LIBER signs the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment

« At the October Executive Board meeting in Lausanne  the LIBER Executive Board agreed to sign the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) (…)

LIBER recognises the pressing need highlighted by DORA to improve the ways in which the output of scientific research is evaluated by funding agencies, academic institutions, and other parties. The many and varied nature of the outputs of research means that journal based metrics, such as the Journal Impact Factor, are not suitable for the task of assessment of the quality of research outputs (…) »