What does May-Britt Moser, Edvard Moser and Kristian Hveem have in common? Well, first, they are all employed at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at NTNU, and, second, they are academic super stars with more than 100 publications and thousands of citations. But what does it really mean when you are cited in a publication, and how are we to evaluate the value of citations?
On the library’s new blog on bibliometrics you can read more about this topic and related discussions on research and publishing (in Norwegian).
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If you have questions reagrding these topics contact Senoir Advisor Henrik Karlstrøm.
The Medicine and Health Library provides a course in how to use citation databases.
The aim of this course is to give you a basic training on how to create a good search strategy, find optimal search terms, and search for scientific information in PubMed (Medline) and in the citation databases Web of Science, SCOPUS and Google Scholar. Other databases may also be demonstrated.