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  • The academic advantage : gender disparities in patenting 

    Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Chaoqun, Ni; West, Jevin D.; Larivière, Vincent (Public library of science, 2015-05-27)
    We analyzed gender disparities in patenting by country, technological area, and type of assignee using the 4.6 million utility patents issued between 1976 and 2013 by the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO). Our analyses of fractionalized ...
  • Age stratification and cohort effects in scholarly communication : a study of social sciences 

    Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Sugimoto, Thomas; Tsou, Andrew; Milojević, Staša; Larivière, Vincent (Springer, 2016-07-29)
    Aging is considered to be an important factor in a scholar’s propensity to innovate, produce, and collaborate on high quality work. Yet, empirical studies in the area are rare and plagued with several limitations. As a result, we lack clear evidence ...
  • An analysis of direct reciprocal borrowing among Québec university libraries 

    Duy, Joanna C.; Larivière, Vincent (Taylor & Francis, 2013-03-21)
    An analysis of Quebec academic libraries’ direct reciprocal borrow- ´ ing statistics from 2005 to 2010 reveals that the physical distance separating universities plays an important role in determining the amount of direct reciprocal borrowing activity ...
  • The angle sum theory : exploring the literature on acknowledgments in scholarly communication 

    Larivière, Vincent; Paul-Hus, Adèle; Desrochers, Nadine (De Gruyter Mouton, 2016-02-22)
  • Are elite journals declining? 

    Larivière, Vincent; Lozano, George A.; Gingras, Yves (Association for information science and technology, 2013-11-19)
    Previous research indicates that during the past 20years, the highest-quality work has been published in anincreasingly diverse and larger group of journals. In thisarticle, we examine whether this diversification has alsoaffected the handful of elite ...
  • arXiv E‐prints and the journal of record : an analysis of roles and relationships 

    Larivière, Vincent; Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; Macaluso, Benoit; Milojević, Staša; Cronin, Blaise; Thelwall, Mike (Association for information science and technology, 2014-01-27)
    Since its creation in 1991, arXiv has become central to the diffusion of research in a number of fields. Combining data from the entirety of arXiv and the Web of Science (WoS), this article investigates (a) the proportion of papers across all disciplines ...
  • Astrophysicists on Twitter : an in-depth analysis of tweeting and scientific publication behavior 

    Haustein, Stefanie; Bowman, Timothy D.; Holmberg, Kim; Peters, Isabella; Larivière, Vincent (Emerald, 2014-05-19)
    Purpose – This paper analyzes the tweeting behavior of 37 astrophysicists on Twitter and compares their tweeting behavior with their publication behavior and citation impact to show whether they tweet research-related topics or not. Design/methodo ...
  • L’astrophysique au Québec depuis 1945 : émergence et consolidation d’une communauté scientifique périphérique 

    Larivière, Vincent (CSTHA/AHSTC, 2009-09-30)
    Cet article étudie l’émergence et la consolidation des activités de recherche en astrophysique dans les universités québécoises. Deux étapes marquent son développement. Premièrement, on constate l’émergence de certaines activités de recherche. À ...
  • Authorial and institutional stratification in open access publishing : the case of global health research 

    Siler, Kyle; Haustein, Stefanie; Smith, Elise; Larivière, Vincent; Alperin, Juan Pablo (PeerJ, 2018-02-19)
    Using a database of recent articles published in the field of Global Health research, we examine institutional sources of stratification in publishing access outcomes. Traditionally, the focus on inequality in scientific publishing has focused on ...
  • 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, ...
  • Beyond funding : acknowledgement patterns in biomedical, natural and social sciences 

    Paul-Hus, Adèle; Díaz-Faes, Adrián A.; Sainte-Marie, Maxime; Desrochers, Nadine; Costas, Rodrigo; Larivière, Vincent (Public library of science, 2017-10-04)
    For the past 50 years, acknowledgments have been studied as important paratextual traces of research practices, collaboration, and infrastructure in science. Since 2008, funding acknowledgments have been indexed by Web of Science, supporting large-scale ...
  • Bibliométrie 

    Larivière, Vincent (2015)
  • Big publishers, bigger profits : how the scholarly community lost the control of its journals 

    Larivière, Vincent; Haustein, Stefanie; Mongeon, Philippe (Carleton University. Department of English language and literature, 2015)
    Despite holding the potential to liberate scholarly information, the digital era has, to the contrary, increased the control of a few for-profit publishers. While most journals in the print era were owned by academic institutions and scientific societies, ...
  • Cartographier l’évolution du contenu de la revue Archives au moyen des techniques de fouille de textes et de bibliométrie 

    Forest, Dominic; Mas, Sabine; Rioux, Valérie; Larivière, Vincent; Macaluso, Benoit (Association des archivistes du Québec, 2019)
    À l’occasion du 50e anniversaire de l’Association des archivistes du Québec (AAQ), cinq professionnels de l’archivistique ont réalisé une analyse du contenu de la revue Archives à partir d’une approche basée sur des techniques de fouille de textes, ...
  • Changes in publication languages and citation practices and their effect on the scientific impact of Russian science (1993–2010) 

    Kirchik, Olessia; Gingras, Yves; Larivière, Vincent (Wiley, 2012-03-28)
    This paper analyses the effects of publication language on international scientific visibility of Russia using the Web of Science. Like other developing and transition countries, it is subject to a growing pressure to “internationalize” its scientific ...
  • Characterizing social media metrics of scholarly papers : the effect of document properties and collaboration patterns 

    Haustein, Stefanie; Costas, Rodrigo; Larivière, Vincent (Public library of science, 2015-03-17)
    A number of new metrics based on social media platforms—grouped under the term “altmetrics”—have recently been introduced as potential indicators of research impact. Despite their current popularity, there is a lack of information regarding the ...
  • Citation 

    Larivière, Vincent; Robitaille, Jean-Pierre (Les presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2015)
  • Comparing bibliometric statistics obtained from the Web of Science and Scopus 

    Archambault, Éric; Campbell, David; Gingras, Yves; Larivière, Vincent (Association for information science and technology, 2009-04-13)
    For more than 40 years, the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI, now part of Thomson Reuters) produced the only available bibliographic databases from which bibliometricians could compile large‐scale bibliometric indicators. ISI's citation indexes, ...
  • Comparing journal and paper level classifications of science 

    Shu, Fei; Julien, Charles-Antoine; Zhang, Lin; Qiu, Junping; Zhang, Jing; Larivière, Vincent (Elsevier, 2019-01-03)
    The classification of science into disciplines is at the heart of bibliometric analyses. While most classifications systems are implemented at the journal level, their accuracy has been questioned, and paper-level classifications have been considered ...
  • Contributorship and division of labor in knowledge production 

    Larivière, Vincent; Desrochers, Nadine; Macaluso, Benoit; Mongeon, Philippe; Paul-Hus, Adèle; Sugimoto, Cassidy R. (SAGE, 2016-06-21)
    Scientific authorship has been increasingly complemented with contributorship statements. While such statements are said to ensure more equitable credit and responsibility attribution, they also provide an opportunity to examine the roles and functions ...