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.
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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