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Revisiting The Metric Tide
19/07/2016: As we reported last summer, The Metric Tide is an independent report commissioned by HEFCE that was published in July 2015. It looks at the current and future roles of quantitative evaluation [...]
Get your ORCID working for you!
18/07/2016: As I write over 2,300,000 ORCIDs have been registered by researchers globally.  ORCIDs have gained traction with publishers, funders and universities as a way of persistently identifying [...]
The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)
13/07/2016: The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) is an initiative to change the way that research is evaluated. It centres on the belief there is an over-reliance on bibliometrics, [...]
ORO Downloads – June 2016
08/07/2016: I’m a bit reluctant to publish lists of top downloads from ORO as they only tell the story of those items that get an exceptional number of downloads from ORO.  Sometimes these numbers are [...]
A checklist for evaluating journals to publish in
07/07/2016: For a recent OU training session I co-ran entitled “Finding and evaluating external scholarship literature” I was asked to speak very briefly about evaluating journals to publish [...]
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