Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Workshop abstracts

Presentations (pdf), see the links underneath.

Coffee break offerings, lunches and dinner are for free, courtesy of Nordforsk.

11:00-12:00 Opening of the workshop (lunch)

Chair: Arto Mustajoki

12:00-12:45   Keynote Speech,

Issues with data sources for social science and humanities bibliometrics.
Diana Hicks, Georgia Institute of Technology

12:45-13:15 Invited Speech, Bibliometrics on the humanities: its current practice and implications for future research.
Björn Hammarfelt, University of Uppsala

13:15-14:15   Session 1: Evaluation of research

How to evaluate social sciences and humanities?
Maria Forsman, University of Helsinki

Developments in the evaluation of Dutch Social Sciences and Humanities.
Thed van Leeuwen, Sarah de Rijcke, Erik van Wijk and Paul Wouters, Leiden University

14:15-15:00 Coffee Break

15:00-17:00 Session 2: Measuring impact and quality of research

Comparison of Nordic Publication Channel Ratings with special regard to SSH.
Janne Pölönen, Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, Helsinki

Using the Norwegian model in a Swedish setting: consequences for social sciences and humanities.
Karin Henning, University of Gothenburg

Different approaches for measuring the publishing activity of researchers in Humanities.
Brian Kirkegaard Lunn, Anne Lyhne Høj and Paul Meier Melchiorsen, Aalborg University

The use value of research in the social sciences.
Reetta Muhonen, University of Tampere

19:00- Workshop dinner

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Chair: Staffan Karlsson

9:00-10:30 Session 3: Co-publishing patterns

Using co-authorship for analyzing international collaboration in the social sciences and humanities.
A study of the University of Bergen, Dag W. Aksnes and Susanne Mikki, University of Bergen

Patters of co-publishing in different publication types in the social sciences and humanities.
Hanna-Mari Puuska, CSC – IT Centre for Science, Finland

A measure of collaboration for edited books in the social sciences and humanities.
Truyken L. B. Ossenblok and Tim C. E. Engels, University of Antwerpen

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:00 Session 4: Trends in publishing patterns

Comparison of two national portals for scientific literature in Sweden and Norway.
Leif Eriksson, University of Uppsala

Developments in the scholarly publishing practices of the social sciences and humanities.
Gunnar Sivertsen, NIFU, Oslo

12:00-13:00 Workshop lunch

 13:00- The 17th Nordic Workshop on Bibliometrics and Research Policy


For further information, please contact the coordinators of the workshop:

Hanna-Mari Puuska
Coordinator, CSC- IT Center of Science, Finland
hanna-mari.puuska [at]
+358 50 3818 568

Gunnar Sivertsen
gunnar.sivertsen [at]


One thought on “Programme

  1. Looks like an interesting program although the opening of the workshop and the lunch is a rather quick affair.


    Leif Hansen
    Copenhagen Business School Library

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