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Institution Profile: Technical University of Munich

LocationGermany
Type of InstitutionSpecialized University or equivalent
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified
  • In 2022, Technical University of Munich signed DORA.
  • In 2023, TUM published guidelines for responsible use of metrics specifically in response to DORA recommendations. It raises awareness about common problems with indicators, includes advice for good practice and a checklist with a set of questions for reflection on DORA compliance in specific evaluative contexts across the University.
  • Also in 2023, TUM published a guide to determining and interpreting quantitive impact of scholars in responsible ways. In it, the Bibliometrics Team of TUM Library discusses various types of indicators according to their suitability and comments on their usefulness and limitations for comparison of scholars.

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Guidelines and checklist for the responsible use of bibliometric indicators at the Technical University of Munich 5

This document provides a set of guidelines for responsible use of metrics specifically in response to DORA recommendations. It also includes a set of questions for reflection on DORA compliance in specific evaluative contexts across the University.
Technical University of Munich
Germany (Specialized University or equivalent)
Topics:
Responsible Metrics
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Personal Scientific Impact – Methods to Determine the Scientific Impact of Authors 39

This document outlines a procedure for determining and interpreting quantitative scientific impact of individual scholars in a way that is responsible and compliant with DORA.
Technical University of Munich
Germany (Specialized University or equivalent)
Topics:
Responsible Metrics
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