ERIC Number: EJ488238
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Federal Research Impact Assessment: State-of-the-Art.
Kostoff, Ronald N.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v45 n6 p428-40 Jul 1994
Describes the practice of federal evaluation of research impact through three approaches: retrospective methods; qualitative methods, including peer review; and quantitative methods. Recommended areas for study in federal research impact assessment are suggested, including predictive reliability, comparative studies, time and cost estimates, bibliometrics, and database infrastructure development. (Contains 95 references.) (LRW)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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