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The 1996 Research Assessment Exercise:the Library and Information Management Panel

Elkin, Judith and Law, Derek (1997) The 1996 Research Assessment Exercise:the Library and Information Management Panel. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 29 (3). pp. 131-141. ISSN 0961-0006

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Abstract

Reports on the 1996 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), the fourth such exercise aimed at providing funding councils of UK universities (including former polytechnics) with the necessary data to rate the quality of UK academic research for predetermined units of assessment in order to fund research selectively. Previous RAEs were conducted in 1986, 1989, and 1992 (for a report of the 1992 RAE see JOLIS 26 (3) Sep 94, 141-7 (LISA ref. 9409765)). Reports generally on the work of the Library and Information Management Panel in agreeing criteria specific to their assessment task, particularly the five principal modes of publication: research monographs; articles in scholarly periodicals; refereed conference papers; published research reports; and book chapters. Discusses the methodology used by the Panel, research submissions received and the overall results.