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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

Articles avec comité de lecture

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

Articles avec comité de lecture

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

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The ecosystem of peatland research: a bibliometric analysis

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 study aims at providing a better understanding of the […] Lire la suite

Articles avec comité de lecture

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

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 on 878,250 acknowledgees mentioned in 291,167 papers published between […] Lire la suite