Bibliometric research evaluation. The case of Sub-department Environmental Technology Wouter Gerritsma Information spciali...
Contents <ul><li>Midterm review 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Citation analysis Explained </li></ul><ul><li>Journal selection </l...
The incentive for this presentation <ul><li>Wimek midterm evaluation 2005 </li></ul>
Relative impact 1.8 7 Social Sciences, General  0 1 Physics 1.27 33 Microbiology 0.17 1 Materials Science 0.15 1 Geoscienc...
Analysis over last 10 years 0 24 0.92 9.95 3244 326 All 0 11 0.83 4.67 803 172 2000-2004 0 13 1.01 15.85 24 41 154 1995-19...
In conclusion <ul><li>ETE very productive group </li></ul><ul><li>Average citation impact </li></ul>
But what does it mean? <ul><li>Citation data from  Web of Science </li></ul><ul><li>Research Fields from  Essential Scienc...
How do we compare numbers? <ul><li>Scientist Z. Math has a publication from 1996 with 17 citations </li></ul><ul><li>Scien...
Baseline mathematics
Baseline Molecular Biology
Example <ul><li>Zee, F.P.v.d., G. Lettinga, and J.A. Field (2001) Azo dye decolourisation by anaerobic granular sludge.  C...
Journal selection
Where to publish <ul><li>It is better to publish one paper in a quality journal than multiple papers in lesser journals. …...
Journal selection <ul><li>Quantitative tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal citations reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jo...
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) <ul><li>Reports 3 measures </li></ul><ul><li>Impact factor </li></ul><ul><li>Immediacy Inde...
 
 
From ESI <ul><li>Limitation of IF, 2 year frame </li></ul><ul><li>ESI Average citations per article over a 10 year period ...
 
Impact factor <ul><li>Performance measure for journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“…  it is also used for assessment of the qua...
50 % of articles generate 90% of all cites Seglen, P. O. (1997). Why the impact factor of journals should not be used for ...
What’s in a name Department of Environmental Technology,  Wageningen University ,  P.O. Box 8129, 6700 EV Wageningen, The ...
Dep. of Environmental Technology,  Wageningen Univ. and Research Centre ,  Bomenweg 2, HD 6703 Wageningen, The Netherlands
 
