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Is science built on the shoulders of women? : a study of gender differences in contributorship
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2016-08)
Purpose: Women remain underrepresented in the production of scientific literature and relatively little is known regarding the labor roles played by women in the production of knowledge. This research examines these labor ...
A multidimensional analysis of Aslib proceedings – using everything but the impact factor
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 ...
Guest editorial : social media in scholarly communication
Social media in scholarly communication
Cartographier l’évolution du contenu de la revue Archives au moyen des techniques de fouille de textes et de bibliométrie
(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 ...
Knowledge sharing in global health research : the impact, uptake and cost of open access to scholarly literature
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 ...
A simple proposal for the publication of journal citation distributions
Although the Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is widely acknowledged to be a poor indicator of the quality of individual papers, it is used routinely to evaluate research and researchers. Here, we present a simple method for ...
Astrophysicists on Twitter : an in-depth analysis of tweeting and scientific publication behavior
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 ...
Tweets vs. Mendeley readers : how do these two social media metrics differ?
(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 ...
The production of knowledge in Canada : consolidation and diversification
(University of Toronto Press, 2002)
The Canadian innovation system is composed of four main sectors: university, hospital, government, and industry. This paper analyzes each sector’s strengths and weaknesses in terms of its scientific production. It is ...
On the prevalence and scientific impact of duplicate publications in different scientific fields (1980‐2007)
The issue of duplicate publications has received a lot of attention in the medical literature, but much less in the information science community. This paper aims at analyzing the prevalence and scientific impact of duplicate ...