Skip to main navigation menu Skip to main content Skip to site footer
×
Español (España) | English
Editorial
Home
Indexing
Reviews

Bibliometric indicators and decision making

By
Fernando Ledesma ,
Fernando Ledesma

Unilever Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Search this author on:

PubMed | Google Scholar
Beltrán Enrique Malave González ,
Beltrán Enrique Malave González

Universidad Abierta Interamericana, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Search this author on:

PubMed | Google Scholar

Abstract

The publication analysis of scientific articles, a fundamental link in the research process, has become the standard unit that allows the quality of the knowledge-generating process and its impact on the scientific environment to be qualified. This article describes the general aspects of the relationship between bibliometric studies and decision-making. Data about scientific activities is increasingly being used to govern science. Once individually designed for their specific context and carried out by peers, research evaluations are now routine and metric-based. The problem is that the assessment went from being based on an expert assessment to relying on these metrics. The opportunity to apply bibliometric techniques is valuable when making decisions that imply redirecting all research-development plans and selecting leaders capable of coordinating projects to generate technological and financial resources.

How to Cite

1.
Ledesma F, Malave González BE. Bibliometric indicators and decision making. Data and Metadata [Internet]. 2022 Dec. 21 [cited 2024 Apr. 24];1:9. Available from: https://dm.saludcyt.ar/index.php/dm/article/view/9

The article is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. Unless otherwise stated, associated published material is distributed under the same licence.

Article metrics

Google scholar: See link

Metrics

Metrics Loading ...

The statements, opinions and data contained in the journal are solely those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publisher and the editor(s). We stay neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Similar Articles

You may also start an advanced similarity search for this article.