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Ochsner, M., Hug, S. E., & Daniel, H.-D. (Eds.) (2016). Research Assessment in the Humanities. Towards Criteria and Procedures. Cham: SpringerOpen.

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Latest publications

Mutz, R., Wolbring, T., & Daniel, H. D. (2016, accepted). The effect of the "Very Important Paper" (VIP) designation in Angewandte Chemie International Edition on citation impact: A propensity score matching analysis. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.

Mutz, R., Bornmann, L., & Daniel, H.-D. (2015). Cross-disciplinary research: What configurations of fields of science are found in grant proposals today? Research Evaluation, 24(1), 30-36. doi: 10.1093/reseval/rvu023

Mutz, R., & Daniel, H.-D. (2015). What is behind the curtain of the Leiden Ranking? Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. doi:10.1002/asi.23360

Daniel, H.-D., & Heger, M. (Hrsg.). (2015). Studienabbruch, Fach- und Hochschulwechsel. In: Qualität in der Wissenschaft, 9(3+4), 67-125.

Ochsner, M., Hug, S. E., & Daniel, H.-D. (2014). Setting the stage for the assessment of research quality in the humanities: consolidating the results of four empirical studies. Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft, 17(6 Supplement), 111-132. doi: 10.1007/s11618-014-0576-4

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The tool "ExcellenceNetwork" (Bornmann, L., Stefaner, M., de Moya Anegón, F., Mutz, R.) was selected for inclusion in the 12th iteration of Places & Spaces: Mapping Science—“Macroscopes for Making Sense of Science” (2016).

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Highly cited papers

Seven articles published by members of our professorship are itemized in the "Essential Science Indicators - Highly Cited Papers (last 10+ Years)" of the database Web of Knowledge (Thomson Reuters) and belong thus to the 1% most cited papers in the field "Social Sciences, General":

  • Bornmann, L. & Mutz, R. (2015). Growth rates of modern science: A bibliometric analysis based on the number of publications and cited references. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 66(11), 2215-2222.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.23329
  • Bornmann, L. & Daniel, H.-D. (2007). What do we know about the h index? Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 58(9), 1381-1385. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.20609
  • Bornmann, L., & Daniel, H.-D. (2008). What do citation counts measure? A review of studies on citing behavior. Journal of Documentation, 64(1), 45-80. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00220410810844150
  • Bornmann, L., Leydesdorff, L., & Mutz, R. (2013). The use of percentiles and percentile rank classes in the analysis of bibliometric data: opportunities and limits. Journal of Informetrics, 7(1), 158-165. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joi.2012.10.001
  • Bornmann, L., Mutz, R., & Daniel, H.-D. (2008). Are there better indices for evaluation purposes than the h index? A comparison of nine different variants of the h index using data from biomedicine. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 59(5), 830-837.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.20806
  • Bornmann, L., Mutz, R., Hug, S. E., & Daniel, H.-D. (2011). A multilevel meta-analysis of studies reporting correlations between the h index and 37 different h index variants. Journal of Informetrics 5(3), 346-359. DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.joi.2011.01.006
  • Leydesdorff, L., Bornmann, L., Mutz, R., & Opthof, T. (2011). Turning the tables in citation analysis one more time: principles for comparing sets of documents. Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, 62(7), 1370-1381. DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.21534
 
 
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