February 14, 2017

Updates

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  • December 12, 2017. The entry ‘Los resultados del REF2014 en el Reino Unido marcan el camino a seguir en la evaluación científica’ by N. Robinson-Garcia has been published in the Blok de BiD. Blog post.
  • November 3, 2017. I taught the seminar ‘Disseminating your research. Scientific profiles and tools’ within the ‘Applied Academic English’ course organized by Jane Scarrow at the University of Granada. PPT
  • October 29, 2017. I participated in the I Reunión de Expertos de Evaluación Científica en los Vicerrectorados de Investigación presenting ‘Indicadores de movilidad científica basados en datos bibliométricos’. PPT
  • October 11, 2017. I presented the paper ‘Do altmetrics capture social engagement? A comparison between survey data and social media data’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, I. Ramos-Vielba, R. Costas, P. D’Este and I. Rafols at the Atlanta Conference, Oct 10-11 held in Atlanta (US).
  • October 9, 2017. The paper ‘¿Tiene sentido limitar la coautoría científica? No existe inflación de autores en Ciencias Sociales y Educación en España’ by N. Robinson-Garcia and C.B. Amat has been accepted for publication in Revista Española de Documentación Científica.
  • October 5, 2017. The entry ‘The global scientific brain: Policy implications of barriers to scientific mobility’ by R. Costas, A. Yegros, V. Larivière, C. Sugimoto, N. Robinson-Garcia and D. Murray has been posted in the CWTS blog. Blog post
  • October 4, 2017. The comment ‘Scientists have most impact when they’re free to move’ by C.R. Sugimoto, N. Robinson-Garcia, D.S. Murray, A. Yegros-Yegros, R. Costas & V. Larivière has been published in Nature. doi:10.1038/550029a
  • September 28, 2017. The paper ‘Filling the citation gap: Measuring the multidimensional impact of the academic book at institutional level with PlumX’ by D. Torres-Salinas, N. Robinson-Garcia and J. Gorraiz has been accepted for publication in Scientometrics.
  • September 17-22, 2017. I am teaching and supporting the organization of the European Summer School of Scientometrics, held this year in Berlin. PPT
  • September 8, 2017. I have presented the paper ‘Tweeting about journal articles: Engagement, marketing or just gibberish?’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, R. Costas, K. Isett, J. Melkers and D. Hicks at the STI Conference held in Paris. PPT
  • September 8, 2017. I have presented the paper ‘Do altmetrics capture social engagement? A comparison between survey data and social media data” by N. Robinson-Garcia, I. Ramos-Vielba, R. Costas, P. D’Este and I. Ràfols at the STI Conference held in Paris. PPT
  • September 7, 2017. Rodrigo Costas presented the paper ‘Unveiling the multiple faces of mobility: Towards a taxonomy of scientific mobility types based on bibliometric data’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, C.R. Sugimoto, D. Murray, A. Yegros-Yegros, V. Larivière and R. Costas at the STI Conference held in Paris. PPT
  • September 2, 2017. Holly Else, reporter of the Times Higher Education Magazine, publishes a news story about our paper ‘The unbearable emptiness of tweeting – about journal articles’. News story
  • August 30, 2017. The paper ‘DataCite as a novel bibliometric source: Coverage, strengths and limitations’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, P. Mongeon, W. Jeng and R. Costas has been published in Journal of Informetrics. doi:10.1016/j.joi.2017.07.003. OA version
  • August 24, 2017. The paper ‘The unbearable emptiness of tweeting – about journal articles’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, R. Costas, K.R. Isett, J. Melkers and D. Hicks has been published in Plos One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0183551
  • August 8, 2017. The paper ‘The unbearable emptiness of tweeting – about journal articles’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, R. Costas, K.R. Isett, J. Melkers and D. Hicks has been accepted for publication in Plos One.
  • August 1, 2017. I have joined the School of Public Policy at Georgia Institute of Technology as a postdoctoral researcher working on an NSF-funded project under the supervision of Dr. Julia Melkers.
  • July 19, 2017. The entry ‘What do the 2014 REF result tell use about the relationship between excellent research and societal impact?’ by Richard Woolley and Nicolas Robinson-Garcia was posted at the LSE Impact Blog. Blog post
  • July 17, 2017. The paper ‘DataCite as a novel bibliometric source: Coverage, strengths and limitations’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, P. Mongeon, W. Jeng and R. Costas has been accepted for publication in Journal of Informetrics.
