2019

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Rethinking impact factors: better ways to judge a journal

In the paper Rethinking impact factors: better ways to Judge a journal, published in the journal Nature, Paul Wouters and colleagues invite the scientific community to participate in the creation of new measures of scientific publishing, more transparent and inclusive, to improve the evaluation of scientific journals.   We therefore suggest the creation of an […] Read more

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Understanding the Ecosystem of Canadian Scholarly Journals in Social Sciences and Humanities

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and The Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) are financing a study on Canadian scholarly journals led by Vincent Larivière, Research Chair in the Transformations of Scholarly Communication, and scientific director of the Érudit journal platform. The study aims to provide an overview […] Read more

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Lancement de la revue en libre accès Quantitative Science Studies (QSS)

This content is not available in the selected language. À la suite de la démission du comité éditorial du Journal of Informetrics en raison de plusieurs insatisfactions envers l’éditeur Elsevier à l’égard de ses politiques et actions entourant le libre accès  (notamment le refus de participer à l’Initiative for Open Citation), la revue Quantitative Science Studies (QSS) […] Read more