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Understanding the Twitter Usage of Humanities and Social Sciences Academic Journals [article]

Aravind Sesagiri Raamkumar, Mojisola Erdt, Harsha Vijayakumar, Edie Rasmussen, Yin-Leng Theng
2018 arXiv   pre-print
This paper investigates the Twitter presence of humanities and social sciences (HSS) journal titles obtained from mainstream citation indices, by analysing the interaction and communication patterns.  ...  This study utilizes webometric data collection, descriptive analysis, and social network analysis.  ...  Science of Research, Innovation and Enterprise programme (SRIE Award No.  ... 
arXiv:1807.05571v1 fatcat:yal3rsjsk5ar5p47exwm6wozdu

Understanding Internet Usage

Robert Larose, Dana Mastro, Matthew S. Eastin
2001 Social science computer review  
In a survey of 171 college students, the social-cognitive model explained 60% of the available variance in Internet usage using multiple regression analysis, a significant improvement over prior uses and  ...  Several studies have applied uses and gratifications to explain Internet usage.  ...  He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has been a Guggenheim fellow and a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral  ... 
doi:10.1177/089443930101900401 fatcat:7xggydjopjcw5ojbfhyxj4sudu

Heuristics as conceptual lens for understanding and studying the usage of bibliometrics in research evaluation

Lutz Bornmann, Julian N. Marewski
2019 Scientometrics  
While bibliometrics are widely used for research evaluation purposes, a common theoretical framework for conceptually understanding, empirically studying, and effectively teaching its usage is lacking.  ...  understanding and investigating the usage of bibliometrics in research evaluations.  ...  distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11192-019-03018-x fatcat:3hkv6dldmfb33cwd7k5lbz4azi

Examining a Flow-Usage Model to Understand MultiMedia-Based Learning

Raafat George Saadé, Serge Elgaly, Fassil Nebebe
2011 Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management  
In this paper, we propose a theoretical model to understand usage in that context. We construct a flow-usage model with three dimensions of usage: frequency of use, time spent, and interruptions.  ...  Structural equation analysis provides evidence of significance for motivation on beliefs and attitudes on usage.  ...  Acknowledgement This research work was made possible with the support of eConcordia (Montreal, Canada) and Social Sciences and Humanity Research Council (SSHRC) seed grants.  ... 
doi:10.28945/1495 fatcat:uhfpqwnwvjgl5gfa3ozobjoaly

Understanding block-level address usage in the visible internet

Xue Cai, John Heidemann
2010 Computer communication review  
Building on frequent ICMP probing of 1% of the Internet address space, we develop clustering and analysis methods to estimate how Internet addresses are used.  ...  First, we provide information about how effectively network address blocks appear to be used, finding that a significant number of blocks are only lightly used (most addresses in about one-fifth of /24  ...  Consistency Across Repeated Surveys We next wish to understand if the parameters of our data collection or analysis have a disproportionate effect on our conclusions about Internet-wide address usage.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1851275.1851196 fatcat:zjt2jhiphvaidfd73g5p3r6qbm

Usage bibliometrics

Michael J. Kurtz, Johan Bollen
2010 Annual Review of Information Science and Technology  
This article provides a review of the state-of-the-art in usage-based informetric, i.e. the use of usage data to study the scholarly process.  ...  However, the collection, processing and analysis of usage data remains an area of active research.  ...  many of the ideas and much of the research presented in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aris.2010.1440440108 fatcat:nscba2y65rgahn3j3emyohuptu

Towards usage-based impact metrics

Johan Bollen, Herbert Van de Sompel, Marko A. Rodriguez
2008 Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '08  
Scholarly usage data holds the potential to be used as a tool to study the dynamics of scholarship in real time, and to form the basis for the definition of novel metrics of scholarly impact.  ...  Mellon Foundation constitutes a systematic effort to define, validate and cross-validate a range of usage-based metrics of scholarly impact.  ...  This research is supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1378889.1378928 dblp:conf/jcdl/BollenSR08 fatcat:y77tpd54ebcqfljyxtvhd2mo2e

Usage Impact Factor: the effects of sample characteristics on usage-based impact metrics [article]

Johan Bollen, Herbert Van de Sompel
2006 arXiv   pre-print
The resulting journal rankings are then compared to Thomson Scientific's ISI Impact Factor which is used as a baseline indicator of general impact.  ...  We define a journal Usage Impact Factor which mimics the definition of the Thomson Scientific's ISI Impact Factor.  ...  Rodriguez for proofreading the earlier versions of this manuscript and Joan Smith at the Department of Computer Science at Old Dominion University for producing the raw citation data on which parts of  ... 
arXiv:cs/0610154v2 fatcat:6uxkvifltfbx7ekglg3gl6lqiy