  • July 2, 2017. The paper ‘A large-scale comparison of the position of countries in international collaboration and mobility according to their scientific capacities’ by Z. Chinchilla-Rodriguez, L. Miao, D.K. Murray, N. Robinson-Garcia, R. Costas and C.R. Sugimoto has been accepted for oral presentation at the STI 2017 Conference, 6-8 September, Paris (France).
  • June 29, 2017. The paper ‘Tweeting about journal articles: engagement, marketing or just gibberish?’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, R. Trivedi, R. Costas, K. Isset, J. Melkers and D. Hicks has been accepted for oral presentation at the STI 2017 Conference, 6-8 September, Paris (France).
  • June 29, 2017. The paper ‘Do altmetrics capture social engagement? A comparison between survey and social media data’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, I. Ramos-Vielba, R. Costas, P. D’Este and I. Rafols has been accepted for oral presentation at the STI 2017 Conference, 6-8 September, Paris (France).
  • June 29, 2017. The paper ‘Unveiling the multiple faces of mobility: Towards a taxonomy of scientific mobility types based on bibliometric data’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, C.R. Sugimoto, D.K. Murray, V. Larivière and R. Costas has been accepted for oral presentation at the STI 2017 Conference, 6-8 September, Paris (France).
  • June 27, 2017. The paper ‘Networks of international collaboration and mobility: A comparative study’ by Z. Chichilla-Rodríguez, L. Miao, D.K. Murray, N. Robinson-Garcia, R. Costas, C.R. Sugimoto has been accepted for oral presentation at the ISSI Conference 2017, October 2017, Wuhan (China).
  • June 23, 2017. The paper ‘Global research collaboration: Partners and networks in South-East Asia’ by R. Woolley, N. Robinson-Garcia and R. Costas has been accepted for oral presentation at the GLOBELICS Conference 2017, October, 2017, Athens (Greece).
  • June 08, 2017. I have given a training session to new interns working at the Vicerrectorado de Investigación from the University of Granada on the topic of Open Access and the use of social media to trace social engagement of researchers with local stakeholders.
  • May 26, 2017. The paper ‘Incorporating data sharing into the reward system of science: Linking DataCite records to authors in the Web of Science’ by P. Mongeon, N. Robinson-Garcia, W. Jeng and R. Costas has been accepted for publication in Aslib Proceedings.
  • May 22, 2017. The paper ‘Do altmetrics capture social engagement? A comparison between survey and social media data’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, I. Ramos-Vielba, R. Costas, P. D’Este and I. Rafols has been accepted for oral presentation at the Atlanta Conference, October, 2017, Atlanta (US).
  • April 25, 2017. The paper ‘Using altmetrics for contextualised mapping of societal impact: From hits to networks’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, T.N. van Leeuwen and I. Rafols has been accepted for publication in Science and Public Policy.
  • April 12, 2017. The paper ‘In search of visibility. How do publication culture, collaboration patterns, language of publication and locality of topics influence research assessments in the SSH?’ by T.N. van Leeuwen, T. Franssen, C. Calero-Medina, G. Colavizza, I. Rafols and N. Robinson-Garcia has been accepted for oral presentation at RESSH 2017, July 6-7, 2017, Antwerp (Belgium).
  • March 23, 2017. The post ‘How to make altmetrics useful in societal impact assessments: shifting from citation to interaction approaches’ was posted at the LSE Impact blog. Blog postOA paper.
  • March 19-23, 2017. Short visit to Indiana University at Bloomington to work with Cassidy R. Sugimoto and her team.
  • March 16, 2017. I was invited to participate with a short presentation entitled ‘Developing mobility indicators based on bibliometric data’ in a session of the research group led by Alan Porter and Jan Youtie at Georgia Institute of Technology. This presentation is part of on-going research on scientific mobility.
  • March 14, 2017. The working paper Using Almetrics for Contextualised Mapping of Societal Impact: From Hits to Networks’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, T.N. van Leeuwen and I. Rafols it is now publicly available. OA paper.
  • March 2, 2017. Daniel Torres-Salinas and I are now members of the European Summer School for Scientometrics Steering Committee representing EC3metrics SL.
