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The Scholarly Communication Cycle

About the Scholarly Communication Cycle, Including Relevant Whittemore Library & FSU Resources


Citations, journal impact factors, h-indices, even tweets and Facebook likes – there are no end of quantitative measures that can now be used to try to assess the quality and wider impacts of research. But how robust and reliable are such metrics, and what weight – if any – should we give them in the future management of research systems at the national or institutional level?

-Responsible Metrics: 'The Metric Tide'

Post-Publication Metrics (Your Work Being Cited by Others, and More)

Post-Publication Peer Review

Research Community Discussion/Advocacy about Research Assessment