The relationship between usage and citations in an open access mega journal [article]

Barbara McGillivray (The Alan Turing Institute and University of Cambridge) and Mathias Astell
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Moreover, our choice of a 2 year window for our analysis did not consider the articles' citation half-life, and our use of Scientific Reports (a journal that is atypical compared to most academic journals  ...  ) as the source of the articles analysed has likely played a role in our findings, and so analysing a longer timeframe and carrying out similar analysis on a different journal (or group of journals) may  ...  the scope of our analysis to better understand the relationship between citations and usage.  ... 
arXiv:1902.01333v3 fatcat:5q6ie7ea7nfivbkqgadrtzuc44

Web Usage Analysis: New Science Indicators and Co-usage [article]

Xavier Polanco
2008 arXiv   pre-print
A new type of statistical analysis of the science and technical information (STI) in the Web context is produced.  ...  Finally, we give an overview of the co-usage analysis.  ...  Co-usage analysis Co-usage analysis belongs to the same family that co-citation and co-word analysis.  ... 
arXiv:0811.0719v1 fatcat:nifrkdtux5ew3jwhea5devdrxy

Usage Patterns of Open Genomic Data

Jingfeng Xia, Ying Liu
2013 College and Research Libraries  
It attempts to identify the degree of recognition of data reuse value and understand how e-science has impacted a large-scale scholarship.  ...  This paper uses Genome Expression Omnibus (GEO), a data repository in biomedical sciences, to examine the usage patterns of open data repositories.  ...  This list of third-party usage citations contains a standard citation for each article with such information as author(s), article title, journal name and issue, publication date, page number(s), and a  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl-324 fatcat:4xwj677hizb3fhzc7blozrf2cu

Analyze This-Usage and Your Collection

Beth Bloom, Kathleen McEvoy, Marta Deyrup
2016 Against the Grain  
Google uses AND as a search default, and the students did not seem to understand that the database algorithms functioned differently and relied on a more sophisticated use of Boolean logic that could yield  ...  Our research resulted in 40 hours of videos that were analyzed by Bloom over a period of three months. Bloom and a research assistant coded the data into ATLAS, a qualitative data analysis tool.  ... 
doi:10.7771/2380-176x.6637 fatcat:33id4lo5evftdprv6vhqsw5cpu

Data Mining in Scientometrics: usage analysis for academic publications [article]

Olesya Mryglod, Yurij Holovatch, Ralph Kenna
2018 arXiv   pre-print
As a case study we consider download and citation statistics of the journal 'Europhysics Letters' (EPL), as Europe's flagship letters journal of broad interest to the physics community.  ...  We perform a statistical analysis of scientific-publication data with a goal to provide quantitative analysis of scientific process.  ...  The work was supported by the grant of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, No. 0118U003620 (O.M.) and by the 7th FP, IRSES project No. 612707 "Dynamics of and in Complex Systems" (DIONICOS).  ... 
arXiv:1807.03353v1 fatcat:wupszg3nqjc47ij5rabascy7cu

The relationship between usage and citations in an open access mega-journal

Barbara McGillivray, Mathias Astell
2019 Scientometrics  
years and usage over various timeframes; a comparison of first months of citation for most read and all articles; a Wilcoxon test on the distribution of total citations of early cited articles and the  ...  How do the level of usage of an article, the timeframe of its usage and its subject area relate to the number of citations it accrues?  ...  The first author was supported by Turing award TU/A/000010 (RG88751). Author contributions BMcG collected and processed the data, and conducted the statistical analyses.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11192-019-03228-3 fatcat:gxbjevgwj5e3heb4hyfmlhfu34

Highly cited references in PLOS ONE and their in-text usage over time [article]

Wolfgang Otto, Behnam Ghavimi, Philipp Mayr, Rajesh Piryani, Vivek Kumar Singh
2019 arXiv   pre-print
And further, we can show that the section usage of highly cited papers is time-dependent: the longer the citation interval, the higher the probability that a reference is cited in a method section.  ...  For these publications, we analyse the citation contexts concerning their position in the text and their age at the time of citing.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors acknowledge the enabling support provided by the Indo-German Joint Research Project titled 'Design of a Sciento-text Computational Framework for Retrieval and Contextual Recommendations  ... 
arXiv:1903.11693v3 fatcat:bisecv2oangencmzppviefogam
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