Preface.- Executive Summary.- Part 1 General Introduction and Main Conclusions.- Part 2 Empirical and Theoretical Chapters.- Part 2.1 Assessing Basic Science Research Departments and Scientific Journals.- Part 2.2 The ISI Citation Indexes.- Part 2.3 Assessing Social Sciences and Humanities.- Part 2.4 Accuracy Aspects.- Part 2.5 Theoretical Aspects.- Part 2.6 Citation Analysis and Peer Review.- Part 2.7 Macro Studies.- Part 2.8 New Developments.- References.- Index of Keywords, Cited Works and Cited Authors.
From the reviews:
"Citation Analysis in Research Evaluation is a valuable book for those interested in research evaluation. Its take-home message is that citation analysis is an interesting additional tool for evaluating research ... ." (Toon Taris, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Vol. 15 (3), 2006)
"The book is intended for decision-makers in research, for the scientists who are affected by evaluations and the decisions based on them, and for information specialists who generate impact data and/or carry out research in this field. ... this book deals with its subject very competently and clearly. The author has succeeded in bridging the gap between the complex methodological background and the prerequisites for the evaluation of research ... . The book is unique in its topicality, comprehensiveness, and depth." (Werner Marx, Angewandte Chemie, Vol. 45 (18), 2006)