Department of Agricultural, Environmental and System Technology,  Sub-department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen U...
Department of Agrotechnology and Food Sciences,  Wageningen University Agrotechnion, Mansholtlaan 10,  Wageningen 6708 PA,...
Department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University,  6700 EV Wageningen, Netherlands
Sub-department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University,  P.O. Box 8129, 6700 EV Wageningen, Netherlands
Are these researchers the same? <ul><li>J. van Lier or J.B. van Lier </li></ul><ul><li>P. Lens or P.N.L. Lens </li></ul><u...
Library course <ul><li>Citation analysis: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>18 March 2008, 9.00 am-12.30 pm, room PC421  </li></ul></u...
Publish, be cited or perish!
Thank you ! More info:  http://wowter.net This presentation:  http:// www.slideshare.net/wowter/ete -presentation
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  1. 1. Bibliometric research evaluation. The case of Sub-department Environmental Technology Wouter Gerritsma Information spcialist, Wageningen UR Library
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Midterm review 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Citation analysis Explained </li></ul><ul><li>Journal selection </li></ul><ul><li>What’s in a name? </li></ul>
  3. 3. The incentive for this presentation <ul><li>Wimek midterm evaluation 2005 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Relative impact 1.8 7 Social Sciences, General 0 1 Physics 1.27 33 Microbiology 0.17 1 Materials Science 0.15 1 Geosciences 1.01 184 Environment/Ecology 1.46 3 Engineering 0.76 12 Chemistry 0.52 84 Biology & Biochemistry 1.06 2 Agricultural Sciences RI # Papers Research area (ISI-ESI)
  5. 5. Analysis over last 10 years 0 24 0.92 9.95 3244 326 All 0 11 0.83 4.67 803 172 2000-2004 0 13 1.01 15.85 24 41 154 1995-1999 Papers in top 1% Papers in top 10% RI Cits/ Pub Cits Pubs Period
  6. 6. In conclusion <ul><li>ETE very productive group </li></ul><ul><li>Average citation impact </li></ul>
  7. 7. But what does it mean? <ul><li>Citation data from Web of Science </li></ul><ul><li>Research Fields from Essential Science Indicators </li></ul><ul><li>Baseline data from Essential Science Indicators </li></ul>
  8. 8. How do we compare numbers? <ul><li>Scientist Z. Math has a publication from 1996 with 17 citations </li></ul><ul><li>Scientist M. Biology has a publication from 2003 with 24 citations </li></ul>
  9. 9. Baseline mathematics
  10. 10. Baseline Molecular Biology
  11. 11. Example <ul><li>Zee, F.P.v.d., G. Lettinga, and J.A. Field (2001) Azo dye decolourisation by anaerobic granular sludge. Chemosphere 44:1169-1176. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time cited: 65 times </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chemosphere (look up in journals menu ESI) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Environment/Ecology , 7.95 citations per article </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Baseline data (from ESI) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Article from 2001 in Environment/ecology: Average: 11.62 citations, 10%: 27 citations, 1%: 82 citations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RI= 65 / 11.62 = 5.6 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Journal selection
  13. 13. Where to publish <ul><li>It is better to publish one paper in a quality journal than multiple papers in lesser journals. …………. Try to publish in journals that have high impact factors; chances are your paper will have high impact, too, if accepted. </li></ul>Bourne PE (2005) Ten Simple Rules for Getting Published . PLoS Comput Biol 1(5): e57 doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.0010057 or at SciVee
  14. 14. Journal selection <ul><li>Quantitative tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal citations reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal information from Essential Science Indicators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ScimagoJR </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Journal Citation Reports (JCR) <ul><li>Reports 3 measures </li></ul><ul><li>Impact factor </li></ul><ul><li>Immediacy Index </li></ul><ul><li>Cited half life </li></ul>Cited half-life 50% citations 50% citations 3 1 Immediacy index Window Impact Factor Window
  16. 18. From ESI <ul><li>Limitation of IF, 2 year frame </li></ul><ul><li>ESI Average citations per article over a 10 year period </li></ul>
  17. 20. Impact factor <ul><li>Performance measure for journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“… it is also used for assessment of the quality of individual papers, scientists and departments. For the latter a scientific basis is lacking, as we will demonstrate in this contribution” (Opthof, 1997) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opthof, T. (1997). Sense and nonsense about the impact factor. Cardiovascular Research 33 (1): 1-7. http:// dx.doi.org /10.1016/S0008-6363(96)00215-5 </li></ul></ul>
  18. 21. 50 % of articles generate 90% of all cites Seglen, P. O. (1997). Why the impact factor of journals should not be used for evaluating research. BMJ 314 (7079): 497-502. http://bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/314/7079/497
  19. 22. What’s in a name Department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University , P.O. Box 8129, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands
  20. 23. Dep. of Environmental Technology, Wageningen Univ. and Research Centre , Bomenweg 2, HD 6703 Wageningen, The Netherlands
  21. 25. Department of Agricultural, Environmental and System Technology, Sub-department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 8129, 6700 EV Wageningen, The Netherlands
  22. 26. Department of Agrotechnology and Food Sciences, Wageningen University Agrotechnion, Mansholtlaan 10, Wageningen 6708 PA, Netherlands
  23. 27. Department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, 6700 EV Wageningen, Netherlands
  24. 28. Sub-department of Environmental Technology, Wageningen University, P.O. Box 8129, 6700 EV Wageningen, Netherlands
  25. 29. Are these researchers the same? <ul><li>J. van Lier or J.B. van Lier </li></ul><ul><li>P. Lens or P.N.L. Lens </li></ul><ul><li>H. Temmink or B.G. Temmink </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Female PhD students !? </li></ul></ul>
  26. 30. Library course <ul><li>Citation analysis: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>18 March 2008, 9.00 am-12.30 pm, room PC421 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://wowter.net/2007/12/12/citation-analysis-for-research-evaluation/ </li></ul></ul>
  27. 31. Publish, be cited or perish!
  28. 32. Thank you ! More info: http://wowter.net This presentation: http:// www.slideshare.net/wowter/ete -presentation
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