In this paper, we investigate the effects of using four methods of publication counting (complete, whole, fractional, square root fractional) and limiting the number of publications (at researcher and institution levels) on the results of a national research evaluation exercise across fields using Polish data.
Korytkowski, P., & Kulczycki, E. (2019). Publication counting methods for a national research evaluation exercise. Journal of Informetrics, 13(3), 804–816. DOI: 10.1016/j.joi.2019.07.001. Download document.