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Journal of Informetrics

2007 - 2018

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Volume 12, issue 2, 2018

The lognormal distribution explains the remarkable pattern documented by characteristic scores and scales in scientometrics pp. 401-415 Downloads
Gabriel-Alexandru Vîiu
Ranking journals using social choice theory methods: A novel approach in bibliometrics pp. 416-429 Downloads
Andrey Subochev, Fuad Aleskerov and Vladimir Pislyakov
Dimensions: A competitor to Scopus and the Web of Science? pp. 430-435 Downloads
Mike Thelwall
Algorithmically generated subject categories based on citation relations: An empirical micro study using papers on overall water splitting pp. 436-447 Downloads
Robin Haunschild, Hermann Schier, Werner Marx and Lutz Bornmann
Journal editorship index for assessing the scholarly impact of academic institutions: An empirical analysis in the field of economics pp. 448-460 Downloads
Dengsheng Wu, Jing Li, Xiaoli Lu and Jianping Li
Characterizing highly cited method and non-method papers using citation contexts: The role of uncertainty pp. 461-480 Downloads
Henry Small
Examining the usage, citation, and diffusion patterns of bibliometric mapping software: A comparative study of three tools pp. 481-493 Downloads
Xuelian Pan, Erjia Yan, Ming Cui and Weina Hua
Author-level metrics in the new academic profile platforms: The online behaviour of the Bibliometrics community pp. 494-509 Downloads
Alberto Martín-Martín, Enrique Orduna-Malea and Emilio Delgado López-Cózar
Ranking scholars: A measure representation pp. 510-517 Downloads
Casilda Lasso de la Vega and Oscar Volij
Predicting research excellence at the individual level: The importance of publication rate, top journal publications, and top 10% publications in the case of early career mathematicians pp. 518-533 Downloads
Jonas Lindahl
Reprint of “A spatial scientometric analysis of the publication output of cities worldwide” pp. 547-566 Downloads
György Csomós

Volume 12, issue 1, 2018

Microsoft Academic automatic document searches: Accuracy for journal articles and suitability for citation analysis pp. 1-9 Downloads
Mike Thelwall
Measuring the inefficiency of Chinese research universities based on a two-stage network DEA model pp. 10-30 Downloads
Guo-liang Yang, Hirofumi Fukuyama and Yao-yao Song
Double rank analysis for research assessment pp. 31-41 Downloads
Alonso Rodríguez-Navarro and Ricardo Brito
Reference density trends in the major disciplines pp. 42-58 Downloads
Susana Sánchez-Gil, Juan Gorraiz and David Melero-Fuentes
Characterizing in-text citations in scientific articles: A large-scale analysis pp. 59-73 Downloads
Kevin W. Boyack, Nees Jan van Eck, Giovanni Colavizza and Ludo Waltman
Academic in-group bias: An empirical examination of the link between author and journal affiliation pp. 74-86 Downloads
Yaniv Reingewertz and Carmela Lutmar
Co-mention network of R packages: Scientific impact and clustering structure pp. 87-100 Downloads
Kai Li and Erjia Yan
Hidden connections: Network effects on editorial decisions in four computer science journals pp. 101-112 Downloads
Giangiacomo Bravo, Mike Farjam, Francisco Grimaldo Moreno, Aliaksandr Birukou and Flaminio Squazzoni
Bibliometric approximation of a scientific specialty by combining key sources, title words, authors and references pp. 113-132 Downloads
Nadine Rons
Granularity of algorithmically constructed publication-level classifications of research publications: Identification of topics pp. 133-152 Downloads
Peter Sjögårde and Per Ahlgren
A scalable and adaptive method for finding semantically equivalent cue words of uncertainty pp. 158-180 Downloads
Chaomei Chen, Min Song and Go Eun Heo
Network assembly of scientific communities of varying size and specificity pp. 181-190 Downloads
Daniel T. Citron and Samuel F. Way
On the relationships between bibliographic characteristics of scientific documents and citation and Mendeley readership counts: A large-scale analysis of Web of Science publications pp. 191-202 Downloads
Zohreh Zahedi and Stefanie Haustein
Core elements in the process of citing publications: Conceptual overview of the literature pp. 203-216 Downloads
Iman Tahamtan and Lutz Bornmann
Deriving technology intelligence from patents: Preposition-based semantic analysis pp. 217-236 Downloads
Jaehyeong An, Kyuwoong Kim, Letizia Mortara and Sungjoo Lee
Could scientists use Altmetric.com scores to predict longer term citation counts? pp. 237-248 Downloads
Mike Thelwall and Tamara Nevill
Who benefits from a country’s scientific research? pp. 249-258 Downloads
Giovanni Abramo and D’Angelo, Ciriaco Andrea
Missing links: Timing characteristics and their implications for capturing contemporaneous technological developments pp. 259-270 Downloads
Chung-Huei Kuan, Mu-Hsuan Huang and Dar-Zen Chen
An improved SAO network-based method for technology trend analysis: A case study of graphene pp. 271-286 Downloads
Chao Yang, Cui Huang and Jun Su
Can Microsoft Academic assess the early citation impact of in-press articles? A multi-discipline exploratory analysis pp. 287-298 Downloads
Kayvan Kousha, Mike Thelwall and Mahshid Abdoli
Bi-directional h-index: A new measure of node centrality in weighted and directed networks pp. 299-314 Downloads
Li Zhai, Xiangbin Yan and Guojing Zhang
Research assessment by percentile-based double rank analysis pp. 315-329 Downloads
Ricardo Brito and Alonso Rodríguez-Navarro
Effect of publication month on citation impact pp. 330-343 Downloads
Paul Donner
Survive or perish: Investigating the life cycle of academic journals from 1950 to 2013 using survival analysis methods pp. 344-364 Downloads
Meijun Liu, Xiao Hu, Yuandi Wang and Dongbo Shi
Funding, evaluation, and the performance of national research systems pp. 365-384 Downloads
Ulf Sandström and Peter Van den Besselaar
Research universities on the ResearchGate social networking site: An examination of institutional differences, research activity level, and social networks formed pp. 385-400 Downloads
Weiwei Yan and Yin Zhang

