Skip to main content

Bibliometric assessment of research performance in Flanders: policy background and implications

Buy Article:

$51.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

We illustrate the use of bibliometric tools in the evaluation of scientific research conducted at Flemish universities and publicly funded research organisations, and in the assessment of scientific-technological performance in Flanders in the field of information technology. We sketch the policy background of a number of studies conducted during the past 6 years in Flanders. These studies have provided useful information to evaluators and policy makers in Flanders, and have generated indirect effects on policy decisions, as their outcomes were used in the policy debate to raise relevant questions, clarify concepts or distinctions, question assumptions or to substantiate impressions.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Original Article

Affiliations: 1: Ministry of the Flemish Community, Boudewijnlaan 30, B‐1000 Brussels, Belgium, 2: Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University, PO Box 9555, 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands

Publication date: 1999-04-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more