Author Archives: Scholarly Communication Research Group

Publication patterns in eight European countries

In a comparison of SSH publication patterns across eight countries we show that the use of language and publication types are influenced by each country’s cultural and historic heritage.

We collected data on all peer-reviewed SSH publications and specifically for the disciplines of economics and business, law, and philosophy and theology for the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Flanders (Belgium), Norway, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia.…

Emanuel Kulczycki & Ewa A. Rozkosz’s article in “Scientometrics”

This article discusses the Polish Journal Ranking, which is used in the research evaluation system in Poland. In 2015, the ranking, which represents all disciplines, allocated 17,437 journals into three lists: A, B, and C. The B list constitutes a ranking of Polish journals that are indexed neither in the Web of Science nor the European Reference Index for the Humanities.

Emanuel Kulczycki’s article in “Journal of Informetrics”

This article discusses the metrics used in the national research evaluation in Poland of the period 2009–2012. The Polish system uses mostly parametric assessments to make the evaluation more objective and independent from its peers. We have analysed data on one million research outcomes and assessment results of 962 scientific units in the period 2009–2012.

Emanuel Kulczycki’s article in “Research Evaluation”

The Polish performance-based research funding system, which is called the Comprehensive Evaluation of Scientific Units, is very complex. It comprises several aspects: the publication counting system, the Polish journal ranking, and translating the assessment criteria into the point system. The Polish model applies to all types of research institutions, which are evaluated through the same criteria.…

RESSH 2017 –­ Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Call for Papers

University of Antwerp, Campus Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
6–7 July 2017

The EvalHum Initiative is pleased to open the call for papers for its second international conference on Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities (RESSH), to be held at the University of Antwerp, Belgium, on the 6thand 7th of July 2017.…