Now showing items 1-10 of 10

  • Authorship, citations, acknowledgments and visibility in social media : symbolic capital in the multifaceted reward system of science 

    Desrochers, Nadine; Paul-Hus, Adèle; Haustein, Stefanie; Rodrigo, Costas; Mongeon, Philippe; Quan-Haase, Anabel; Bowman, Timothy D.; Pecoskie, Jen; Tsou, Andrew; Larivière, Vincent (SAGE, 2018-02-01)
    The reward system of science is undergoing significant changes, as traditional indicators compete with initiatives that offer novel means of disseminating and assessing scholarly impact. This paper considers a number of aspects of this reward system, ...
  • A community of curious souls : an analysis of commenting behavior on TED talks videos 

    Tsou, Andrew; Thelwall, Mike; Mongeon, Philippe; Sugimoto, Cassidy R. (Public library of science, 2014-04-09)
    The TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Talks website hosts video recordings of various experts, celebrities, academics, and others who discuss their topics of expertise. Funded by advertising and members but provided free online, TED Talks have ...
  • Les influences disciplinaires de la criminologie (1991-2014) 

    The influences of various disciplines on criminology, 1991–2014 = Las influencias disciplinarias de la criminología (1991-2014)
    Nadeau, France; Mongeon, Philippe; Larivière, Vincent (Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2018)
    Au cours de son histoire, la criminologie a été influencée par de nombreuses disciplines. Elle est d’abord marquée, au début du xxe siècle, par la sociologie positiviste aux États-Unis et par la psychiatrie en Grande-Bretagne, avant d’être fortement ...
  • Is it such a big deal? On the cost of journal use in the digital era 

    Shu, Fei; Mongeon, Philippe; Haustein, Stefanie; Siler, Kyle; Alperin, Juan Pablo; Larivière, Vincent (Association of College and Research Libraries, 2018)
    Commercial scholarly publishers promote and sell bundles of journals— known as big deals—that provide access to entire collections rather than individual journals. Following this new model, size of serial collections in academic libraries increased ...
  • The oligopoly of academic publishers in the digital era 

    Larivière, Vincent; Haustein, Stefanie; Mongeon, Philippe (Public Library of Science, 2015-06-10)
    The consolidation of the scientific publishing industry has been the topic of much debate within and outside the scientific community, especially in relation to major publishers’ high profit margins. However, the share of scientific output published ...
  • On the topicality and research impact of special issues 

    Sainte-Marie, Maxime; Mongeon, Philippe; Larivière, Vincent (MIT Press, 2019)
    The publication of special issues constitute an important yet underinvestigated phenomenon of scholarly communication. In an attempt to draw attention to the proliferation of special issues, Priem (2006) suggested that their commissioning has an ...
  • The rise of the middle author : investigating collaboration and division of labor in biomedical research using partial alphabetical authorship 

    Mongeon, Philippe; Smith, Elise; Joyal, Bruno; Larivière, Vincent (Public library of science, 2017-09-14)
    Contemporary biomedical research is performed by increasingly large teams. Consequently, an increasingly large number of individuals are being listed as authors in the bylines, which complicates the proper attribution of credit and responsibility to ...
  • Scientists popularizing science : characteristics and impact of TED talk presenters 

    Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Thelwal, Mike; Larivière, Vincent; Tsou, Andrew; Mongeon, Philippe; Macaluso, Benoit (Public library of science, 2013-04-30)
    The TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference and associated website of recorded conference presentations (TED Talks) is a highly successful disseminator of science-related videos, claiming over a billion online views. Although hundreds of ...
  • Vanishing industries and the rising monopoly of universities in published research 

    Larivière, Vincent; Macaluso, Benoit; Mongeon, Philippe; Siler, Kyle; Sugimoto, Cassidy R. (Public library of science, 2018-08-14)
    Anecdotes abound regarding the decline of basic research in industrial and governmental settings, but very little empirical evidence exists about the phenomenon. This article provides a systematic and historical analysis of the contribution of various ...
  • Words by the tail : assessing lexical diversity in scholarly titles using frequency-rank distribution tail fits 

    Bérubé, Nicolas; Sainte-Marie, Maxime; Mongeon, Philippe; Larivière, Vincent (Public library of science, 2018-07-09)
    This research assesses the evolution of lexical diversity in scholarly titles using a new indicator based on zipfian frequency-rank distribution tail fits. At the operational level, while both head and tail fits of zipfian word distributions are more ...