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Publishing and ‘impact’ 
Information Literacy PhD students
Programme 
 Publishing 
 Metrics 
● Article metrics 
● Author metrics 
● Journal metrics 
● Research group metrics
Programme 
 Publishing 
 Metrics 
● Article metrics 
● Author metrics 
● Journal metrics 
● Research group metrics
Motives for publishing 
Edge, P., Martin, F., Fao, S. R., & Manning, N. (2011). 
Researcher Attitudes and Behaviour Toward...
Motives for publishing
Choosing the right journal to publish 
 Many factors influence journal selection 
● Journal scope/Intended audience 
● Ed...
Information "about" journals
Open Access 
 OA publishing e.g. PLoS, BMC and Sage Open 
 Self-archiving in repositories e.g. Wageningen Yield 
(WaY) 
...
“Predatory publishers”
“Green” open access: deposit author 
versions to WaY 
See: http://edepot.wur.nl/169331 
Send your version of the article t...
Speed of publication 
 PLoS One 
 Euphytica
Rejection / acceptance rates 
 Sugimoto, C. R., Larivière, V., Ni, C., & Cronin, B. (2013). Journal acceptance rates: A c...
Rejection / acceptance rates
Rejection / acceptance rates
Journal circulation 
 Compare e.g. 
● “Agricultural Systems” 
● "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 
of the ...
Coverage in A&I databases
Making your publications known: 
networking
Networking is important 
 Start early, make use of Social Networking tools 
● Facebook 
● LinkedIn 
● Social networks for...
Imagine what happens when Michael 
Müller tweets about his latest article
Advertise yourself 
 Cite your previous articles! 
 Be active at conferences 
 Cooperate with other people/research gro...
Claim your publications 
 ResearcherID (Web of Science) 
 Scopus Author ID (Scopus) 
 Google Scholar Citations 
 Mende...
What's in a name 
 On the cover: 
● Arina Schrier 
 First first title page: 
● A.P. Schrier-Uyl 
 Second title page: 
●...
This also applies to the names of groups 
Environmental Policy Group, Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University...
Get your affiliation right 
For the university: 
Chair group + Wageningen University 
Plant Production Systems Group, Wage...
Some other options to make you articles 
effective 
Apart from doing good research and writing 
well, that is
Collaboration with private sector effective 
Kamalski, J., & Aisati, M. h. (2013). International comparative benchmark of ...
University-industry collaboration and impact 
"The average scientific impact of university-industry 
papers is significant...
Choosing journals with High Impact 
factors?
More co-authors?
References? 
Recent articles! N. Onodera and F. Yoshikane, “Factors affecting citation rates of 
research articles,” J. As...
Self citations and more
Self citations 
The model [...] implies that external citations are 
enhanced by self-citations, so that we have the 
“cha...
More articles per research project? 
 Publishing more articles results in higher citation counts 
if the articles provide...
Publish your data! 
 Henneken et al. (2011) "articles with links to data result 
in higher citation rates than articles w...
Exercises 
 Manual Chapter 9.8 
● Exercise 1
Programme 
 Publishing 
 Metrics 
● Article metrics 
● Author metrics 
● Journal metrics 
● Research group metrics
Web of Science 
 Search: 
● Articles are found based on Authors, Addresses, 
etc. 
● For each article Times cited is pres...
Beeldvullende foto met titel
How do we compare numbers 
 Scientist Z. Math has a publication from 2003 with 17 
citations 
 Scientist M. Biology has ...
Baselines for Mathematics
Baselines for Molecular Biology 
400 
300 
200 
100 
0 
0 2 4 6 8 10 12 
Years after publication 
Cumulative no. citations...
Citation enhanced A&I databases 
 Web of Science 
● Based on ± 12000 journals 
● Metrics: Impact factor 
● Baselines per ...
Programme 
 Publishing 
 Metrics 
● Article metrics 
● Author metrics 
● Research group metrics
Bibliometric indicators: An example 
 Kroes-Nijboer, A; Venema, P; Bouman, J; van der Linden, E 
(2009) The Critical Aggr...
Essential Science Indicators (ESI) 
 Analytical database, covering 10 years + current year 
building 
 Comparisons betwe...
ESI Baselines
Alternative to ESI: Scival (Elsevier)
Alternative to ESI: Scival (Elsevier)
Steps in a citation analysis 
1. Look up the citation data (Web of Science) 
2. Matching Journal(s) with appropriate resea...
Exercises 
 Manual Chapter 9.8 
● Exercise 2: Number of publications and times cited 
● Exercise 2.1 
● Exercise 2.2 is o...
