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"The Oligopoly of Academic Publishers in the Digital Era" in the Top 100 of the most shared and discussed papers of 2015

The Oligopoly of Academic Publishers in the Digital Era published by Vincent Larivière, Stefanie Haustein and Philippe Mongeon last June in PLOS ONE, is one of the most discussed and shared papers of 2015. The article generated many reactions in the media since its publication, as its position in the Altmetric Top 100 reveals. Results […] Read more


Interdisciplinarity and Scientific Impact

In a recent article published in Journal of Informetrics, Shiji Chen, Clément Arsenault et Vincent Larivière investigate the relationship between interdisciplinarity and scientific impact, by analyzing the level of interdisciplinarityof the top 1% most highly cited papers and of papers with lower citation percentile ranks. Results show that the top 1% most cited papers exhibit higher […] Read more