The following is a short selection of recommended readings that touch on some of the issues that inform our work. If you’d like to read about our work in our own words, see our blog.
- “Academic Sell-Out: How an Obsession with Metrics and Rankings Is Damaging Academia” by Thorsten Gruber
- “Arts and Humanities Research Evaluation: No Metrics Please, Just Data” by Mike Thelwall and Maria M. Delgado
- “Call to Action: Transforming 'Excellence' for the Global South and Beyond” by Erika Kraemer-Mbula, Robert Tijssen, Matthew L. Wallace, Robert McLean, Liz Allen, Rodolfo Barrere, Joanna Chataway, Diego Chavarro, Chux Daniels, Jean Lebel, Elizabeth Marincola, Enrique Mendizabal, Cameron Neylon, Annette Ouattara, Falak Raza, Yaya Sangaré, Suneeta Singh, Fajri Siregar, Vincent A. Ssembatya, and Judith Sutz
- “Excellence R Us: University Research and the Fetishisation of Excellence” by Samuel Moore, Cameron Neylon, Martin Paul Eve, Daniel O'Donnell, and Damian Pattinson
- “Generous Thinking: Introduction” by Kathleen Fitzpatrick
- “It’s Time to Decolonize That Syllabus” by Yvette DeChavez
- “Looking Back, Moving Ahead: Scholarship in Service to Social Justice” by Patricia Hill Collins
- “Much Obliged: Analyzing the Importance and Impact of Acknowledgements in Scholarly Communication” by Joshua Finnell
- “Scholarship as an Open Conversation: Utilizing Open Peer Review in Information Literacy Instruction” by Emily Ford
- “The Use of Bibliometrics for Assessing Research” by Stefanie Haustein and Vincent Larivière
- “When Metrics and Politics Collide: Reflections on Peer Review, the JIF and Our Current Political Moment” by Sara Rouhi
- “Why We Publish Where We Do: Faculty Publishing Values and Their Relationship to Review, Promotion and Tenure Expectations” by Meredith T. Niles, Lesley A. Schimanski, Erin C. McKiernan, and Juan Pablo Alperin
For a much more thorough bibliography, please visit our Zotero library.