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Research Policy Committee of Universities (dir.) (2007). The use of bibliometrics to measure research quality in UK higher education institutions. London : Universities UK. En ligne : <http://www.universities ... es/Publication-275.aspx>. 
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Resource type: Report/Documentation
BibTeX citation key: EvidenceLtd2007a
Categories: General
Keywords: scientométrie
Creators: Evidence Ltd, Research Policy Committee of Universities
Publisher: Universities UK (London)
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URLs     http://www.univers ... blication-275.aspx
Abstract     
It is the Government’s intention that the current method for determining the quality of university research – the UK Research
Assessment Exercise (RAE) – should be replaced after the next cycle is completed in 2008.
Metrics, rather than peer-review, will be the focus of the new system and it is expected that bibliometrics (using counts of journal
articles and their citations) will be a central quality index in this system.
The objective of any change in the assessment method should be to sustain recent
improvements in UK research performance. To do this, the metrics system will need not only to be technically correct but also to be acceptable to and inspire confidence among the researchers whose performance is assessed.

Bibliometrics are probably the most useful of a number of variables that could feasibly be used to create a metric of some aspect of research performance.

Thomson Scientific holds sound international databases of journals and their citations with good time, subject and institutional coverage. These data
have characteristics (particularly in terms of publication and citation cultures of different fields) which mean that they must be interpreted and analysed with caution.

They need to be normalised to account for year and discipline and the fact that their distribution is skewed. These factors will affect analyses and must be addressed with care.
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La prioritĂ© immĂ©diate du Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)est de dĂ©velopper des indicateurs quantitatifs pour les sciences et techniques, pendant que la recherche dans les autres aires disciplinaires continuera Ă  ĂȘtre Ă©valuĂ©e Ă  travers des processus impliquant surtout les pairs.

Dans les domaines de disciplines appliquĂ©es ou relatives Ă  des politiques publiques, les productions clĂ©s sont moins susceptibles d'Ă©pouser toujours la forme d'articles de revues. Les indicateurs bibliomĂ©triques sont moins signifiants, techniquement difficiles Ă  produire et beaucoup moins acceptables comme moyen de mesurer la qualitĂ© aux yeux des chercheurs.   Added by: orey
Il existe un fossĂ© de crĂ©dibilitĂ© entre ce que les chercheurs utilisent eux-mĂȘmes Ă  l'intĂ©rieur de leur communautĂ© (comme les indicateurs de citation) et ce qu'ils seraient prĂȘt Ă  accepter comme mode d'Ă©valuation de leur communautĂ©.   Added by: orey
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