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Interdisciplinary Patterns of Highly Cited Papers: An Analysis from Disciplinary Perspective

Previous research indicated that highly cited papers’ interdisciplinary patterns exhibit higher variety, lower balance and lower disparity. This paper challenges those finding, and compares the variety, balance and disparity of all papers published in 2000, categorized into six percentile-rank classes of citation rates. Our results demonstrate that, in most disciplines, highly cited papers exhibit higher […] Lire la suite

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Classifications of science and their effects on bibliometric evaluations

Disciplinary classification of science is essential to bibliometric analyses. Given the conceptual and technical difficulties in classifying individual papers into disciplines and specialties, most classifications systems are implemented at the journal level, which affects the classification of papers published in multidisciplinary journals. In order to investigate the effect of the different classification systems on bibliometric […] Lire la suite

Journaux & Blogues

Une année intense pour la recherche scientifique

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. Lire la suite

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Collection development in the era of big deals

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 lower usage. These results suggest economic inefficiencies exist in […] Lire la suite

Journaux & Blogues

La longue route vers le libre accès au Canada

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 données Dimensions.ai. Lire la suite

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The Diverse Niches of Megajournals: Specialism within Generalism

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 originality. These publishing innovations are complementary and competitive vis‐à‐vis […] Lire la suite