government as well as the public. Both the research managers in universities and the policy makers of governments refer to the outcomes of any research evaluation to help them supervise the R&D activities in universities (Huang et al. 2006 ). As a public
needs. The ranking of global universities is always the main resource for them to refer to.
On the basis of the data from ESI (Essential Science Indicators) database, the Research Center for Chinese Science Evaluation of Wuhan University has done
Authors:Hamid Bouabid, Mohamed Dalimi, and Zayer ElMajid
. Furthermore, it had affected the national top-ranked authors: 2 out of the top ten researchers in term of publications (Bouabid and Martin 2009 ).
This evaluation is a bibliometric-based approach and focused on the faculties of science because 55% of
Authors:A. Pudovkin, H. Kretschmer, J. Stegmann, and E. Garfield
combination of them.
The authors performed an evaluation exercise of productivity and citation impact of the research staff of the Deutsche Rheuma-Forschungszentrum (DRFZ) in 2004–2008. A variety of citation indexes ( Table 1 ) were used in an attempt
Authors:Kretschmer Hildrun, Pudovkin Alexander, and Stegmann Johannes
presence of women (ETAN 2000 ; Hullmann 2001 ; Naldi and Parenti 2002 , Naldi et al. 2004 ). Therefore, studying of the implications of evaluation parameters for the career development of women researchers is requested.
One of the goals of our
Authors:Xingjian Liu, F. Benjamin Zhan, Song Hong, Beibei Niu, and Yaolin Liu
). In this article, we evaluate earthquake research performance based on a bibliometric analysis of 84,051 documents published in journals and other outlets contained in the Scientific Citation Index (SCI) and Social Science Citation Index (SSCI
by Brin and Page ( 1998 ) and have modified this ranking function originally devised for the Web graph so as to evaluate author significance based on the citation as well as collaboration networks. The key concept is that a citation from a colleague
Science evaluation is crucial when scarce goods like academic positions, promotions, grants, awards, access to specialist equipment, etc. are to be distributed. Typically, publications are the main products of
Authors:Peter Mutschke, Philipp Mayr, Philipp Schaer, and York Sure
problem solving tasks shared by IR and scientometrics is the determination of a “proper” selected set of documents from an ensemble. In particular for newly emerging interdisciplinary fields and their evaluation the definition of the appropriate reference