Bonaccorsi, Andrea

The Evaluation of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities

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Table of contents

1. Towards an Epistemic Approach to Evaluation in SSH
Andrea Bonaccorsi

Part I. Research Quality Criteria in SSH

2. Mapping the Role of the Book in Evaluation at the Individual and Department Level in Italian SSH. A Multisource Analysis
Chiara Faggiolani, Giovanni Solimine

3. Guidelines for Peer Review. A Survey of International Practices
Andrea Capaccioni, Giovanna Spina

4. Peer Review in Social Sciences and Humanities. Addressing the Interpretation of Quality Criteria
Andrea Bonaccorsi

5. Research Quality Evaluation: The Case of Legal Studies
Ginevra Peruginelli, Sebastiano Faro

Part II. The Role of Books and Monographs in SSH Research and Their Evaluation

6. More, Less or Better: The Problem of Evaluating Books in SSH Research
Geoffrey Williams, Antonella Basso, Ioana Galleron, Tiziana Lippiello

7. Research Quality Criteria in the Evaluation of Books
Carla Basili, Luca Lanzillo

8. Quality Evaluation of Online Library Catalogues, Advanced Discovery Tools and Linked Data Technologies
Maria Teresa Biagetti, Antonella Iacono, Antonella Trombone

9. A Survey on Legal Research Monograph Evaluation in Italy
Ginevra Peruginelli, Sebastiano Faro, Tommaso Agnoloni

Part III. Journal Classification and Rating

10. Publication Strategies in SSH: Empirical Evidence and Policy Implications
Domenica Fioredistella Iezzi

11. Journal Ratings as Predictors of Article Quality in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences: An Analysis Based on the Italian Research Evaluation Exercise
Andrea Bonaccorsi, Antonio Ferrara, Marco Malgarini

Part IV. Exploring New Indicators for the Multilevel Assessment of Research

12. Google Scholar as a Citation Database for Non-bibliometric Areas: The EVA Project Results
Alfio Ferrara, Stefano Montanelli, Stefano Verzillo

13. Assessing the Reliability and Validity of Google Scholar Indicators. The Case of Social Sciences in Italy
Ferruccio Biolcati-Rinaldi, Francesco Molteni, Silvia Salini

14. Is the Diffusion of Books in Library Holdings a Reliable Indicator in Research Assessment?
Maria Teresa Biagetti, Antonella Iacono, Antonella Trombone

15. The Social Impact Assessment in Social Sciences and Humanities: Methodological Issues from the Italian Experience
Luca Lanzillo

16. Do SSH Researchers Have a Third Mission (And Should They Have)?
Brigida Blasi, Sandra Romagnosi, Andrea Bonaccorsi

Part V. What Do We Learn from the Italian Experience?

17. Language, Culture and Traversing the Scholarly Evaluation Landscape
Alesia Zuccala

Keywords: Social Sciences, Research Methodology, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Assessment, Testing and Evaluation

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