Bibliometrics Seminar 2016

The Bibliometrics Seminar is organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Council for Finnish University Libraries, the University of Helsinki Library and CSC – IT Center for Science Ltd.

The theme of the seminar is research evaluation and bibliometric tools. The seminar is free of charge, and the programme is especially targeted at everyone working with bibliometrics. We warmly welcome participants from among researchers; university, polytechnics and research organisation’s research administration and libraries, the Ministry of Education and Culture; as well as from organisations granting research funding.

The seminar is bilingual: some speeches will be held in English, others in Finnish.


Time: 16th December, 2016, from 9.00 to 15.30. NB! The timetable has been changed!
Venue: Minerva Square, Siltavuorenpenger 5A, Helsinki
Register here by the 8th of December, 2016!

9.00–9.30 Morning coffee
9.30–9.35 Opening Speech of the Seminar (in Finnish) Tua Hindersson-Söderholm, Hanken School of Economics
9.35–10.00 The Stages of Development in Bibliometrics in Finland (in Finnish) Maria Forsman

National and local bibliometric services in the future: (in Finnish)

The bibliometric services offered by the Ministry of Education

Making use of bibliometric tools in the university


Jukka Haapamäki, Ministry of Education and Culture

Eva Isaksson, Helsinki University Library


Altmetrics – What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and What We Need to Know

Altmetric Tools in Finnish university libraries – case examples

Kim Holmberg, University of Turku

Jukka Englund, University of Helsinki Library; N.N.

11.45–12.45 Lunch break
12.45–13.45 Bibliometrics and Current Research Information Systems Gunnar Sivertsen, Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education (NIFU)
13.45–14.15 Coffee break
14.15–15.30 Panel discussion: Bibliometrics and Publication Forum as criteria for research evaluation Lea Ryynänen-Karjalainen, The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (chair); Keijo Hämäläinen, University of Helsinki; Sari Kivistö, University of Tampere; Timo Korkeamäki, Hanken; Gunnar Sivertsen. NIFU; Otto Auranen, Academy of Finland

Remote participation in the seminar / web conferencing is possible. Details about remote participation will be announced later on agenda site.