ESSAYS, PAPERS AND REPORTS

Case studies

Viewpoints: The benefits of an advanced reporting infrastructure

A conversation with Susan Ashworth, Deputy Director, University of Glasgow Library

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ESSAYS

Using the Impact Factor

This essay was originally published in the Current Contents print editions July 18, 1994, when Thomson Reuters was known as the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI).

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Linking Literatures: An Intriguing Use of the Citation Index

This essay was originally published in the Current Contents print editions May 23, 1994, when Thomson Reuters was known as the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)

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WHITE PAPERS

Using Bibliometrics: A Guide to Evaluating Research Performance with Citation Data

"A library faced with collection decisions, a foundation making funding choices, or a government office weighing national research needs must rely on expert analysis of scientific research performance."

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Using Bibliometrics in Evaluating Research

"If you can measure that of which you speak, and can express it by a number, you know something of your subject; but if you cannot measure it, your knowledge is meager and unsatisfactory."
— William Thomson, Lord Kelvin

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