IEEE thanks its members for their support during these challenging times. We provide many tools to support our membership through virtual conferences and meetings, online collaboration tools, publishing impactful cutting-edge research, virtual educational resources, and more.
IEEE, in its leading position as the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and in its desire to fulfill its primary mission of fostering technological excellence for the benefit of humanity, also recognizes the recent concerns expressed by the scholarly community about the inappropriate application of bibliometrics to the evaluation of both scientists and research proposals.
More specifically, IEEE endorses the following tenets in conducting proper assessment in the areas of engineering, computer science, and information technology:
Below, you will find the full IEEE statement on the appropriate use of bibliometric indicators, as adopted by the IEEE Board of Directors in September 2013.