The Use of Bibliometrics to Measure Research Performance in Education Sciences

  title={The Use of Bibliometrics to Measure Research Performance in Education Sciences},
  author={A. Diem and S. Wolter},
  journal={Research in Higher Education},
  • A. Diem, S. Wolter
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Research in Higher Education
  • This paper investigates the fitness-for-purpose and soundness of bibliometric parameters for measuring and elucidating the research performance of individual researchers in the field of education sciences in Switzerland. In order to take into account the specificities of publication practices of researchers in education sciences, the analyses are based on two separate databases: Web of Science and Google Scholar. Both databases show a very unequal distribution of the individual research output… CONTINUE READING
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