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  • A small world of citations? : the influence of collaboration networks on citation practices 

    Wallace, Matthew L.; Larivière, Vincent; Gingras, Yves (Public library of science, 2012-03-07)
    This paper examines the proximity of authors to those they cite using degrees of separation in a co-author network, essentially using collaboration networks to expand on the notion of self-citations. While the proportion of direct selfcitations ...
  • Social media in scholarly communication : a review of the literature and empirical analysis of Twitter use by SSHRC doctoral award recipients 

    Work, Samantha; Haustein, Stefanie; Bowman, Timothy D.; Larivière, Vincent (2015)
    This report has been commissioned by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to analyze the role that social media currently plays in scholarly communication as well as to what extent metrics derived from social media activity ...
  • Special issue on bibliographic data sources 

    Waltman, Ludo; Larivière, Vincent (MIT Press, 2020-02-20)
  • Stability and longevity in the publication careers of U.S. doctorate recipients 

    Waaijer, Cathelijn J. F.; Macaluso, Benoit; Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Larivière, Vincent (Public library of science, 2016-04-29)
    Since the 1950s, the number of doctorate recipients has risen dramatically in the United States. In this paper, we investigate whether the longevity of doctorate recipients’ publication careers has changed. This is achieved by matching 1951–2010 ...
  • The state of OA : a large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles 

    Piwowar, Heather; Priem, Jason; Larivière, Vincent; Alperin, Juan Pablo; Matthias, Lisa; Norlander, Bree; Farley, Ashley; West, Jevin; Haustein, Stefanie (PeerJ, 2018-02-13)
    Despite growing interest in Open Access (OA) to scholarly literature, there is an unmet need for large-scale, up-to-date, and reproducible studies assessing the prevalence and characteristics of OA. We address this need using oaDOI, an open online ...
  • A step-by-step guide for building localised versions of the MIC site. Version 1.1 

    Turner, James; Sambaíno, Samira; El Sahn, Marwa (2008-07-24)
    This is a test version of the kit for localising the Moving Image Collections (MIC) site, designed in the context of a research project undertaken by the Audiovisual and Multimedia Section (AVMS) of IFLA.
  • The sum of it all : revealing collaboration patterns by combining authorship and acknowledgements 

    Paul-Hus, Adèle; Mongeon, Philippe; Sainte-Marie, Maxime; Larivière, Vincent (Elsevier, 2016-12-01)
    Acknowledgments are one of many conventions by which researchers publicly bestow recognition towards individuals, organizations and institutions that contributed in some way to the work that led to publication. Combining data on both co-authors and ...
  • Team size matters : collaboration and scientific impact since 1900 

    Larivière, Vincent; Gingras, Yves; Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Tsou, Andrew (Association for information science and technology, 2014-11-06)
    This paper provides the first historical analysis of the relationship between collaboration and scientific impact, using three indicators of collaboration (number of authors, number of addresses, and number of countries) and including articles published ...
  • Ten-year analysis of University of Minho Green OA self-archiving mandate 

    Gargouri, Yassine; Harnad, Stevan; Larivière, Vincent (2013)
    University of Minho adopted the first university-wide Green Open Access Man-date in Europe in 2004, requiring all research output to be self-archived in the institution’s repository. The mandate was upgraded in 2011 to designate the repository ...
  • Text Summarization by Sentence Extraction and Syntactic Pruning 

    Gagnon, Michel; Da Sylva, Lyne (2005-08)
    Nous présentons une méthode hybride pour le résumé de texte, en combinant l'extraction de phrases et l'élagage syntaxique des phrases extraites. L'élagage syntaxique est effectué sur la base d’une analyse complète des phrases selon un parseur de ...
  • A theoretical foundation for the ethical distribution of authorship in multidisciplinary publications 

    Smith, Elise (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017)
    In academia, authorship on publications confers merit as well as responsibility. The respective disciplines adhere to their “typical” authorship practices: individuals may be named in alphabetical order (e.g., in economics, mathematics), ranked in ...
  • Les traitements documentaires automatiques et le passage du temps 

    Da Sylva, Lyne (2004)
    Dans cet article, nous examinons le sort des documents qui ne sont pas destinés à vivre longtemps et qui ne méritent ainsi aucun traitement documentaire traditionnel. Nous défendrons la thèse que les traitements automatiques, bien que produisant des ...
  • Les trois dimensions de l’économie du document 

    Salaün, Jean-Michel (2011-10)
    Le travail collectif de Pédauque a mis en évidence les trois dimensions du document : la forme, le texte ou contenu et la relation (« Vu », « Lu » et « Su »), cet article montre comment ces approches se déclinent dans un raisonnement économique et ...
  • Tweeting biomedicine : an analysis of tweets and citations in the biomedical literature 

    Haustein, Stefanie; Peters, Isabella; Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Thelwall, Mike; Larivière, Vincent (Association for information science and technology, 2013-11-26)
    Data collected by social media platforms have been introduced as new sources for indicators to help measure the impact of scholarly research in ways that are complementary to traditional citation analysis. Data generated from social media activities ...
  • Tweets as impact indicators : examining the implications of automated “bot” accounts on Twitter 

    Haustein, Stefanie; Bowman, Timothy D.; Holmberg, Kim; Tsou, Andrew; Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Larivière, Vincent (2015-05-05)
    This brief communication presents preliminary findings on automated Twitter accounts distributing links to scientific articles deposited on the preprint repository arXiv. It discusses the implication of the presence of such bots from the perspective ...
  • Tweets vs. Mendeley readers : how do these two social media metrics differ? 

    Haustein, Stefanie; Larivière, Vincent; Thelwall, Mike; Amyot, Didier; Peters, Isabella (Oldenbourg Verlag, 2014)
    A set of 1.4 million biomedical papers was analyzed with regards to how often articles are mentioned on Twitter or saved by users on Mendeley. While Twitter is a microblogging platform used by a general audience to distribute information, Mendeley ...
  • 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 (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 ...