Additional readings and various perspectives

Abbott, A., Cyranoski, D., Jones, N., Maher, B., Schiermeier, Q., & Van Noorden, R. (2010). Metrics: Do metrics matter? Nature, 465(7300), 860–862.

Hicks, D., Wouters, P., Waltman, L., de Rijcke, S., & Rafols, I. (2015). Bibliometrics: The Leiden Manifesto for research metrics. Nature, 520(7548), 429–431.

Raff, J. W. (2013). The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment [DORA]. Biology Open, 2(6).

Sahel, J.-A. (2011). Quality versus quantity: assessing individual research performance. Science Translational Medicine, 3(84), 84cm13. Retrieved from:

Sugimoto, C. (2016). Bloomington Faculty Council adopts policy on responsible metrics. Retrieved from

Wang, J., Veugelers, R., & Stephan, P. (2016). Bias against Novelty in Science: A Cautionary Tale for Users of Bibliometric Indicators. NBER: Cambridge, MA. Retrieved from

Wilsdon, J., et al. (2015). The Metric Tide: Report of the Independent Review of the Role of Metrics in Research Assessment and Management.