Ph. D. Maria Luisa Lascurain Sánchez

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Ph. D. in Documentation from the Universidad Carlos III (2001).
  • Associate Professor at the Universidad Carlos III, where he teaches subjects related to Metric Studies of Information (Bibliometrics, Studies of Users, Evaluation of Science and Technology, etc.) in Bachelor’s and post-graduate (Master’s and Ph.D.) programs.
  • Has worked as a documentalist in different companies and public institutions.
  • Is a member of the editorial committee of the journal Revista Iberoamericana de Usuarios de Información (FORINF@).
  • In 2005, did a three-month residency at the University Center for Library Research (initials in Spanish: CUIB) of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
  • Teaches specialized courses in other Spanish educational institutions and has participated in educational activities at some Latin American universities (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Universidad de Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica). In the sphere of research, he contributes to various projects and is the author of different publications like book chapters and articles published in national and international journals, some collected in the Institute for Scientific Information.
  • Noteworthy among his lines of research are:

1. the design, creation and exploitation of citation indices in Humanities.
2. analysis of interdisciplinarity in scientific activity
3. repercussion of research in social activities: relationship between bibliometric and social indicators.
4. study of collaboration networks: authors, journals or institutions
5. evaluation of the academic curricula for Library Science and Documentation degrees.
6. evaluation of institutions
7. patentometry

Contact information
Calle Madrid, 126 -28903 Getafe (Madrid) Spain
Professional details
Normalized name: 
Lascuraín-Sánchez, M.L.
Professional position: 
2. Profesor Titular