Volume 11, issue 4, 2017

Understanding multiply mentioned references pp. 948-958 Downloads
Zhigang Hu, Gege Lin, Taian Sun and Haiyan Hou
bibliometrix: An R-tool for comprehensive science mapping analysis pp. 959-975 Downloads
Massimo Aria and Corrado Cuccurullo
How is R cited in research outputs? Structure, impacts, and citation standard pp. 989-1002 Downloads
Kai Li, Erjia Yan and Yuanyuan Feng
A remarkable example in three-dimensional informetrics. The geometric law: Distribution of use or distribution of structure? pp. 1003-1015 Downloads
Abdellatif Agouzal and Thierry Lafouge
The relationship among research productivity, research collaboration, and their determinants pp. 1016-1030 Downloads
Giovanni Abramo, D’Angelo, Andrea Ciriaco and Gianluca Murgia
Bridging centrality as an indicator to measure the ‘bridging role’ of actors in networks: An application to the European Nanotechnology co-publication network pp. 1031-1042 Downloads
Laurent Bergé, Thomas Scherngell and Iris Wanzenböck
PageRank-based prediction of award-winning researchers and the impact of citations pp. 1044-1068 Downloads
Dalibor Fiala and Gabriel Tutoky
Confidence intervals for normalised citation counts: Can they delimit underlying research capability? pp. 1069-1079 Downloads
Mike Thelwall
Mapping science using Library of Congress Subject Headings pp. 1080-1094 Downloads
Fei Shu, Jesse David Dinneen, Banafsheh Asadi and Charles-Antoine Julien
Improving fitness: Mapping research priorities against societal needs on obesity pp. 1095-1113 Downloads
Lorenzo Cassi, Agénor Lahatte, Ismael Rafols, Pierre Sautier and Élisabeth de Turckheim
Hierarchical organization of H. Eugene Stanley scientific collaboration community in weighted network representation pp. 1114-1127 Downloads
Stanisław Drożdż, Andrzej Kulig, Jarosław Kwapień, Artur Niewiarowski and Marek Stanuszek
TimeRank: A dynamic approach to rate scholars using citations pp. 1128-1141 Downloads
Massimo Franceschet and Giovanni Colavizza
The research production of nations and departments: A statistical model for the share of publications pp. 1142-1157 Downloads
Mike Thelwall and Ruth Fairclough
Research portfolio analysis and topic prominence pp. 1158-1174 Downloads
Richard Klavans and Kevin W. Boyack
Understanding the topic evolution in a scientific domain: An exploratory study for the field of information retrieval pp. 1175-1189 Downloads
Baitong Chen, Satoshi Tsutsui, Ying Ding and Feicheng Ma
Unraveling the dynamics of growth, aging and inflation for citations to scientific articles from specific research fields pp. 1190-1200 Downloads
K.W. Higham, M. Governale, Adam Jaffe and U. Zülicke
Microsoft Academic: A multidisciplinary comparison of citation counts with Scopus and Mendeley for 29 journals pp. 1201-1212 Downloads
Mike Thelwall
Gender and citation impact in management research pp. 1213-1228 Downloads
Mathias Wullum Nielsen
The scientific influence of nations on global scientific and technological development pp. 1229-1237 Downloads
Aurelio Patelli, Giulio Cimini, Emanuele Pugliese and Andrea Gabrielli

