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What do citation counts measure? A review of studies on citing behavior
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We present a narrative review of studies on the citing behavior of scientists, covering mainly research published in the last 15 years. Expand
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Growth rates of modern science: A bibliometric analysis based on the number of publications and cited references
  • L. Bornmann, R. Mutz
  • Geography, Computer Science
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • 19 February 2014
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In this study, we reexamine the question of the growth of science. Expand
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Do altmetrics point to the broader impact of research? An overview of benefits and disadvantages of altmetrics
  • L. Bornmann
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • J. Informetrics
  • 27 June 2014
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We explore the potential of altmetrics for measuring the impact of research on other areas of society. Expand
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Are there better indices for evaluation purposes than the h index? A comparison of nine different variants of the h index using data from biomedicine
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A factor analysis using bibliographic data on postdoctoral researchers in biomedicine indicate that regarding the h index and its variants, we are dealing with two types of indices that load on one factor each. Expand
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Scientific peer review
  • L. Bornmann
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Annu. Rev. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • 2011
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What is societal impact of research and how can it be assessed? a literature survey
  • L. Bornmann
  • Political Science, Business
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • 1 February 2013
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We present existing research on and practices employed in the assessment of societal impact in the form of a literature survey. Expand
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Integrated Impact Indicators (I3) compared with Impact Factors (IFs): An alternative research design with policy implications
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In bibliometrics, the association of “impact” with central-tendency statistics is mistaken. Expand
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Citation counts for research evaluation: standards of good practice for analyzing bibliometric data and presenting and interpreting results
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We present standards of good practice for analyzing bibliometric data and presenting and interpreting the results. Expand
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Validity of altmetrics data for measuring societal impact: A study using data from Altmetric and F1000Prime
  • L. Bornmann
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • J. Informetrics
  • 29 June 2014
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We show that papers with the tag "good for teaching" do achieve higher altmetric counts than papers without this tag - if the quality of the papers is controlled. Expand
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A multilevel meta-analysis of studies reporting correlations between the h index and 37 different h index variants
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This paper presents the first meta-analysis of studies that computed correlations between the h Index and variants of the h index (such as the g index; in total 37 different variants) that have been proposed and discussed in the literature. Expand
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