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The Publishing imperative: the pervasive influence of publication metrics

Steele, Colin; Butler, Linda; Kingsley, Danny


This article summarises the effects of the increasing global trend towards measuring research quality and effectiveness through, in particular, publication-based metrics, and its effects on scholarly communication. Such metrics are increasingly influencing the behaviour patterns of administrators, publishers, librarians, and researchers. Impact and citation measures, which often rely solely on Thomson Scientific data, are examined in the context of university league tables and research...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Learned Publishing
DOI: 10.1087/095315106778690751


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