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Gaming the metrics : misconduct and manipulation in academic research / edited by Mario Biagioli and Alexandra Lippman.

Publication:
Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, [2020]
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1 online resource.
Series:
Infrastructures
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Subjects:
Scholarly publishing -- Corrupt practices.
Learning and scholarship -- Corrupt practices.
Research -- Corrupt practices.
Communication in learning and scholarship -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Contents:
Gaming metrics before the game : citation and the bureaucratic virtuoso / Alex Csiszar
The transformation of the scientific paper : from knowledge to accounting unit / Yves Gingras
Playing and being played by the research impact game / Michael Power
The mismeasurement of quality and impact / Paul Wouters
Taking Goodhart's law meta : gaming, meta-gaming, and hacking academic performance metrics / James Griesemer
Global university rankings' impacts and applications / Barbara M. Kehm
Predatory publishing and the imperative of international productivity : feeding off and feeding up the dominant / Sarah de Rijcke & Tereza StÃckelová
Pressures to publish : what effects do we see? / Daniele Fanelli
Ghost-managing and gaming pharmaceutical knowledge / Sergio Sismondo
Retraction watch : what we've learned, and how metrics play a role / Ivan Oransky
PubPeer : scientific assessment without metrics / Boris Barbour & Brandon Stell
The Voinnet affair : testing the norms of scientific image management / Catherine Guaspare & Emmanuel Didier
Crossing the line : pseudonyms & snark in post-publication peer review / Paul S. Brookes
Ike Antkare, his publications and those of his disciples / Ike Antkare
Fake scientists on editorial boards can significantly enhance the visibility of junk journals / Burkhard Morgenstern
Altmetrics gaming : beast within or without? / Jennifer Lin
Why we could stop worrying about gaming metrics if we stopped using journal articles for publishing scientific research / Elizabeth Wager
Making people and influencing friends : citation networks and the appearance of significance / Finn Brunton
Crack open the make-believe : counterfeit, publication ethics and the Global South / Marie-André Jacob
Fake archives : the search for openness in scholarly communication platforms / Alessandro Delfanti
Humor, hoaxes and software : the carnivalesque in the search for academic misconduct / Alexandra Lippman.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Biagioli, Mario, 1946- editor.
Lippman, Alexandra, editor.
ProQuest ebook central
ISBN:
9780262356565 (electronic bk.)
0262356562 (electronic bk.)
9780262537933
0262537931
Publisher Number:
99983198851
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Restricted for use by site license.