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Bibliometrics - Assessing Research: Home

Introduction

Bibliometrics are a quantitative way to assess research. At their simplest, these metrics measure total publications and total citations, but can expand to include complex network analysis and give an overview of the research environment. As with all metrics, numbers only tell part of the story and they should be used to support expert judgement. 

It is essential to use metrics fairly and appropriately: metrics are affected strongly by discipline, year of publication, document type, and by career length. The University Responsible Research Metrics policy sets out terms for using appropriate research metrics responsibly.

 

 

 

Types of metrics

Guides on what Traditional metrics and altmetrics are

 

Responsible metrics

 How to use metrics appropriately and responsibly

 

Training

Explore our training materials on measuring research assessment

     

 

Researcher IDs

Manage your research identity

 

Tools for metrics

How to measure research assessment

 

Metrics services

Support available from the metrics team

 
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