Reframing the Debate on Quality v/s Quantity in Research Assessment

Pal, Jiban K. Reframing the Debate on Quality v/s Quantity in Research Assessment. DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology, 2021, vol. 41, n. 1, pp. 70-71. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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The debate on quality versus quantity is still persistent for methodological considerations. These two approaches are highly contrasting in their epistemology and contrary to each other. A single composite indicator that reasonably senses both quality and quantity would be significant toward performance. This paper evaluates the potency of the combined metric for quality assessment of publications (QP) in India’s National Institutional Research Framework (NIRF) exercise in 2020. It also suggests a potential improvement in quality measurement to obtain the rankings more rationally with finer tunings.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Research evaluation; Institutional ranking; Quality assessment; Combined metric; NIRF; India
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information
B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
B. Information use and sociology of information > BF. Information policy
Depositing user: Dr. Jiban K. Pal
Date deposited: 18 Feb 2021 00:19
Last modified: 18 Feb 2021 00:19


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