The first in-depth study of bibliometrics work has identified the key things that professionals need to know to work at different levels of specialism in this area.
It is hoped this will help define training needs and improve recruitment.
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The work was by Andrew Cox and Laura Sbaffi, with colleague Sabrina Petersohn, Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany and Lizzie Gadd, from Loughborough University. It was commissioned by the lis-Bibliometrics group and funded by Elsevier Research International.