Bibliometrics / Altmetrics – Impact factor, h-index = Quality? (June 14th, 2023)


Bibliometrics deals with the quantitative analysis of scientific publications using statistical methods. Areas of application include research evaluation (e.g. rankings) as well as research support (e.g. identification of research trends). Altmetrics records usage indicators of electronic publications, such as downloads, mentions in social networks, etc.

  • What is bibliometrics?
  • What key figures are there and how are they calculated?
  • Where can I find the key figures?
  • What are the applications of the indicators?
  • Do the metrics say anything about the quality of publications?
  • What are altmetrics?

You will get answers to these questions in the workshop and can apply your new knowledge directly to practical examples.

Target group: Doctoral candidates and postdocs (TU Darmstadt and RMU)

Language: English

Trainers: Harald Gerlach, Andre Pfeifer & Heiko Grund | Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Darmstadt

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 14th, 2023 | 03:20 pm – 04:50 pm

Location: Online (Zoom)

Registration: Please fill in the Ingenium registration form.

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