Tuesday, 16 January 2007

Willett tops h-index

Professor Peter Willett emerged top of a list of active UK academics in the information field, ranked by "h-index": an indicator of how frequently academics' papers are cited. Professors Nigel Ford and Steven Whittaker also ranked in the top 15.

Reference: Oppenheim, C. (2007) "Using the h-index to rank influential British researchers in information science and librarianship." Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 58(2), 297-301.

Welcome to our blog

This is the new blog from the Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield. We hope to bring you news from our Department. This will include news of new publications, events, achievements, programmes and research.
Photo (Sheila Webber): One of Sheffield University's buildings: church converted to lecture hall and student accommodation.