The course Bibliometrics and Scientometrics for Research Evaluation offers a deep insight into the use of citation analysis, bibliometric visualization, and other related tools for evaluating scientific research. Information on the course, including the course program, is offered below.
The course aims to provide participants with a thorough understanding of citation analysis and bibliometric visualization, focusing on their use in research evaluation. After completing the course, you will be able to:
The course aims to serve a broad audience that includes anyone with a professional interest in citation analysis, bibliometric visualization, and other scientometric tools for research evaluation. The course is most beneficial for participants that already have some basic knowledge on bibliometrics and citation analysis.
In order to have optimal possibilities for interaction with the lecturers, the number of participants in the course is limited to 25. Participants are expected to bring their own laptop with them.
The course is provided by the following lecturers:
Ludo Waltman PhD: Ludo is professor of Quantitative Science Studies and deputy director of CWTS. He is one of the developers of the popular VOSviewer software, He is also responsible for the CWTS Leiden Ranking. Ludo is Editor-in-Chief of Quantitative Science Studies, a recently established scientific journal in the field of scientometrics.
Ed Noijons PhD: As operational director of CWTS, Ed is responsible for applied bibliometric analyses carried out by CWTS. Ed has over 25 years of experience in bibliometric research and applied bibliometric projects. His research interests include structuring and mapping of science, with a focus on applications in science policy and research management.
Mark Neijssel MSc: As bibliometric consultant he is responsible for the development of the contract research activities for research performance studies, network analyses and science mapping studies and tailor-made training courses for CWTS' clients. All of these activities are fueled by the research conducted at the scientific institute.
The local organizers of the course are Kristi Holmes and Karen Gutzman from the Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University.