An Overview of Author-Level Indicators of Research Performance

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The purpose of this chapter is to present a critical overview of author-level indicators of research production (ALIRP), discuss their appropriate application and provide a tool to support the informed use of ALIRP. The characteristics and mathematical properties of 68 indicators are discussed, their potentials and limitations highlighted. The major theme is the need to monitor and evaluate current indicator production.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringer Handbook of Sicence and Technology Indicators
EditorsWolfgang Glänzel, Henk. F. Moed, Ulrich Schmoch, Mike Thelwall
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
PublisherSpringer Nature Switzerland
Publication date2019
Pages361-396
Chapterpart B, Chapter 14
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-02510-6
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-02511-3
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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