Sociology of Science

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Portrait et défis de la recherche en français en contexte minoritaire au Canada

This content is not available in the selected language. Plusieurs études le montrent, l’anglais exerce une grande attraction dans le domaine des sciences. Il s’agit de la lingua franca des sciences, la langue qui permet aux chercheur-se-s provenant d’horizons linguistiques différents de se rencontrer, d’échanger et de diffuser leurs travaux. Les revues internationales de langue […] Read more

Research reports

The past, present, and future of scholarly communication.

This content is not available in the selected language. Executive summary [extrait]   Scholarly communication is a key component of scientific activity. Researchers do not keep their discoveries for themselves but disseminate to peers so that the research can contribute to the advancement of knowledge. More than 25 years ago, the advent of digital means […] Read more

Book Chapter

Parité de genre et genre de parité dans les revues québécoises.

This content is not available in the selected language. [Chapitre 13] Résumé du livre: Résolument multidisciplinaire, cet ouvrage cherche à mettre en lumière la pluralité des rôles qu’ont joués les revues culturelles, reconnues ou marginales, dans l’histoire du Québec. D’un certain « canon revuiste » à des périodiques qui, sans être de « petites revues » ou de « petites […] Read more

Newspapers & Blogs

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

Peer-Reviewed Articles

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

Peer-Reviewed Articles

On the topicality and research impact of special issues

This content is not available in the selected language. 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 underestimated opportunity cost, given the relative scarcity of publication space: by distorting […] Read more