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Prometheus Assessed?

Research Measurement, Peer Review, and Citation Analysis

  • 1st Edition - April 11, 2012
  • Authors: Shaun Goldfinch, Kiyoshi Yamamoto
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 8 4 3 3 4 - 5 8 9 - 3
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 7 8 0 6 3 - 3 0 1 - 5

This book examines the problems, pitfalls and opportunities of different models of assessing research quality, drawing on studies from around the world. Aimed at academics,… Read more

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This book examines the problems, pitfalls and opportunities of different models of assessing research quality, drawing on studies from around the world. Aimed at academics, education officials and public servants, key features include an overview of the argument of whether research should be assessed and how research quality should be determined. Prometheus Assessed? offers a survey of research assessment models in the US, UK, Japan and New Zealand and includes an examination of citation analysis and comparison between the different models.