Exercises 
 Manual Chapter 9.8 
● Exercise 3: Citation impact and rankings (Essential 
Science Indicators) 
● Exercise 3....
Programme 
 Publishing 
 Metrics 
● Article metrics 
● Author metrics 
● Journal metrics 
● Research group metrics
H-index 
 Balance between productivity 
and citedness 
 To rule out the effect of one 
or two highly cited papers 
 App...
H-index
Omnipresent h-index 
54 47 
57
Programme 
 Publishing 
 Metrics 
● Article metrics 
● Author metrics 
● Journal metrics 
● Research group metrics
Journal Performance Indicators 
 Journal performance indicators are based on citations to 
articles 
 Journal Citation R...
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) 
Reports three measures 
 Impact factor 
 Immediacy Index 
 Cited half life 
Adapted fro...
IF in 2011 for Agricultural Systems
Selecting journals on the basis of IF 
 Word of warning 
● Our opinion: Be careful when using Journal Impact 
factors to ...
Q1 
Q2 
Q3 
Q4
Exercises 
 Manual Chapter 9.8 
● Exercise 4: Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
Programme 
 Publishing 
 Metrics 
● Article metrics 
● Author metrics 
● Journal metrics 
● Research group metrics
Journal quality and article impact 2003- 
2009, for Wageningen UR 
Source: Wageningen Yield, Feb. 2012
Bibliometric analysis
Increase in share of Q1 articles at 
WageningenUR
Journal selection affects Relative Impact
Journal selection affects Relative Impact 
2010 
2011 
2003
Interpretation of RI for small groups 
 With 10-50 publications per year 
RI ≤ 0.8 : below world average impact 
0.8 < RI...
Exercises 
 
● Exercise 5: (Group) Bibliometric analysis
Thank you! 
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  1. 1. Publishing and ‘impact’ Information Literacy PhD students
  2. 2. Programme  Publishing  Metrics ● Article metrics ● Author metrics ● Journal metrics ● Research group metrics
  3. 3. Programme  Publishing  Metrics ● Article metrics ● Author metrics ● Journal metrics ● Research group metrics
  4. 4. Motives for publishing Edge, P., Martin, F., Fao, S. R., & Manning, N. (2011). Researcher Attitudes and Behaviour Towards the “ Openness ” of Research Outputs in Agriculture and Related Fields.
  5. 5. Motives for publishing
  6. 6. Choosing the right journal to publish  Many factors influence journal selection ● Journal scope/Intended audience ● Editorial board/standing ● Open Access ● The speed of reviewing and publication ● Acceptance/Rejection rate ● Journal circulation ● Coverage in A&I databases (bibliographies) ● Journal performance
  7. 7. Information "about" journals
  8. 8. Open Access  OA publishing e.g. PLoS, BMC and Sage Open  Self-archiving in repositories e.g. Wageningen Yield (WaY)  SHERPA/RoMEO: Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/  Directory of open access journals DOAJ (currently ca. 10,000 journals)  Be aware of predatory OA publishers
  9. 9. “Predatory publishers”
  10. 10. “Green” open access: deposit author versions to WaY See: http://edepot.wur.nl/169331 Send your version of the article to: way.libray@wur.nl
  11. 11. Speed of publication  PLoS One  Euphytica
  12. 12. Rejection / acceptance rates  Sugimoto, C. R., Larivière, V., Ni, C., & Cronin, B. (2013). Journal acceptance rates: A cross-disciplinary analysis of variability and relationships with journal measures. Journal of Informetrics, 7(4), 897–906. doi:10.1016/j.joi.2013.08.007
  13. 13. Rejection / acceptance rates
  14. 14. Rejection / acceptance rates
  15. 15. Journal circulation  Compare e.g. ● “Agricultural Systems” ● "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America"
  16. 16. Coverage in A&I databases
  17. 17. Making your publications known: networking
  18. 18. Networking is important  Start early, make use of Social Networking tools ● Facebook ● LinkedIn ● Social networks for scientists ● Academia.edu, Researchgate.net
  19. 19. Imagine what happens when Michael Müller tweets about his latest article
  20. 20. Advertise yourself  Cite your previous articles!  Be active at conferences  Cooperate with other people/research groups  Write, or expand, articles in the Wikipedia, refer to your thesis.  Blog or tweet about your research and thesis research  Make use of social networking tools (LinkedIn, Researchgate.net, Mendeley etc.)  Create author’s identifiers (ScopusID, Researcher ID, ORCID)
  21. 21. Claim your publications  ResearcherID (Web of Science)  Scopus Author ID (Scopus)  Google Scholar Citations  Mendeley Enserink, M. (2009). Scientific Publishing: Are You Ready to Become a Number? Science, 323(5922): 1662-1664 http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.323.5922.1662  ORCID ● http://orcid.scopusfeedback.com/
