International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) Public Conference 2007
ICSTI Public Conference 2007 - Jeudi 21 juin 2007 au Vendredi 22 juin 2007
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Assessing the quality and impact of research : practices and initiatives in scholarly information.
Scientific and Technical Information plays a key role in research assessment and valuation processes. The advent of the information society, and its accompanying information and communication technologies, has generated new practices in knowledge production and knowledge sharing alike. As a consequence to this paradigm shift, alternatives to the traditional publishing model have emerged and have paved the way for the major players, i.e. the researchers, to regain control over scholarly communication.
Because of such a changing environment, research quality assessment and its objectives are brought to the forefront. The very notion of scientific quality is being questioned as today the quality of an article is often based on the impact factor of the journal that publishes it rather than on its inherent value, whereas the new digital environment allows for alternative, usage-based metrics.
The aim of this conference will be not only to review current practices in assessing and qualifying research but also to go further and investigate the impact of initiatives such as ‘open peer review’ and collaborative filtering. More generally, it will investigate what changes the processes and objectives of science evaluation are likely to undergo as a consequence of the new communication vectors.
Toutes les vidéos de l'évenement International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) Public Conference 2007 (21 videos)
09:00 - 09:05 : Allocution d’ouverture Bernard Dumouchel
09:05 - 09:25 : Introduction Jean Dercourt
09:25 - 10:00 : Perceptions and misperceptions - attitudes to peer review Adrian ...
10:00 - 10:35 : Web tools for peer reviewers...and everyone Richard Akerman
10:35 - 11:00 : Impact of research assessment on scientific publication in earth ...
11:00 - 11:35 : Faculty of 1000 Medicine : Post-publication peer selection Pritpa...
11:35 - 11:55 : Interactive open access publishing and collaborative peer review ...
13:30 - 14:00 : Evaluation based on scientific publications : experiences in phys...
14:00 - 14:35 : Bibliometric approaches to evaluation, with an overview of French...
14:35 - 15:25 : Alternative metrics from a publisher’s and a librarian’s perspect...
15:25 - 16:10 : Scholarly impact : from ranking to assessment Johan Bollen
16:10 - 16:40 : Usage Factor : a new insight into the value of journals Peter She...
16:40 - 16:55 : Questions (Day 1)
09:00 - 09:35 : Institutions, repositories and research assessment Tim Brody
09:35 - 09:55 : Research Evaluation : Evolving Policies and Practices for Assessi...
09:55 - 10:20 : From ad hoc evaluation to monitoring systems Stefan Hornbostel
10:20 - 10:55 : Ratings, reviews and repercussions : PLoS meets Web 2.0 Catriona ...
10:55 - 11:25 : Community peer review in Wiki environment Christine Chichester
11:25 - 11:45 : Questions (Day 2)
11:45 - 12:20 : Final keynote Lee Dirks
12:20 - 12:25 : Summary and close Raymond Duval
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