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Research Assessment in the Humanities

Towards Criteria and Procedures

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ISBN: 978-3-319-29014-0 (Print) 978-3-319-29016-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-10

    Research Assessment in the Humanities: Introduction

  3. Setting Sail into Stormy Waters

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

    2. Chapter

      Pages 13-21

      The ‘Mesurer les Performances de la Recherche’ Project of the Rectors’ Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS) and Its Further Development

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-29

      Yes We Should; Research Assessment in the Humanities

    4. Chapter

      Pages 31-41

      How Quality Is Recognized by Peer Review Panels: The Case of the Humanities

    5. Chapter

      Pages 43-69

      Humanities Scholars’ Conceptions of Research Quality

  4. The Current State of Quality-Based Publication Rankings and Publication Databases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

    2. Chapter

      Pages 73-77

      The ESF Scoping Project ‘Towards a Bibliometric Database for the Social Sciences and Humanities’

    3. Chapter

      Pages 79-90

      Publication-Based Funding: The Norwegian Model

    4. Chapter

      Pages 91-102

      Assessment of Journal & Book Publishers in the Humanities and Social Sciences in Spain

    5. Chapter

      Pages 103-111

      European Educational Research Quality Indicators (EERQI): An Experiment

  5. Bibliometrics in the Humanities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

    2. Chapter

      Pages 115-131

      Beyond Coverage: Toward a Bibliometrics for the Humanities

    3. Chapter

      Pages 133-148

      Quotation Statistics and Culture in Literature and in Other Humanist Disciplines

  6. Evaluation of Research in the Humanities in Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

    2. Chapter

      Pages 151-163

      Peer Review in the Social Sciences and Humanities at the European Level: The Experiences of the European Research Council

    3. Chapter

      Pages 165-179

      The Four ‘I’s: Quality Indicators for the Humanities

    4. Chapter

      Pages 181-198

      Bottom Up from the Bottom: A New Outlook on Research Evaluation for the SSH in France

  7. The ‘Forschungsrating’ of the German Council of Science and Humanities. Risks and Opportunities for the Humanities: The Case of the Anglistik/Amerikanistik Pilot Study

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199

    2. Chapter

      Pages 201-209

      Rating Research Performance in the Humanities: An Interim Report on an Initiative of the German Wissenschaftsrat

    3. Chapter

      Pages 211-218

      ‘21 Grams’: Interdisciplinarity and the Assessment of Quality in the Humanities

    4. Chapter

      Pages 219-233

      Research Rating Anglistik/Amerikanistik of the German Council of Science and Humanities

    5. Chapter

      Pages 235-247

      Research Assessment in a Philological Discipline: Criteria and Rater Reliability