Context: Developing a new system for assessing research publications at Malmö University, including pedagogical and general-interest publications.

Description: The sketch shows the main states of a proposed new interface to the existing Malmö University publications database. The key idea is that each type of publication is awarded a given amount of points; the interface provides updated point sums to encourage colleagues to report their publications properly. (A social incentive mechanism is also planned, where lists of colleagues and their publication reporting with points can be viewed.)

Interesting: Could the explicit display of publication points to self and others stimulate more dutiful reporting habits?

Date: October 2009.

More: Full-size diagram (PDF, in Swedish)

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