  22. 22. What's in a name  On the cover: ● Arina Schrier  First first title page: ● A.P. Schrier-Uyl  Second title page: ● Adriana Pia Uyl  In here own publication list ● A. Uyl ● A. Uijl ● A.P. Schrier Uyl
  23. 23. This also applies to the names of groups Environmental Policy Group, Department of Social Sciences, Wageningen University Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen University Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre Environmental Policy Group, Wageningen UR
  24. 24. Get your affiliation right For the university: Chair group + Wageningen University Plant Production Systems Group, Wageningen University, P.O. box ..., 6700 HA Wageningen, The Netherlands For the institutes: Institute + Wageningen University & Research Centre Alterra, Wageningen University & Research Centre, P.O. box ..., 6700 HA Wageningen, The Netherlands
  25. 25. Some other options to make you articles effective Apart from doing good research and writing well, that is
  26. 26. Collaboration with private sector effective Kamalski, J., & Aisati, M. h. (2013). International comparative benchmark of Dutch research performance in TKI themes: Food Safety research. A report prepared by Elsevier for Agentschap NL.
  27. 27. University-industry collaboration and impact "The average scientific impact of university-industry papers is significantly above that of both university-only papers and industry-only papers" Lebeau, L. M., Laframboise, M. C., Larivière, V., & Gingras, Y. (2008). The effect of university-industry collaboration on the scientific impact of publications: The Canadian case, 1980-2005. Research Evaluation, 17(3), 227-232. http://dx.doi.org/10.3152/095820208x331685
  28. 28. Choosing journals with High Impact factors?
  29. 29. More co-authors?
  30. 30. References? Recent articles! N. Onodera and F. Yoshikane, “Factors affecting citation rates of research articles,” J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol. Jun. 2014.
  31. 31. Self citations and more
  32. 32. Self citations The model [...] implies that external citations are enhanced by self-citations, so that we have the “chain reaction:” Larger size leads to more self-citations, which lead to more external citations. van Raan, A. F. J. (2008). Self-citation as an impact-reinforcing mechanism in the science system. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 59(10): 1631-1643. 11/28
  33. 33. More articles per research project?  Publishing more articles results in higher citation counts if the articles provide sufficient substantive content to other researchers. ● Beware of the ethical standards ● Bornmann looked at total citations, not to relative impact Bornmann, L. & H.-D. Daniel (2007). Multiple publication on a single research study: Does it pay? The influence of number of research articles on total citation counts in biomedicine. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 58(8): 1100-1107 http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.20531
  34. 34. Publish your data!  Henneken et al. (2011) "articles with links to data result in higher citation rates than articles without such links" http://arxiv.org/abs/1111.3618  Piwowar et al. (2007) "Sharing detailed research data is associated with increased citation rate http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0000308  Library assists in curating datasets
  35. 35. Exercises  Manual Chapter 9.8 ● Exercise 1
  36. 36. Programme  Publishing  Metrics ● Article metrics ● Author metrics ● Journal metrics ● Research group metrics
  37. 37. Web of Science  Search: ● Articles are found based on Authors, Addresses, etc. ● For each article Times cited is presented  Cited reference search: ● Searches in the reference lists of records ● Not all of your articles are found. Non-cited articles are missing
  38. 38. Beeldvullende foto met titel
  39. 39. How do we compare numbers  Scientist Z. Math has a publication from 2003 with 17 citations  Scientist M. Biology has a publication from 2009 with 24 citations
  40. 40. Baselines for Mathematics
  41. 41. Baselines for Molecular Biology 400 300 200 100 0 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 Years after publication Cumulative no. citations Baseline top 10% top 1%
  42. 42. Citation enhanced A&I databases  Web of Science ● Based on ± 12000 journals ● Metrics: Impact factor ● Baselines per ‘discipline’ (ESI) ● Analysis tools (Insight)  Scopus ● Based on ± 19000 journals + other publication types ● Metrics: SNIP and SJR ● Baselines + analysis tool (Scival)  Google Scholar (http://scholar.google.com) ● Based on unknown journals + many other things ● No baselines There are other citation enhanced databases: PsychInfo, SciFinder (Chemical abstracts) ArXiv (Physics) Spires (high energy physics) Citeseer (ICT)
