Scholarly Metrics Recommendations For Research Libraries: Deciphering the Trees in the Forest - LIBER
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"The use of scholarly metrics is one of the most challenging in the current research field. The proliferation of new models of scholarly communication, the changes in the research assessment field and the extensive use of social media applications have shaken the foundations of traditional metrics paradigms. Open Science — which is at the heart of LIBER’s 2018-2022 Strategy — requires some brave transformations in this field. This includes an emphasis on next-generation metrics based on transparency, openness and collaboration: both for traditional and emerging scientific areas. To foster this vision of a transformed research landscape in 2022, LIBER’s Innovative Metrics Working Group has published a new report: Scholarly Metrics Recommendations for Research Libraries: Deciphering the Trees in the Forest. The report sets out recommendations on how research libraries and information infrastructures can deal with scholarly metrics, and how to get started with the development of services to support this. The recommendations are grouped into four important types of activities relating to metrics..."