The course will be held on-site in Leiden, the Netherlands on 6 and 7 June 2023.
The venue is the Willem Einthoven Building, Kolffpad 1, 2333 BN Leiden, the Netherlands.
This two-day 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.
After completing the course, you will:
The course is provided by the following lecturers:
Clara Calero-Medina, PhD: Clara is senior researcher and bibliometric consultant at CWTS. She has a background in economics, and science and technologies studies. Clara is a member of the Information & Openness focal area at CWTS.
Vincent Traag, PhD: Vincent is senior researcher at CWTS. He has a background in sociology and applied mathematics. Vincent is a member of the Engagement & Inclusion focal area at CWTS. In addition to his scientific research, Vincent is also a bibliometric consultant at CWTS.
Ludo Waltman, Professor of Quantitative Science Studies: Ludo is one of the coordinators of the Information & Openness focal area at CWTS. He is also coordinator of the CWTS Leiden Ranking and co-developer of the VOSviewer software for bibliometric visualization.
The course fee is € 1000 excluding 21% VAT. This includes coffee, tea and lunch during the course and a course dinner with the lecturers. The maximum number of participants is 20. The course will be hosted on-site. Participants are expected to bring their own laptop, which is required for some of the practical exercises.