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  • The use of bibliometrics for assessing research : possibilities, limitations and adverse effects 

    Haustein, Stefanie; Larivière, Vincent (2015)
    Researchers are used to being evaluated: publications, hiring, tenure and funding decisions are all based on the evaluation of research. Traditionally, this evaluation relied on judgement of peers but, in the light of limited resources ...
  • Using Ancillary Text to Index Web-based Multimedia Objects 

    Da Sylva, Lyne; Turner, James M. (2006-06)
    PériCulture est le nom d'un projet de recherche à l'Université de Montréal qui fait partie d'un projet plus vaste basé à l'Université de Sherbrooke. Ce dernier visait à former un réseau de recherche pour la gestion du contenu culturel numérique canadien. ...
  • The utilitarian and hedonic outcomes of music information seeking in everyday life 

    Laplante, Audrey; Downie, J. Stephen (Elsevier, 2011)
    This qualitative study focuses on what contributes to making a music information-seeking experience satisfying in the context of everyday life. Data were collected through in-depth interviews conducted with 15 younger adults (18 to 29 years old). The ...
  • 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 ...
  • The weakening relationship between the impact factor and papers' citations in the digital age 

    Lozano, George A.; Larivière, Vincent; Gingras, Yves (Wiley, 2012-10-08)
    Historically, papers have been physically bound to the journal in which they were published but in the electronic age papers are available individually, no longer tied to their respective journals. Hence, papers now can be read and cited based on ...
  • Web 2.0, organisations et archivistique 

    Dufour, Christine (2009)
    Le Web se caractérise de bien des façons, un de ses traits dominants étant son caractère hautement évolutif. Bien que relativement jeune, il en est déjà à sa deuxième génération – on parle du Web 2.0 – et certains entrevoient déjà le Web 3.0. Cette ...
  • Web et théorie du document: utopie des ingénieurs et appétit des entrepreneurs 

    Salaün, Jean-Michel (ADBS-Édition, 2010-11-15)
    Cet article illustre la pertinence d’une théorie du document le représentant en trois dimensions complémentaires : forme, texte, médium. Deux exemples sont proposés : l’évolution de la conception du web par son inventeur Tim Berners-Lee qui passe ...
  • Web, texte, conversation et redocumentarisation 

    Salaün, Jean-Michel (Presses universitaires de Lyon, 2008-03)
    Les moteurs de recherche utilisent principalement des outils linguistiques et statistiques et considèrent implicitement la toile comme le vaste texte d’une conversation mondiale et ininterrompue. Le Web remet en cause l’ordre documentaire comme un ...
  • Which scientific elites? : on the concentration of research funds, publications and citations 

    Larivière, Vincent; Macaluso, Benoit; Archambault, Éric; Gingras, Yves (Oxford University Press, 2010-03-01)
    Using the population of all university professors (N=13,479) in the province of Quebec (Canada), this paper analyses the concentration of funding, papers and citations at the level of individual researchers. It shows that each of these distributions ...
  • Who influence the music tastes of adolescents? A study on interpersonal influence in social networks 

    Laplante, Audrey (ACM, 2012)
    Research on music information behavior demonstrates that people rely primarily on others to discover new music. This paper reports on a qualitative study aiming at exploring more in-depth how music information circulates within the social networks of ...
  • 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 ...