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Institution Profile: London School of Economics

LocationUnited Kingdom
Type of InstitutionSpecialized University or equivalent
Academic DisciplinesSocial sciences

• In 2016 the London School of Economics (LSE) published a statement on its commitment to principles of responsible use of citation metrics.
• Its 12 principles were derived from the Leiden Manifesto and DORA, but the LSE translated high-level principles from these sources into the context of social sciences.
• For example, the principles cite the importance of locally relevant research from different regions of the world and highlight the propensity of many non-English language journals to fall outside the coverage of major citation databases and to not have impact factors.
• The research outputs assessed in hiring, tenure and promotion decisions should reach beyond simply research publications and include datasets and software.

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LSE statement on the responsible use of citation metrics 2016 5

This is a statement from the London School of Economics that it has adopted the principles of the Leiden Manifesto and specific principles from DORA.
London School of Economics
United Kingdom (Specialized University or equivalent)
Equity and inclusionResponsible Metrics
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