DORA

DORA Announces Three-Year Plan For Research Assessment Reform
Industry
April 6, 2023

DORA Announces Three-Year Plan For Research Assessment Reform

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Enhancing the Role of Local Input for Measuring Value
Impact
June 9, 2022

Enhancing the Role of Local Input for Measuring Value

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How Metrics Affect Peer Review for Academic Jobs and Grants
Impact
December 1, 2021

How Metrics Affect Peer Review for Academic Jobs and Grants

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Universities Are More than Their Score in Rankings Tables
Infrastructure
May 28, 2021

Universities Are More than Their Score in Rankings Tables

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Before Plan S, There Was Latin America’s AmeliCA

Before Plan S, There Was Latin America’s AmeliCA

Open access is often discussed as a process of flipping the existing closed subscription based model of scholarly communication to an open one. In Latin America an open access ecosystem for scholarly publishing has been in place for over a decade. Could efforts like Plan S actually hurt this established initiative?

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Do Journal Rankings Give Short Shrift to the South?

Do Journal Rankings Give Short Shrift to the South?

Many research evaluation systems continue to take a narrow view of excellence, judging the value of work based on the journal in which it is published. Recent research by Diego Chavarro, Ismael Ràfols and colleagues shows how such systems underestimate and prove detrimental to the production of research relevant to important social, economic, and environmental issues and reflect the biases of journal citation databases which focus heavily on English-language research from the US and Western Europe.

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Looking for Leiden: Let’s Make Use of ALL Available Metrics

Looking for Leiden: Let’s Make Use of ALL Available Metrics

The Declaration on Research Assessment, or DORA, has yet to achieve widespread institutional support in the UK. Maybe its reception might be warmed if DORA was more like its cousin, the Leiden Manifesto.

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