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Une année intense pour la recherche scientifique

This content is not available in the selected language. Le Devoir se penche sur l’année intense que la recherche scientifique a vécu avec l’arrivée de la pandémie de COVID-19. Vincent Larivière se prononce quant à lui sur l’essor de la science ouverte afin de mieux diffuser l’information scientifique. Read more

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Collection development in the era of big deals

This content is not available in the selected language. Drawing on an original methodology using citations, downloads, and survey data, this paper analyses journal usage patterns across 28 Canadian universities. Results show that usage levels vary across disciplines, and that different academic platforms varied in their importance to different institutions, with for-profit platforms generally exhibiting […] Read more

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La longue route vers le libre accès au Canada

This content is not available in the selected language. Vincent Larivière et Virginie Paquet livrent dans le Magazine de l’Acfas d’octobre une chornique dédiée au dossier «Les mesures de la recherche». Cette chroninique vise à mesurer l’importance de la diffusion en libre accès dans les institutions de recherche canadiennes, à partir de la base de […] Read more

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The Diverse Niches of Megajournals: Specialism within Generalism

This content is not available in the selected language. Over the past decade, megajournals have expanded in popularity and established a legitimate niche in academic publishing. Leveraging advantages of digital publishing, megajournals are characterized by large publication volume, broad interdisciplinary scope, and peer‐review filters that select primarily for scientific soundness as opposed to novelty or […] Read more

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The ecosystem of peatland research: a bibliometric analysis

This content is not available in the selected language. Peatlands provide a range of services to societies, such as sequestration of organic carbon, biodiversity protection, attenuation of water flow, and the provision of fuel, wood and fruit, among others. Despite their global importance, no study has yet characterised peatland research on a global scale. This […] Read more

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Who are the acknowledgees? An analysis of gender and academic status

This content is not available in the selected language. Acknowledgements found in scholarly papers allow for credit attribution of nonauthor contributors. As such, they are associated with a different kind of recognition than authorship. While several studies have shown that social factors affect authorship and citation practices, few analyses have been performed on acknowledgements. Based […] Read more