**FREE Workshops** - Clarivate Analytics Bibliometrics & Research Evaluation.

Date of news item: 09 March 2017

As advised previously at: http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/news/2017/20170227.html

Jisc Web of Science Service for UK Education Support are organising a series of ***FREE*** Bibliometrics Workshop sessions in various locations throughout the UK - training is provided by Clarivate Analytics (formerly the IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters).

We are pleased to advise that the *first* of these Workshops, being held at the University of Manchester, is now available for booking:

  • EDITED TO ADD: 3 April 2017 University of Edinburgh, 10.30am - 4.30pm (note 10.30am start time)
  • 5 April 2017 University of Manchester, 10.00am - 4.30pm **FULLY BOOKED**
  • EDITED TO ADD: 6 April 2017 University of Reading, 10.00am - 4.30pm

PLEASE NOTE: We are also in the process of finalising details for a workshop to be held at Reading University, we expect to be able to announce the details shortly once confirmed.

Places can be booked online directly using the WoS booking page at:http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/feedback/booking.html or alternatively email the helpdesk at: webofscience@jisc.ac.uk.

Please remember to include the following details:

  • Full name.
  • Institution.
  • Email address.
  • Telephone number.

These workshops are aimed at librarians, as well as research support managers and anyone who has developed an interest in research evaluation.

Workshop Details:

During the session Clarivate Analytics will demonstrate how Bibliometric analysis is being used by the community at strategic levels. Topics covered will include:

  • Part I: The History behind Bibliometrics
    • What are the advantages and disadvantages?
    • Meaningful use of indicators?
    • What are the main challenges related to metrics?
    • How can indicators be used for Research evaluation, in Science Mapping and improving University rankings?
  • Part II: Responsible metrics
    • What data is used and how important is the data for performing bibliometrics?
    • Responsible use of bibliometrics, including skewed nature of bibliometrics, JIF@the journal level, fractional counting, relative measure, etc.
    • Compare like with like and supporting the Leiden Manifesto

Lunch (provided by Clarivate Analytics)

  • Part III: Live demo & Exercises using InCites B&A
  • Part III: Product development feedback

Full details at: http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/support/#training/

Please contact Web of Science Service for UK Education Support email: webofscience@jisc.ac.uk should you have any queries or require support.