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Philippe Mongeon
Université de Montréal
27Publications
8H-index
454Citations
Publications 27
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Fei Shu1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Chinese Academy of Sciences),
Philippe Mongeon8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Leiden University)
+ 3 AuthorsVincent Larivière37
Estimated H-index: 37
(Université du Québec à Montréal)
Commercial scholarly publishers promote and sell bundles of journals—known as big deals—that provide access to entire collections rather than individual journals. Following this new model, size of serial collections in academic libraries increased almost fivefold from 1986 to 2011. Using data on library subscriptions and references made for a sample of North American universities, this study provides evidence that, while big deal bundles do decrease the mean price per subscribed journal, academi...
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2018 in PLOS ONEIF: 2.77
Vincent Larivière37
Estimated H-index: 37
(Université de Montréal),
Benoit Macaluso7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Université du Québec à Montréal)
+ 2 AuthorsCassidy R. Sugimoto18
Estimated H-index: 18
(Leiden University)
Anecdotes abound regarding the decline of basic research in industrial and governmental settings, but very little empirical evidence exists about the phenomenon. This article provides a systematic and historical analysis of the contribution of various institutional sectors to knowledge production at the world and country levels across the past four decades. It highlights a dramatic decline in the diffusion of basic research by industrial and governmental sectors across all countries—with a corre...
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2017 in PLOS ONEIF: 2.77
Philippe Mongeon8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Université de Montréal)
Contemporary biomedical research is performed by increasingly large teams. As a consequence, an increasingly large number of individuals are being listed as authors in the byline of biomedical articles, which complicates the proper attribution of credit and responsibility to individual authors for their work. Typically, more importance is given to the first and last authors of biomedical papers, and the others (the middle authors) are considered to have made smaller contributions. However, we ar...
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2017 in Journal of InformetricsIF: 3.48
Nicolás Robinson-García14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Polytechnic University of Valencia),
Philippe Mongeon8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Université de Montréal)
+ 1 AuthorsRodrigo Costas21
Estimated H-index: 21
(Stellenbosch University)
This paper explores the characteristics of DataCite to determine its possibilities and potential as a new bibliometric data source to analyze the scholarly production of open data. Open science and the increasing data sharing requirements from governments, funding bodies, institutions and scientific journals has led to a pressing demand for the development of data metrics. As a very first step towards reliable data metrics, we need to better comprehend the limitations and caveats of the informat...
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2017
Philippe Mongeon8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Université de Montréal),
Nicolás Robinson-García1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Georgia Institute of Technology)
+ 1 AuthorsRodrigo Costas21
Estimated H-index: 21
(Leiden University)
Purpose It is widely recognized that sharing data is beneficial not only for science but also for the common good, and researchers are increasingly expected to share their data. However, many researchers are still not making their data available, one of the reasons being that this activity is not adequately recognized in the current reward system of science. Since the attribution of data sets to individual researchers is necessary if we are to include them in research evaluation processes, the p...
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Elise Smith7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Université de Montréal),
Stefanie Haustein18
Estimated H-index: 18
(Université de Montréal)
+ 3 AuthorsVincent Larivière37
Estimated H-index: 37
(Université de Montréal)
Abstract Background In 1982, the Annals of Virology published a paper showing how Liberia has a highly endemic potential of Ebola warning health authorities of the risk for potential outbreaks; this journal is only available by subscription. Limiting the accessibility of such knowledge may have reduced information propagation toward public health actors who were indeed surprised by and unprepared for the 2014 epidemic. Open access (OA) publication can allow for increased access to global health ...
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2017 in Journal of InformetricsIF: 3.48
Adèle Paul-Hus6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Université de Montréal),
Philippe Mongeon8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Université de Montréal)
+ 1 AuthorsVincent Larivière37
Estimated H-index: 37
(Université de Montréal)
Acknowledgments are one of many conventions by which researchers publicly bestow recognition towards individuals, organizations and institutions that contributed in some way to the work that led to publication. Combining data on both co-authors and acknowledged individuals, the present study analyses disciplinary differences in researchers’ credit attribution practices in collaborative context. Our results show that the important differences traditionally observed between disciplines in terms of...
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2017 in ScientometricsIF: 2.17
Antoine Archambault (Université de Montréal), Philippe Mongeon8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Université de Montréal),
Vincent Larivière37
Estimated H-index: 37
(Université de Montréal)
After developing independently following World War II, the research systems of East and West Germany reunited at the end of the Cold War, resulting in Westernization of East German Research institutions. Using data from the Web of Science over the 1980---2000 period, this paper analyses the effects of these political changes on the research activity of scholars from East and West Germany before and after the reunification. It shows that these groups differ in terms of levels of production, publi...
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