Volume 11, issue 3, 2017

Are there any frontiers of research performance? Efficiency measurement of funded research projects with the Bayesian stochastic frontier analysis for count data pp. 613-628 Downloads
Rüdiger Mutz, Lutz Bornmann and Hans-Dieter Daniel
Search for evergreens in science: A functional data analysis pp. 629-644 Downloads
Ruizhi Zhang, Jian Wang and Yajun Mei
The geotemporal demographics of academic journals from 1950 to 2013 according to Ulrich’s database pp. 655-671 Downloads
Yuandi Wang, Ruifeng Hu and Meijun Liu
A categorization of arguments for counting methods for publication and citation indicators pp. 672-684 Downloads
Marianne Gauffriau
Measuring the citation impact of journals with generalized Lorenz curves pp. 689-703 Downloads
Tommaso Lando and Lucio Bertoli-Barsotti
Quantifying perceived impact of scientific publications pp. 704-712 Downloads
Filippo Radicchi, Alexander Weissman and Johan Bollen
Predicting the age of researchers using bibliometric data pp. 713-729 Downloads
Gabriela F. Nane, Vincent Larivière and Rodrigo Costas
Do subjective journal ratings represent whole journals or typical articles? Unweighted or weighted citation impact? pp. 730-744 Downloads
William H. Walters
Disaggregated research evaluation through median-based characteristic scores and scales: a comparison with the mean-based approach pp. 748-765 Downloads
Gabriel-Alexandru Vîiu
Quantifying and suppressing ranking bias in a large citation network pp. 766-782 Downloads
Giacomo Vaccario, Matúš Medo, Nicolas Wider and Manuel Sebastian Mariani
Can the journal impact factor be used as a criterion for the selection of junior researchers? A large-scale empirical study based on ResearcherID data pp. 788-799 Downloads
Lutz Bornmann and Richard Williams
Who is the ‘Journal Grand Master’? A new ranking based on the Elo rating system pp. 800-809 Downloads
Robert Lehmann and Klaus Wohlrabe
Combining multiple scholarly relationships with author cocitation analysis: A preliminary exploration on improving knowledge domain mappings pp. 810-822 Downloads
Yi Bu, Shaokang Ni and Win-bin Huang
Suitability of Google Scholar as a source of scientific information and as a source of data for scientific evaluation—Review of the Literature pp. 823-834 Downloads
Gali Halevi, Henk Moed and Judit Bar-Ilan
DataCite as a novel bibliometric source: Coverage, strengths and limitations pp. 841-854 Downloads
Nicolas Robinson-Garcia, Philippe Mongeon, Wei Jeng and Rodrigo Costas
What drives university research performance? An analysis using the CWTS Leiden Ranking data pp. 859-872 Downloads
Koen Frenken, Gaston Heimeriks and Jarno Hoekman
Multiplicity and uncertainty: Media coverage of autism causation pp. 873-887 Downloads
Yujia Zhai, Shaojing Sun, Fang Wang and Ying Ding
Detecting the emergence of new scientific collaboration links in Africa: A comparison of expected and realized collaboration intensities pp. 892-903 Downloads
Raf Guns and Lili Wang
Perverse effects of output-based research funding? Butler’s Australian case revisited pp. 905-918 Downloads
Peter van den Besselaar, Ulf Heyman and Ulf Sandström

