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  • The journal coverage of Web of Science and Scopus : a comparative analysis 

    Mongeon, Philippe; Paul-Hus, Adèle (Springer, 2015-10-19)
    Bibliometric methods are used in multiple fields for a variety of purposes, namely for research evaluation. Most bibliometric analyses have in common their data sources: Thomson Reuters’ Web of Science (WoS) and Elsevier’s Scopus. The objective ...
  • The kiss of death? : the effect of being cited in a reviewon subsequent citations 

    Lachance, Christian; Poirier, Steve; Larivière, Vincent (Association for information science and technology, 2014-01-27)
    This article inquires into recent claims that citation in a review article provokes a decline in a paper’s later citation count, these being instead given to the review. Using the Science Citation Index Expanded, we looked at the yearly percentages ...
  • Knowledge sharing in global health research : the impact, uptake and cost of open access to scholarly literature 

    Smith, Elise; Haustein, Stefanie; Mongeon, Philippe; Shu, Fei; Ridde, Valéry; Larivière, Vincent (BMC, 2017)
    Background: In 1982, the Annals of Virology published a paper showing how Liberia has a highly endemic potential of Ebola warning health authorities of the risk for potential outbreaks; this journal is only available by subscription. Limiting the ...
  • The KRESCENT Program (2005-2015) : an evaluation of the state of Kidney Research Training in Canada 

    Burns, Kevin D.; Levin, Adeera; Fowler, Elisabeth; Butcher, Leah; Turcotte, Marc; Makarchuk, Mary-Jo; Macaluso, Benoit; Larivière, Vincent; Sherman, Philip M. (SAGE, 2017)
    Background: The Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and National Training (KRESCENT) Program was launched in 2005 to enhance kidney research capacity in Canada and foster knowledge translation across the 4 themes of health research. Objective: ...
  • The linguistic patterns and rhetorical structure of citation context : an approach using n-grams 

    Bertin, Marc; Atanassova, Iana; Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Larivière, Vincent (Springer, 2016)
    Using the full-text corpus of more than 75,000 research articles published by seven PLOS journals, this paper proposes a natural language processing approach for identifying the function of citations. Citation contexts are assigned based on the ...
  • Long-distance interdisciplinarity leads to higher scientific impact 

    Larivière, Vincent; Haustein, Stefanie; Börner, Katy (Public library of science, 2015-03-30)
    Scholarly collaborations across disparate scientific disciplines are challenging. Collaborators are likely to have their offices in another building, attend different conferences, and publish in other venues; they might speak a different scientific ...
  • The many faces of mobility : using bibliometric data to measure the movement of scientists 

    Robinson-Garcia, Nicolás; Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Murray, Dakota; Yegros-Yegros, Alfredo; Larivière, Vincent; Costas, Rodrigo (Elsevier, 2019-03-01)
    This paper presents a methodological framework for developing scientific mobility indicators based on bibliometric data. We identify nearly 16 million individual authors from publications covered in the Web of Science for the 2008–2015 period. Based ...
  • Measuring interdisciplinarity 

    Larivière, Vincent; Gingras, Yves (2014)
  • La médiation wiki et les GLAMS 

    Martel, Marie D. (2018-07-13)
  • Mesurer la science 

    Larivière, Vincent; Sugimoto, Cassidy R. (Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 2018)
    L’ensemble de la communauté scientifique réclame depuis plusieurs années des indicateurs fiables permettant de mesurer les répercussions de la recherche. La ferveur inégalée autour de la mesure de l’influence de la recherche, combinée avec les nouveaux ...
  • Misconduct policies, academic culture and career stage, not gender or pressures to publish, affect scientific integrity 

    Fanelli, Daniele; Costas, Rodrigo; Larivière, Vincent (Public library of science, 2015-06-17)
    The honesty and integrity of scientists is widely believed to be threatened by pressures to publish, unsupportive research environments, and other structural, sociological and psychological factors. Belief in the importance of these factors has inspired ...
  • Modeling a century of citation distributions 

    Wallace, Matthew L.; Larivière, Vincent; Gingras, Yves (Elsevier, 2009-05-06)
    The prevalence of uncited papers or of highly cited papers, with respect to the bulk of publications, provides important clues as to the dynamics of scientific research. Using 25 million papers and 600 million references from the Web of Science over ...
  • A multidimensional analysis of Aslib proceedings – using everything but the impact factor 

    Haustein, Stefanie; Larivière, Vincent (Emerald, 2014-07-15)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to show that the journal impact factor (IF) is not able to reflect the full impact of scholarly journals and provides an overview of alternative and complementary methods in journal evaluation. Design/methodo ...
  • Multidimensional journal evaluation : analyzing scientific periodicals beyond the impact factor 

    Haustein, Stefanie (De Gruyter Saur, 2012)
    Scientific communication depends primarily on publishing in journals. The most important indicator to determine the influence of a journal is the Impact Factor. Since this factor only measures the average number of citations per article in a certain ...
  • 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 citation lifecycle of papers with delayed recognition 

    Lachance, Christian; Larivière, Vincent (Elsevier, 2014-09-18)
    Delayed recognition is a concept applied to articles that receive very few to no citations for a certain period of time following publication, before becoming actively cited. To determine whether such a time spent in relative obscurity had an effect ...
  • On the compliance of women engineers with a gendered scientific system 

    Ghiasi, Gita; Larivière, Vincent; Sugimoto, Cassidy R. (Public library of science, 2015-12-30)
    There has been considerable effort in the last decade to increase the participation of women in engineering through various policies. However, there has been little empirical research on gender disparities in engineering which help underpin the ...
  • On the composition of scientific abstracts 

    Atanassova, Iana; Bertin, Marc; Larivière, Vincent (Emerald, 2016-07-11)
    Purpose Scientific abstracts reproduce only part of the information and the complexity of argumentation in a scientific article. The purpose of this paper provides a first analysis of the similarity between the text of scientific abstracts and the ...
  • On the effects of the reunification on German researchers’ publication patterns 

    Archambault, Antoine; Mongeon, Philippe; Larivière, Vincent (Springer, 2017-01-28)
    After developing independently following World War II, the research systems of East and West Germany reunited at the end of the Cold War, resulting in Westernization of East German Research institutions. Using data from the Web of Science over the ...