Tag Archives: bibliometrics

Try the Book Citation Index

The Library has another three-month trial of Thomson Reuter’s ‘Book Citation Index’ in the ‘Web of Knowledge’ (WoK).  The Book Citation Index (BKCI) does exactly what the journal citation indexes do, in that it maintains a count of the number of … Continue reading

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What’s all the huha about? ‘Altmetrics’: uncovering the invisible in research

There’s been a lot of debate about the validity of impact factors over the years (and there have been many attempts to measure impact but none wholly accurate).  Just this week on Twitter, the discussion took off again after the … Continue reading

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