Volume 11, issue 2, 2017

Critical remarks on the Italian research assessment exercise VQR 2011–2014 pp. 337-357 Downloads
Fiorenzo Franceschini and Domenico Maisano
An analysis of the foreign-educated elite academics in the United States pp. 358-370 Downloads
Tolga Yuret
Research impact in co-authorship networks: a two-mode analysis pp. 371-388 Downloads
Tahereh Dehdarirad and Stefano Nasini
Uncovering fine-grained research excellence: The global research benchmarking system pp. 389-406 Downloads
Peter Haddawy, Saeed-Ul Hassan, Craig W. Abbey and Inn Beng Lee
The impact of collaboration and knowledge networks on citations pp. 407-422 Downloads
Jiancheng Guan, Yan Yan and Jing Jing Zhang
Do researchers pay attention to publication subsidies? pp. 423-434 Downloads
Tolga Yuret
The solitude of stars. An analysis of the distributed excellence model of European universities pp. 435-454 Downloads
Andrea Bonaccorsi, Peter Haddawy, Tindaro Cicero and Saeed-Ul Hassan
An empirical and theoretical critique of the Euclidean index pp. 455-465 Downloads
Jens Peter Andersen
Global science discussed in local altmetrics: Weibo and its comparison with Twitter pp. 466-482 Downloads
Houqiang Yu, Shenmeng Xu, Tingting Xiao, Brad M. Hemminger and Siluo Yang
Proposal of indicators for the structural analysis of scientific articles pp. 483-497 Downloads
José Osvaldo De Sordi, Wanderlei Lima de Paulo, Manuel Antonio Meireles, Marcia Carvalho de Azevedo and Luis Hernan Contreras Pinochet
Patterns of authors contribution in scientific manuscripts pp. 498-510 Downloads
Edilson A. Corrêa , Filipi N. Silva, Luciano da F. Costa and Diego R. Amancio
Hawkes process-based technology impact analysis pp. 511-529 Downloads
Hyun Jin Jang, Han-Gyun Woo and Changyong Lee
The accuracy of confidence intervals for field normalised indicators pp. 530-540 Downloads
Mike Thelwall and Ruth Fairclough
On evaluating the quality of a computer science/computer engineering conference pp. 541-552 Downloads
Orestis-Stavros Loizides and Polychronis Koutsakis
Recommendation of scholarly venues based on dynamic user interests pp. 553-563 Downloads
Hamed Alhoori and Richard Furuta
Genealogical index: A metric to analyze advisor–advisee relationships pp. 564-582 Downloads
Luciano Rossi, Igor L. Freire and Jesús P. Mena-Chalco
Measuring cognitive distance between publication portfolios pp. 583-594 Downloads
Ronald Rousseau, Raf Guns, A.I.M. Jakaria Rahman and Tim C.E. Engels
Do mathematicians, economists and biomedical scientists trace large topics more strongly than physicists? pp. 598-607 Downloads
Menghui Li, Liying Yang, Huina Zhang, Zhesi Shen, Chensheng Wu and Jinshan Wu
The time dimension of science: Connecting the past to the future pp. 608-621 Downloads
Yian Yin and Dashun Wang
The Herrero-Villar approach to citation impact pp. 625-640 Downloads
Pedro Albarran, Carmen Herrero, Javier Ruiz-Castillo and Antonio Villar
Examining academic ranking and inequality in library and information science through faculty hiring networks pp. 641-654 Downloads
Yongjun Zhu and Erjia Yan
Disciplinary knowledge diffusion in business research pp. 655-668 Downloads
Chaojiang Wu, Erjia Yan and Chelsey Hill
Heterogeneity in an undirected network: Definition and measurement pp. 669-682 Downloads
Xiaojun Hu, Loet Leydesdorff and Ronald Rousseau

