Which differences can be expected when two universities in the Leiden Ranking are compared? Some benchmarks for institutional research evaluations

Lutz Bornmann, Wolfgang Glänzel

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Abstract

The comparison of two universities in terms of bibliometric indicators frequently faces the problem of assessing the differences as meaningful or not. This Letter to the Editor proposes some benchmarks which can be used for supporting the interpretation of institutional differences.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1101-1105
Number of pages5
JournalScientometrics
Volume115
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2018

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Keywords

  • CSS
  • Characteristics scores and scales
  • Field-normalized indicator
  • Leiden Ranking
  • Score differences

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Library and Information Sciences

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