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  • 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, ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Costly collaborations : the impact of scientific fraud on co-authors’ careers 

    Mongeon, Philippe; Larivière, Vincent (Association for information science and technology, 2015-01-30)
    Over the last few years, several major scientific fraud cases have shocked the scientific community. The number of retractions each year has also increased tremendously, especially in the biomedical field, and scientific misconduct accounts for ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...