Volume 11, issue 1, 2017

A simple index of innovation with complexity pp. 1-17 Downloads
Jose Fernandez Donoso
The Brazilian scientific output published in journals: A study based on a large CV database pp. 18-31 Downloads
Marcelo S. Perlin, Andre Santos, Takeyoshi Imasato, Denis Borenstein and Sergio Da Silva
A comparison of the Web of Science and publication-level classification systems of science pp. 32-45 Downloads
Antonio Perianes-Rodriguez and Javier Ruiz-Castillo
Discovering discoveries: Identifying biomedical discoveries using citation contexts pp. 46-62 Downloads
Henry Small, Hung Tseng and Mike Patek
Do patent citations indicate knowledge linkage? The evidence from text similarities between patents and their citations pp. 63-79 Downloads
Lixin Chen
The sum of it all: Revealing collaboration patterns by combining authorship and acknowledgements pp. 80-87 Downloads
Adèle Paul-Hus, Philippe Mongeon, Maxime Sainte-Marie and Vincent Larivière
The specific shapes of gender imbalance in scientific authorships: A network approach pp. 88-102 Downloads
Tanya Araújo and Elsa Fontainha
The role of guarantor in scientific collaboration: The neighbourhood matters pp. 103-116 Downloads
Rodrigo Sánchez-Jiménez, Vicente P. Guerrero-Bote and Félix Moya-Anegón
Does your surname affect the citability of your publications? pp. 121-127 Downloads
Giovanni Abramo and D’Angelo, Ciriaco Andrea
Three practical field normalised alternative indicator formulae for research evaluation pp. 128-151 Downloads
Mike Thelwall
Can we use Google Scholar to identify highly-cited documents? pp. 152-163 Downloads
Alberto Martin-Martin, Enrique Orduna-Malea, Anne-Wil Harzing and Emilio Delgado López-Cózar
Skewness of citation impact data and covariates of citation distributions: A large-scale empirical analysis based on Web of Science data pp. 164-175 Downloads
Lutz Bornmann and Loet Leydesdorff
Introducing metaknowledge: Software for computational research in information science, network analysis, and science of science pp. 176-197 Downloads
John McLevey and Reid McIlroy-Young
Detecting rising stars in dynamic collaborative networks pp. 198-222 Downloads
George Panagopoulos, George Tsatsaronis and Iraklis Varlamis
Citation success index − An intuitive pair-wise journal comparison metric pp. 223-231 Downloads
Staša Milojević, Filippo Radicchi and Judit Bar-Ilan
Research production in high-impact journals of contemporary neuroscience: A gender analysis pp. 232-243 Downloads
Julio González-Álvarez and Teresa Cervera-Crespo
Exploring paper characteristics that facilitate the knowledge flow from science to technology pp. 244-256 Downloads
Cherng G. Ding, Wen-Chi Hung, Meng-Che Lee and Hung-Jui Wang
Partial orders for zero-sum arrays with applications to network theory pp. 257-274 Downloads
Yuxian Liu, Ronald Rousseau and Leo Egghe
The need to quantify authors’ relative intellectual contributions in a multi-author paper pp. 275-281 Downloads
Mohammad Tariqur Rahman, Joe Mac Regenstein, Noor Lide Abu Kassim and Nazmul Haque
Toward an excellence-based research funding system: Evidence from Poland pp. 282-298 Downloads
Emanuel Kulczycki, Marcin Korzeń and Przemysław Korytkowski
Bibliometric author evaluation through linear regression on the coauthor network pp. 299-306 Downloads
Rasmus A.X. Persson
Standing on the shoulders of giants pp. 307-323 Downloads
Tehmina Amjad, Ying Ding, Jian Xu, Chenwei Zhang, Ali Daud, Jie Tang and Min Song
An investigation on the skewness patterns and fractal nature of research productivity distributions at field and discipline level pp. 324-335 Downloads
Giovanni Abramo, D’Angelo, Ciriaco Andrea and Anastasiia Soldatenkova
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