Enseignement supérieur



Articles avec comité de lecture

The institutionalized stratification of the Chinese higher education system

To promote research excellence, China’s government has been offering substantial financial support for a small group of selected universities through three national research programs (Project 211, Project 985, Double First Class). However, admission to these programs may not be completely merit based. Based on a statistical analysis of Chinese universities’ scientific activities, this paper shows […] Lire la suite

Chapitre de livre

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

[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 feuilles », sont moins étudiés, il entreprend une traversée intellectuelle […] Lire la suite

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Task specialization and its effects on research careers

Research careers are typically envisioned as a single path in which a scientist starts as a member of a team working under the guidance of one or more experienced scientists and, if they are successful, ends with the individual leading their own research group and training future generations of scientists. Here we study the author […] Lire la suite

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The role of Web of Science publications in China’s tenure system

Tenure provides a permanent position to faculty in higher education institutions. In North America, it is granted to those who have established a record of excellence in research, teaching and services in a limited period. However, in China, research excellence (represented by the number of Web of Science publications) is highly weighted in the tenure […] Lire la suite


COVID-19: Where is the data?

The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic has led many to argue that scholarly communication and publishing is undergoing a revolution, in terms of not only the wider opening of access to research, but also the data underlying it. In this post Julien Larrègue, Philippe Vincent-Lamarre, Frédéric Lebaron, and Vincent Larivière, discuss findings from their study […] 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

Actualités Événements

Lancement de «Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA)» avec Vincent Larivière

C’est cet automne qu’à été lancé le projet Initiative for Open Abstracts (I4OA) qui vise à interpeller les auteurs à rendre disponibles les résumés de leurs travaux (notamment par Crossref), à laquelle participe Vincent Larivière. I4OA a été créée afin de soutenir un libre accès au savoir en collaboration avec des revues, auteurs, biblitohécaires universitaires, chercheurs, […] Lire la suite

Articles avec comité de lecture

Exploring the personal and professional factors associated with student evaluations of tenure-track faculty

Tenure-track faculty members in the United States are evaluated on their performance in both research and teaching. In spite of accusations of bias and invalidity, student evaluations of teaching have dominated teaching evaluation at U.S. universities. However, studies on the topic have tended to be limited to particular institutional and disciplinary contexts. Moreover, in spite […] Lire la suite