Metrics 2014 - Program


Seattle, November 5th, 2014, in the Madrona Room.

9:00 - 10:30 am: Broader impacts of research
Robert Frodeman. A theoretical framework for broader impacts
Jorge Herskovic. The US Snowball Metrics Initiative
Timothy D. Bowman. Affordance Use Differences Between Personal and Professional Scholarly Tweets.
Zohreh Zahedi, Stefanie Haustein and Timothy D. Bowman. Exploring data quality and retrieval strategies for Mendeley reader counts
10:30 - 11:00 am: Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00 am: Assessment of metrics and databases
Jevin West. Modifying the Eigenfactor Algorithm for improving interpretability
Katherine McCain. Polysemy in Indexing Practice can Affect Metrics Analyses: The case of GAMES, EXPERIMENTAL in MeSH
Philippe Mongeon and Adèle Paul-Hus. The journal coverage of bibliometric databases: A comparison of Scopus and Web of Science
12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch Break
1:00 - 2:00 pm: Student papers
Winner: Jinseok Kim (Student) and Jana Diesner. Adverse Effects of Initial-Based Name Disambiguation on Measurements of Large-Scale Coauthorship Networks
Ashraf Maleki (Student). Networking in Science Tweets Linking to Scholarly Articles of Iran
Ehsan Mohammadi (Student), Mike Thelwall and Kayvan Kousha. A Survey of Mendeley Users to Help Interpret Readership Altmetrics
2:00 - 2:30 pm: Coffee Break
2:30 - 3:30 pm: Applications of metrics (I)
Bradford Demarest, Cassidy R. Sugimoto and Vincent Larivière. Mapping the Sciences via Social and Epistemic Discourse
Gali Halevi and Judit Bar-Ilan. Some Observations on the SIGMET Dataset
Ulf Sandström and Peter van den Besselaar. Including gender in large-scale individual level (evaluative) bibliometrics
3:30 - 3:45 pm: Coffee Break
3:45 - 4:30 pm: Applications of metrics (II)
Yasar Tonta. Use and Misuse of Bibliometric Measures for Assessment of Academic Performance, Tenure and Publication Support
Vanessa Pena. The Use and Limitations of Publication and Patent Citation Analyses to Trace the Federal Government Support of Additive Manufacturing Technologies