Bibliometrics in Social Work by Gary Holden, Gary Rosenberg, Kathleen Barker

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By Gary Holden, Gary Rosenberg, Kathleen Barker

Bibliometrics in Social paintings examiness the cross-disciplinary box of bibliometrics, together with the a number of suggestions and purposes which have been defined within the scholarly literature. relocating past this normal review, the authors learn purposes of bibliometrics in social paintings. next chapters aspect how the strategy can be utilized to illustrate the eventual influence at the box of guides in chosen journals. those analyses are performed utilizing the bibliometric approach known as quotation research. The authors then circulate directly to current what's going to be a debatable idea to a few within the box: utilizing bibliometrics strategies in making educational team of workers judgements. The authors suggest that hiring, retention, tenure and advertising judgements should be made extra uniform and reasonable through the use of quotation research. a sequence of specialists in bibliometric analyses then seriously reply to those preliminary chapters. The authors finish by means of weaving their responses to those commentators with new scholarship on bibliometrics that has lately seemed.

This exact publication is a invaluable relief for social paintings students. Drawing on extensive interdisciplinary streams of scholarship from around the globe, the gathering illuminates a box that isn't popular to social employees. whereas carefully advocating for a couple of functions of the method, the authors stability this place via providing a accomplished precis of the criticisms of the strategy and by means of the inclusion of a sequence of serious commentaries by way of the best specialists on those concerns within the box of social paintings. Bibliometrics in Social paintings either summarizes what we all know and pushes the sector to consider how social paintings execs can use this method of increase our scholarship and the assessment of students.

Bibliometrics in Social paintings addreses:

  • theoretical and methodological issuess
  • execs and cons from the view of various bibliometric scholars
  • bibliometrics outdoor of social work
  • functions inside social paintings formerly suggested within the literature
  • estimates which have been suggested within the literature of ways a lot social employees submit and what sort of impression these courses have had
  • how quotation research can be utilized to analyzed a range of guides in one magazine and their next impact
  • how quotation research may be used to enhance educational employment decisions
  • issues concerning self-citation and a number of authorship
  • dimension concerns in bibliometrics (e.g., age changes; focus citedness, and uncitedness; the cost Index; lag instances; endurance; synchronous and diachronous self-citations; the a number of writer Qualifier)

Bibliometrics in Social paintings severely examines those equipment and their functions in social paintings. The booklet may be an enlightening learn for social paintings students and people educational directors occupied with the assessment of social paintings students, in addition to educational librarians that help social paintings courses.

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Impact of editors. , Lindsey, 1978a, Ch. 4) contrast of the productivity of psychology, social work and social work journal editorial board members. Utilizing various citation related indicators as measures of quality, Lindsey concluded that social work editorial board members produced less and lower quality scholarship. Pardeck et al. (1991) partially replicated Lindsey’s studies from the mid- to late-1970s and contrasted five social work and five psychology journal editorial boards. They used the number of times each editorial board member was cited (when they were the first author) in the SSCI in 1989 as the outcome and found that psychology editorial board members were cited more frequently in 1989.

They used the number of times each editorial board member was cited (when they were the first author) in the SSCI in 1989 as the outcome and found that psychology editorial board members were cited more frequently in 1989. The re-analysis of this data (Pardeck, 1992a) was published in Research on Social Work Practice along with a series of commentaries (Epstein, 1992; Fortune, 1992; Gillespie & Khinduka, 1992; Hopps, 1992; Lindsey, 1992; Reamer, 1992; Schuerman, 1992) and a reply from Pardeck (1992b).

Utilizing various citation related indicators as measures of quality, Lindsey concluded that social work editorial board members produced less and lower quality scholarship. Pardeck et al. (1991) partially replicated Lindsey’s studies from the mid- to late-1970s and contrasted five social work and five psychology journal editorial boards. They used the number of times each editorial board member was cited (when they were the first author) in the SSCI in 1989 as the outcome and found that psychology editorial board members were cited more frequently in 1989.

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