PD Sessions @ Zoom: The Pitfalls of Counting Citations

12:00pm Wednesday, 18 May 2022
1:00pm Wednesday, 18 May 2022
PD Session @ Zoom

PD Sessions @ Zoom: The Pitfalls of Counting Citations

So you need to do some citation analysis? You probably have a long list of things to do. We can help with a short list of things not to do. This presentations looks at some of the more common pitfalls when counting citations – from invalid comparisons, to picking the wrong tool for the job, through bad statistics and using gamed results. Learn how to avoid the howlers – and spot when other people are making them.

DATE: May 18 2022

TIME: 12pm - 1pm AEST


Adam Finch


Adam Finch is CSIRO’s bibliometric analyst, working within the Science Impact & Policy team, deploying publication analysis to track the science excellence of the organisation’s capability. He has worked in publication analysis for over a decade, initially as the bibliometrician for the global publisher Wiley-Blackwell before moving to Australia and working in the Research Office of Flinders University, then as a Solutions Consultant for the data provider Thomson Reuters. He is the author of several journal articles, book chapters and commissioned reports in bibliometrics.

CPD: Accredited members (ARMAs and ARMFs) will automatically accrue 1 CPD hour per session.

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