Accuracy of Thomson data - decentralising data collection and enhancing the scope of scientometrics?
krichel at OPENLIB.ORG
Wed Dec 19 03:21:28 EST 2007
Armbruster, Chris writes
> One would possibly expect that a decentralised solution would
> provide more comprehensive (types of publication, languages etc.)
> and more accurate coverage, but one might also worry that the corpus
> will be less well defined.... Hence, what would you think if
> repositories developed a system of author registration (unique
> identifier, institutional affiliation) and provided data?
Repositories can't do that. You need a very large
cross-repository to do it. RePEc, under my iniative, haze
done author and instititution registration. I am working
on a cross-discipliary system. I should have an early
version of the institutional data out early in January.
Thomas Krichel http://openlib.org/home/krichel
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