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Registration Open for “Bibliometrics and Scientometrics for Research Evaluation” Course in Chicago (June 22-24)

(via Ramune Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University)

We are happy to announce registration is open for the “Bibliometrics and Scientometrics for Research Evaluation”. The course is provided by Leiden University’s Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) in collaboration with the Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

Location: Chicago, IL

Dates: June 22-24, 2020

After completing the course, you will be able to: 

  • understand and interpret a wide range of publication- and citation-based statistics;
  • use the VOSviewer software developed at CWTS in a proficient manner to create your own professional bibliometric visualizations; and
  • reflect critically on proper and improper use of bibliometric and scientometric information in the evaluation of scientific research

Visit the course website to begin registration.

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