Research Assessment publishes high-quality research that advances the development, application, and evaluation of scholarly metrics, including bibliometric, scientometric, informetric, and altmetric studies.
We welcome submissions on the design and development of innovative metrics and indicators of research performance, as well as submissions relating to applications and discussions of various tools, databases and other resources, methods and metrics to evaluate research.
Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
• Scholarly metrics (altmetrics, bibliometrics, scientometrics, informetrics, webometrics, etc.)
• Evaluation of quality, novelty, efficiency, and impact of research
• Assessments at all levels of granularity (author, institutional, regional, national, international)
• Citation analysis
• Co-authorship, contributorship and collaboration analysis
• Mobility analysis
• Team Science
• Scientific Reward System
• Science mapping
• Multi- and interdisciplinarity research
• Principles and theories of research assessment
Indexed in: Google Scholar, DOAJ, CrossRef, Digital Biography & Library Project (dblp), CLOCKSS
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Research Assessment welcomes submissions of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Conceptual Analysis, Correction, Data Report, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Policy and Practice Reviews, Review, Specialty Grand Challenge, Systematic Review and Technology and Code.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Research Assessment, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
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