Can you say, without a doubt, that you are measuring publication impact correctly? The aim of Snowball Metrics is to become the international standard that enables users to understand their strengths and weaknesses, either at an individual, group or institutional level. This allows users to build and monitor effective research strategies and publication impact.
• Defensible: Methodologies are not tied to any particular provider of data or tools.
• Transparent: Algorithms are freely available and allows for reproducibility.
• Standardized: Consistent methodologies across institutions.
• Flexible: You do not need to use them all – select whichever will add value to your decision making in any particular situation.
Watch this space next month to learn more about the Snowball metric Scholarly Output.