Supporting biomedical research and evaluation: bibliometrics for information specialists

  • Alicia Fátima Gómez Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC), Melchor Fernández Almagro, 3. 28029 Madrid, Spain


Supporting research is one of the most important tasks for biomedical librarians and information specialists. This support can be offered in several ways. Libraries are responsible for acess to information, covered by the more traditional activities as Resources Purchases and Subscriptions Management, Document Supply and Interlibrary Loan Services, or Reference Service. Moreover, Libraries can assist researchers on their needs related to the assessment and evaluation of their scientific research.The aim of the EAHIL workshop session on Bibliometrics was to introduce biomedical librarians to the fundamentals of this discipline and to provide them with tools, techniques and methodologies on this subject in order to improve their services.


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How to Cite
Gómez A. Supporting biomedical research and evaluation: bibliometrics for information specialists. JEAHIL [Internet]. 11Mar.2016 [cited 1Jun.2020];11(3). Available from:
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