Material Detail

Bibliometrics: Making Sense of Citations

Bibliometrics: Making Sense of Citations

This module will introduce basic techniques in bibliometrics, such as citation analysis, citation impact factors, and bibliometric networks. You will consider the application of these kinds of methods for analysis of research quantity and quality.  In addition to learning bibliographic methods, you will consider the limits of this form of analysis. Specifically you will confront and question the “publish or perish” model of academic...

Show More


  • Editor Reviews
  • User Rating
  • Comments
  • Learning Exercises
  • Bookmark Collections (2) Bookmark Collections
  • Course ePortfolios
  • Accessibility Info

More about this material


Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.