The question now is how it will be implemented. A good start would be to ban any mention of impact factors and H-indices from meetings about hiring decisions.
We value the quality and content of our researchers’ work regardless of how and where it is published. That’s why we’ve signed up to . #ResearchAssessment
"By signing up to DORA, we want to demonstrate to our researchers that we value the quality and content of their research regardless of how and where it is published.” Prof Chris Abell, Cambridge University
Cambridge University signs DORA at last.
Cambridge University signs San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment
Really good to see that both and have signed
Cambridge University signs San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment: “By signing up to DORA, we want to demonstrate to our researchers that we value the quality and content of their research regardless of how and where it is published.”
Cambridge University signs San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment- good move. Time now for the research community to stop wasting time, money and effort on impact factor and concentrate on streamlined, low cost and above all open dissemination.
Cambridge University and co-sign to de-emphasise the journal impact factor and provide a richer and more responsible set of metrics:
Cambridge University signs San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment
Nice! Thank you for signing . Make scientific assessment scientific.
Great to see and CUP sign DORA. And to see that Steve Russell is chairing the DORA working group.