Scientometric aspects of government OA mandates
dwojick at CRAIGELLACHIE.US
Mon Dec 9 13:19:33 EST 2013
The Scholarly Kitchen has an interesting article on how to define "federal
funding" under the emerging US OA mandate. See
The scientometric issue is how valid the impact analysis of government
agencies can be when "government funding" is poorly defined, such that
research with very little actual government funding is included?
Conversely, what role might the scientometric community play in resolving
this issue? I have raised this issue in the Kitchen article comments, if
anyone wants to join the discussion.
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