(19 May 2021) Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University recently released an infographic and a blog post on why h-index should not be used in research evaluation.
“Using the h-index in research evaluation? Rather not. But why not, actually? Why is using this indicator so problematic? And what are the alternatives anyway? Our authors walk you through an infographic that addresses these questions and aims to highlight some key issues in this discussion.”
The full blog post can be accessed here.