The Current and Evolving Landscape of Bibliometric Tools and Technologies

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While bibliometrics has been around for decades, with the recent development of new bibliometric tools, there has been a surge in interest in bibliometric services at academic institutions in North America. Navigating this rapidly evolving landscape can be a challenge for academic institutions as they attempt to determine which tools and skill sets will best meet their needs. This issue of Library Technology Reports (vol. 58, no. 8) will help guide decision makers and practitioners in their selection and use of current bibliometric tools and related systems, and it will offer some insight into future directions.

Chapter 1. Introduction to Bibliometrics and Current Data Sources

Chapter 2. Bibliometric Tools for Academia

Chapter 3. Applications of Bibliometrics

Chapter 4. Bibliometric Service Models in Academia and Considerations Impacting Resourcing

Laura Bredahl

Laura Bredahl is the Bibliometrics and Research Impact Librarian at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. She previously held several roles as a Liaison Librarian with the Davis Centre Library, the STEM Library at the University of Waterloo since 2008.

Library Technology Reports

Published by ALA TechSource, Library Technology Reports helps librarians make informed decisions about technology products and projects. Library Technology Reports publishes eight issues annually and provides thorough overviews of current technology. Reports are authored by experts in the field and may address the application of technology to library services, offer evaluative descriptions of specific products or product classes, or cover emerging technology. Find out more information on this publication here.