  43. 43. Programme  Publishing  Metrics ● Article metrics ● Author metrics ● Research group metrics
  44. 44. Bibliometric indicators: An example  Kroes-Nijboer, A; Venema, P; Bouman, J; van der Linden, E (2009) The Critical Aggregation Concentration of beta- Lactoglobulin-Based Fibril Formation. Food Biophysics 4(2):59- 63. ● Citations from WoS: 11  Journal: Food Biophysics ● Categorised by ESI in Agricultural Sciences  Baseline data for Agricultural Sciences. ● Article from 2009 in Agricultural Sciences: ● On average: 5.47 citations; top 10%: 14 citations; top 1%: 34 citations  Relative Impact: 11/5.47 = 2.01 Values June 2013
  45. 45. Essential Science Indicators (ESI)  Analytical database, covering 10 years + current year building  Comparisons between Countries, Institutes, Scientists and Journals  Hot papers / Highly cited papers  Research fronts  Baselines
  46. 46. ESI Baselines
  47. 47. Alternative to ESI: Scival (Elsevier)
  48. 48. Alternative to ESI: Scival (Elsevier)
  49. 49. Steps in a citation analysis 1. Look up the citation data (Web of Science) 2. Matching Journal(s) with appropriate research fields (Essential Science Indicators) 3. Collect baseline data (Essential Science Indicators) 4. Calculate the relative impact
  50. 50. Exercises  Manual Chapter 9.8 ● Exercise 2: Number of publications and times cited ● Exercise 2.1 ● Exercise 2.2 is optional
  51. 51. Exercises  Manual Chapter 9.8 ● Exercise 3: Citation impact and rankings (Essential Science Indicators) ● Exercise 3.1a (3.1b optional)
  52. 52. Programme  Publishing  Metrics ● Article metrics ● Author metrics ● Journal metrics ● Research group metrics
  53. 53. H-index  Balance between productivity and citedness  To rule out the effect of one or two highly cited papers  Applicable to authors, journals, research groups, compounds, subjects etc.  But there are some serious doubts about robustness Waltman, L. & N. J. van Eck (2011). The inconsistency of the h-index. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 63(2):406-415 http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/asi.21678
  54. 54. H-index
  55. 55. Omnipresent h-index 54 47 57
  56. 56. Programme  Publishing  Metrics ● Article metrics ● Author metrics ● Journal metrics ● Research group metrics
  57. 57. Journal Performance Indicators  Journal performance indicators are based on citations to articles  Journal Citation Reports (JCR) ● a.o. standard Journal Impact Factors and 5-year Impact Factors  Scopus Journal Analyzer (SJA) ● a.o. SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) and Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) ● Also available on http://journalmetrics.com/
  58. 58. Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Reports three measures  Impact factor  Immediacy Index  Cited half life Adapted from: Amin, M and Mabe, M. (2000) Impact factors: use and abuse. Perspectives in Publishing, No. 1, 6 pp. http://www.elsevier.com/framework_editors/pdfs/Perspectives1.pdf
  59. 59. IF in 2011 for Agricultural Systems
  60. 60. Selecting journals on the basis of IF  Word of warning ● Our opinion: Be careful when using Journal Impact factors to judge the performance of a group or individual scientist ● Used for NWO grant applications and Tenure track at Wageningen UR Opthof, T. (1997) Sense and nonsense about he impact factor. Cardiovascular Research, 33(1): 1-7 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0008-6363(96)00215-5
  61. 61. Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
  62. 62. Exercises  Manual Chapter 9.8 ● Exercise 4: Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
  63. 63. Programme  Publishing  Metrics ● Article metrics ● Author metrics ● Journal metrics ● Research group metrics
  64. 64. Journal quality and article impact 2003- 2009, for Wageningen UR Source: Wageningen Yield, Feb. 2012
  65. 65. Bibliometric analysis
  66. 66. Increase in share of Q1 articles at WageningenUR
  67. 67. Journal selection affects Relative Impact
  68. 68. Journal selection affects Relative Impact 2010 2011 2003
  69. 69. Interpretation of RI for small groups  With 10-50 publications per year RI ≤ 0.8 : below world average impact 0.8 < RI ≤ 1.2 : world average impact 1.2 < RI ≤ 2.0 : above world average impact 2.0 < RI ≤ 3.0 : very good average impact RI > 3.0 : excellent average impact
  70. 70. Exercises  ● Exercise 5: (Group) Bibliometric analysis
  71. 71. Thank you! http://www.slideshare.net/hugobesemer

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