Research metrics measure research performance and attention to research. They can monitor your publication track record and top papers.
But how can you demonstrate the bibliometric performance of your publications and put it into context for your next grant or promotion application?
The aim of this library guide is to help you;
The prevalence of metrics in the assessment of research, researchers and research institutions has lead global initiatives to encourage the responsible use of metrics.
The responsible use of metrics principles recognises that while there is a place for quantitative measures in assessment, they shouldn’t replace qualitative assessment.
Apply the following responsible use of metrics principles to your research submission and application metrics:
The Metric Tide: Report of the Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment and Management
Responsible Australian metrics use
Refer to scheme-specific rules to determine what metric information should or shouldn't be included in your grant or promotion application. Funding rules change from year to year.
The use of metrics to demonstrate research impact or to compare researchers/publications/faculties is generating strong debate within academic and publishing communities. For more information the following websites and articles are recommended: