AAA - Benchmarking Results CIAT


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AAA - Benchmarking Results CIAT

  1. 1. AAA - Benchmarking Results CIAT Availability and Accessibility Based on 2006 CGIAR Performance Indicator Outputs Edith Hesse CIAT Knowledge Sharing Week, 18-22may09
  2. 2. Benchmarking Research Outputs - Methodology Citation of each output searched in Center for Availability Compile Center’s research outputs from 2006 Performance Report to Science Council Feedback from Communications / Library Unit Citations searched for Accessibility online (full text) in various services Document new initiatives in the Center Present findings to Center Analysis Center publications catalog/ website, internal repositories, Google AGORA, AGRIS, CAB Abstracts, Google Scholar, Center website Where Center is in terms of Availability and Accessibility; and Pathways to improve it Research outputs: peer-reviewed articles, other journal articles, book chapters, own reports
  3. 3. CIAT Research Outputs Based on 2006 Performance Indicators <ul><li>84 peer reviewed articles </li></ul><ul><li>47 peer reviewed book chapters </li></ul><ul><li>87 conference and workshop papers </li></ul><ul><li>39 articles from other journals </li></ul><ul><li>49 own reports/ publications (not including newsletters, annual report) </li></ul><ul><li>Total 306 research outputs </li></ul>
  4. 4. Availability and Accessibility of research Outputs Based on 2006 Performance Indicators Availability Citation Accessibility Full text
  5. 5. Availability and Accessibility of Research Outputs Based on 2006 Performance Indicators Accessibility – Full Text Availability - Citation 41 10 0 13 92 87 0 90 39 Other journal articles 51 6 NA 2 88 98 24 88 49 Own reports/ publications 15 8 NA 0 33 33 0 23 87 Conference, workshop papers 4 0 NA 11 100 94 0 81 47 Peer reviewed book chapters 31 1 55 26 96 88 0 100 84 Peer reviewed journal articles Full text Online ‘ Open’ (%) AGRIS (%) AGORA (%) Google Scholar (%) Google (%) CIAT website (%) Publications catalog (%) Library catalog (%) Total 2006 Research Outputs
  6. 6. Availability (Citations) Results <ul><li>Excellent availability for : </li></ul><ul><li>Peer reviewed journal articles </li></ul><ul><li>100% available via CIAT’s library catalog* </li></ul><ul><li>96% via Google </li></ul><ul><li>Peer reviewed book chapters </li></ul><ul><li>81% available via library catalog </li></ul><ul><li>100% via Google </li></ul><ul><li>* NOTE: All CIAT library catalog entries are </li></ul><ul><li>available in the CGVlibrary. </li></ul><ul><li>Less available: </li></ul><ul><li>Conference & workshop papers </li></ul><ul><li>23% available via library catalog </li></ul><ul><li>33% available via Google </li></ul><ul><li>Other journal articles </li></ul><ul><li>39% available via library catalog </li></ul><ul><li>92% available via Google </li></ul><ul><li>Own reports/publications </li></ul><ul><li>88% available via library catalog </li></ul><ul><li>88% available via Google </li></ul>
  7. 7. Accessibility (Full Text) Results <ul><li>Peer reviewed journal articles </li></ul><ul><li>31% accessible via library catalog and web </li></ul><ul><li>26% via Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Peer reviewed book chapters </li></ul><ul><li>4% accessible via library catalog and/or web </li></ul><ul><li>11% via Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Conference & workshop papers </li></ul><ul><li>15% accessible via library catalog </li></ul><ul><li>33% accessible via Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Other journal articles </li></ul><ul><li>41% accessible via library catalog </li></ul><ul><li>13% accessible via Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Own reports/publications </li></ul><ul><li>51% available via library catalog </li></ul><ul><li>2% available via Google Scholar </li></ul>Poor accessibility for most categories
  8. 8. What should be done to improve accessibility? <ul><li>Researcher </li></ul><ul><li>Observe CIAT policy on technical and scientific publication (#1.08) </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiate better copyright terms – certain flexibility for non-profits </li></ul><ul><li>Post final author version on the web (PDF after peer review, not final published version) </li></ul><ul><li>Inform library staff about special permissions you negotiate </li></ul><ul><li>… other pathways </li></ul><ul><li>Library staff </li></ul><ul><li>Make CIAT’s library catalog harvestable (in preparation) </li></ul><ul><li>Provide as many full text links to existing library records </li></ul><ul><li>Request permissions from publishers </li></ul><ul><li>Advise researchers on copyright negotiations </li></ul><ul><li>… other pathways </li></ul>
  9. 9. CIAT Policy # 1.08: Technical & Scientific Publications (last update June 2002) Library Deposit in print and/or electronic format required for: Thesis Working documents published by CIAT Projects Final project reports Books published by CIAT projects Annual project reports Book chapters Posters presented at conference Articles published in technical bulletins Papers presented at conference Journal articles in non-refereed journals Papers published in conference proceedings Journal articles in refereed journals
  10. 10. Ongoing initiatives – to improve accessibility <ul><li>Internal seminars accessible since 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific Posters Exhibits accessible since 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>CGIAR wide initiatives: SINGER, CSI, and CGVlibrary </li></ul><ul><li>Global and regional initiatives: AGRIS and AGRI2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Google Book Search: 250 CIAT books digitized </li></ul><ul><li>E-Books </li></ul><ul><li>Dissemination via different channels: press releases, web/intranet news, E-Newsletter & Alerts, etc. Also via social media (Blog, Slideshare, FlickR, RSS, etc.) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Good news… <ul><li>CIAT outputs score high on availability </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility in most categories can be improved through concerted efforts </li></ul><ul><li>We count on the decisive support of the DG </li></ul>