How implementation of bibliometric practice affects the role of academic libraries

@article{strm2013HowIO,
  title={How implementation of bibliometric practice affects the role of academic libraries},
  author={Fredrik {\AA}str{\"o}m and Joacim Hansson},
  journal={JOLIS},
  year={2013},
  volume={45},
  pages={316-322}
}
This article discusses potential consequences of implementing bibliometrics as an institutionalized practice in academic libraries. Results are reported from a survey among libraries in Sweden with organized bibliometric activities. Incorporating bibliometric activities is one way of redefining and widening the role of the library. Implementation of bibliometric practice is motivated by ambitions to provide more complete scholarly communication-related services, as well as to increase the… CONTINUE READING

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