Evaluating universities using simple scientometric research-output metrics : total citation counts per university for a retrospective seven-year rolling sample

@inproceedings{Charlton2007EvaluatingUU,
  title={Evaluating universities using simple scientometric research-output metrics : total citation counts per university for a retrospective seven-year rolling sample},
  author={Bruce G Charlton and P{\'e}ter Andr{\'a}s},
  year={2007}
}
We advocate a scientometric, top-down and institution-based research-assessment methodology that is based on total citations accumulated from all publications associated with a specific university during the survey period. The exercise could be done every year using a rolling seven-year retrospective sample and should be performed by at least two independent auditors. Identification of elite ‘revolutionary-science’ institutions could be accomplished using a metric derived from the distribution… CONTINUE READING