evaluation of study functionality. The time period ‘scholarly’ includes all domain names of technological know-how and scholarship, together with not just these fields which are ordinarily denoted as technology – the traditional and existence sciences, mathematical and technical sciences – but in addition social sciences and arts.

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22. Does ‘delayed recognition’ or ‘the Mendel effect’ make CA invalid? 23. After some time, fundamental scientific work becomes decreasingly and then rarely cited (obliteration by incorporation) 24. To what extent are citation counts affected by mutual citation arrangements? 25. Are scientists in large fields cited more often than those in smaller ones? 26. Does CA undervalue multi- or interdisciplinary research? 27. Does CA overvalue methodological papers? 28. To what extent is CA affected by ‘negative’ citations?

These processes include both research evaluation procedures and the use of their Chapter 2: Basic Notions and General Conclusions 27 outcomes within the framework of policy decision making processes in which evaluation processes are embedded. The characteristics relate to what can be denoted as ‘rationality’ embodied in such processes. The first dimension relates to the basic perspective and the objectives of the evaluation. Assessing research quality of groups of scholars in a particular scholarly (sub)field can be carried out from two main evaluative perspectives, applying fundamentally different kinds of evaluation criteria.

This type of analysis can be characterised as a standard ISI analysis. 1 presents typical outcomes of this type of study. – If ISI coverage in a field is not excellent, but can nevertheless be qualified as good, the scheme suggests expanding the collection of target articles analysed in a standard ISI analysis by including target articles that are not published in ISI source journals. 3. – As coverage further decreases, it is proposed under certain conditions to expand the universe of citing sources with important sources, in order to obtain a more reliable expression of citation impact than a standard or target expanded analysis would provide.

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