This course provides an introduction to bibliometric data sources and indicators. The course covers the fundamentals that professional users of bibliometrics need to be familiar with. The course Bibliometric Data Sources and Indicators has different editions, offered on-site in Leiden, the Netherlands and offered online.
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This course provides an in-depth introduction to scientometric visualization, focusing on the popular VOSviewer software tool developed at CWTS. The course is taught by Nees Jan van Eck and Ludo Waltman, the developers of the VOSviewer software. It emphasizes practical hands-on training with the software. The course Visualizing Science Using VOSviewer is offered online.
Scientometric analyses are increasingly performed using open data, making these analyses more transparent, inclusive, and reproducible. The course Scientometrics Using Open Data provides an in-depth introduction to such open data, covering data sources such as Crossref, ORCID, OpenAlex, and others. CWTS organizes the course jointly with the Curtin Open Knowledge Initiative (COKI). It is offered online.
CWTS annually organizes the CWTS Scientometrics Summer School, providing doctoral-level training in the field of scientometrics. The summer school is focused on PhD students and other (junior) researchers. Participation in the summer school is not possible for professional users of scientometrics. We invite professional users to participate in the courses listed above.