Bibliometrics and Scientometrics for Research Evaluation

We are happy to announce the third edition of the course Bibliometrics and Scientometrics for Research Evaluation to be organized in the US. The course is provided by Leiden University’s Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) in collaboration with the Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. CWTS, located in Leiden, the Netherlands, is a world-leading research center in the field of bibliometrics and scientometrics and an important provider of high-quality bibliometric statistics. Galter Library works closely with Northwestern University’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (NUCATS) to provide support on evaluation and continuous improvement.

The course Bibliometrics and Scientometrics for Research Evaluation offers a deep insight into the use of citation analysis, bibliometric visualization, and other related tools for evaluating scientific research.

The course takes three days and is scheduled for 8‐10 July 2019.

Learning Objectives: 

After completing the course, you will be able to: · Understand and interpret a wide range of publication- and citation-based statistics; · Use the VOSviewer software developed at CWTS in a proficient manner to create your own professional bibliometric visualizations; and · Reflect critically on proper and improper use of bibliometric and scientometric information in the evaluation of scientific research

Competencies: 
Study Design
Statistics and Informatics
Target Learners: 
Principal Investigators
Clinical Research Professionals
Postdoctoral Scholars
Graduate Students



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