Lorenzo Infantino

Research Evaluation: the Dangers of Bibliometric Indexes

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Keywords: Bibliometric Indexes, Research Evaluation

Nowadays, assessment of research is a critical step in the recruitment process of academic personnel. Bibliometric indexes have been proposed as the optimal solution to evaluate researchers' work and merits. The debate concerns the ability of those indexes to synthesize merits; it will probably continue for a long time. This paper aims to offer some critical consideration to the current discussion.

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