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Prestige of scholarly book publishers: an investigation into criteria, processes, and practices across countries

@article{Dagiene2020PrestigeOS,
  title={Prestige of scholarly book publishers: an investigation into criteria, processes, and practices across countries},
  author={Eleonora Dagiene},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2008.06008}
}
Numerous national research assessment policies set the goal of promoting "excellence" and incentivise scholars to publish their research in the most prestigious journals or with the most prestigious book publishers. We investigate the practicalities of the assessment of book outputs based on the prestige of book publishers (Denmark, Finland, Flanders, Lithuania, Norway). Additionally, we test whether such assessments are transparent and yield consistent results. We show inconsistencies in the… 

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