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Varieties of diffusion in academic publishing: How status and legitimacy influence growth trajectories of new innovations

This content is not available in the selected language. Open Access (OA) publishing has progressed from an initial fringe idea to a still-growing, major component of modern academic communication. The proliferation of OA publishing presents a context to examine how new innovations and institutions develop. Based on analyses of 1,296,304 articles published in 83 OA […] Read more

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The decrease in uncited articles and its effect on the concentration of citations

This content is not available in the selected language. Empirical evidence demonstrates that citations received by scholarly publications follow a pattern of preferential attachment, resulting in a power-law distribution. Such asymmetry has sparked significant debate regarding the use of citations for research evaluation. However, a consensus has yet to be established concerning the historical trends […] Read more

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Gender differences in submission behavior exacerbate publication disparities in elite journals

This content is not available in the selected language. Women are particularly underrepresented in journals of the highest scientific impact, with substantial consequences for their careers. While a large body of research has focused on the outcome and the process of peer review, fewer articles have explicitly focused on gendered submission behavior and the explanations […] Read more

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Mesure de la proportion de publication en libre accès au Canada, un portrait national

Over the past two decades, open access has gained prominence around the world. However, its adoption in Canada lags that of other countries. Using data from Dimensions and Érudit, this article provides an overview of open access dissemination in Canada, focusing on the effect of institutions, language, and funding. French-language papers and papers from Quebec […] Read more

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La plateforme de diffusion de contenu scientifique francophone Érudit fête ses 25 ans

This content is not available in the selected language. La plateforme Érudit, dont Vincent Larivière est directeur scientifique a fêté en 2023 ses 25 ans.  D’abord projet pilote et pionnière dans son domaine, Érudit est devenu incontournable dans le paysage de la recherche au Canada. L’équipe derrière le projet a fait de la découvrabilité du […] Read more

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Avoiding bias when inferring race using name-based approaches

This content is not available in the selected language. Racial disparity in academia is a widely acknowledged problem. The quantitative understanding of racial-based systemic inequalities  is  an  important  step  towards  a  more  equitable research  system.  However,  few large-scale analyses have been performed on this topic, mostly because of the lack of robust race-disambiguation algorithms. Identifying […] Read more