  • February 16, 2017. The paper ‘Social labs in universities: Innovation and impact in Medialab UGR’ by E. Romero-Frias and N. Robinson-Garcia was published in Comunicar. doi:10.3916/C51-2017-03
  • February 1-April 30, 2017. I am in Atlanta at the School of Public Policy of Georgia Institute of Technology as a visiting researcher hosted by Diana Hicks.
  • December 5, 2016. The paper ‘Social labs in universities: Innovation and impact. The case of Medialab UGR’ by E. Romero-Frías and N. Robinson-Garcia has been accepted for publication in Comunicar.
  • November 24-25. I presented the paper ‘SSH & the City. From measuring societal impact to mapping social engagement’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, T.N. van Leeuwen and I. Ràfols at the Open Evaluation Conference. PPT
  • November 21-23. I visited the CWTS to collaborate with A. Yegros-Yegros, C. R. Sugimoto and D. Murray on the development of mobility indicators.
  • October 18, 2016. The chapter ‘Analyzing the disciplinary focus of universities: Can rankings be a one-size-fits-all?’ by N. Robinson-Garcia and E. Jimenez-Contreras has been published in the book ‘World University Rankings and the Future of Higher Education’. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0819-9.ch009
  • October 4-15, 2016. I stayed at the CWTS (Leiden University) working with Rodrigo Costas on data sharing and open data metrics as part of the MoRRI project.
  • September 28, 2016. I presented the paper ‘ Evaluating the possibilities of DataCite for developing ‘Open Data metrics’ on the production and usage of datasets worldwide’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, P. Mongeon, W. Jeng and R. Costas at the 3:AM Conference held in Bucharest (Romania). AbstractPPT
  • September 16, 2016. I presented the paper ‘SSH & the City. A network approach for tracing the societal contribution of the Social Sciences and Humanities for local development’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, T.N. van Leeuwen and I. Ràfols at the STI Conference. OA paperPPT
  • September 16, 2016. Alesia Zuccala presented the paper ‘Using network centrality measures to improve national journal classification lists’ by A. Zuccala, N. Robinson-Garcia, R. Repiso and D. Torres-Salinas at the STI Conference. OA paper
  • September 16, 2016. Richard Woolley presented the paper ‘ Tracing scientific mobility of Early Career Researchers in Spain and The Netherlands through their publications’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, C. Cañibano, R. Woolley and R. Costas at the STI Conference. OA paper
  • September 15, 2016. Daniel Torres-Salinas presented the paper ‘Can we use altmetrics at the institutional level? A case study analysing the coverage by research areas of four Spanish universities’ by D. Torres-Salinas, N. Robinson-Garcia and E. Jiménez-Contreras at the STI Conference. OA paperPPT
  • September 8, 2016. I presented along with Daniel Torres-Salinas, the lecture ‘Societal Impact’ within the European Summer School for Scientometrics. Presentation
  • September 4-9, 2016. I have participated in the organization of the European Summer School for Scientometrics which took place in Granada. Website
  • August 14-18, 2016. I have participated in the WLIC 2016 IFLA Congress held in Columbus, Ohio as interpreter and coordinator of the Spanish team on a voluntary basis. I have also worked as translator and community manager sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Culture.
  • July 21, 2016. The paper ‘Evaluating the possibilities of DataCite for developing ‘Open Data metrics’ on the production and usage of datasets worldwide’ by R. Costas and N Robinson-Garcia has been accepted for oral presentation at the 3:AM Altmetrics Conference which will be held in Bucharest (Romania), 28-29 September, 2016
  • June 30, 2016. The paper ‘SSH & the City. A proposal to map social engagement through social media and web-link analysis’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, T. N. van Leeuwen and I. Rafols has been accepted for presentation at the Open Evaluation 2016 Conference which will be held in Vienna (Austria), 24-25 November, 2016.
  • June 28- July 1, 2016. I have been teaching with Daniel Torres-Salinas the course ‘La evaluación de la investigación universitaria desde una perspectiva bibliotecaria’ organized by the library of the Universitat de València.
  • June 2, 2016. I have presented the workshop ‘Asesorando al investigador desde la biblioteca: Perfiles y herramientas científicas’ organized by the COBDCV and held in Valencia. PPTWebsite
  • June 1, 2016. The paper ‘Towards a global scientific brain: Indicators of research mobility using co-affiliation data’ by C. Sugimoto, N. Robinson-Garcia and R. Costas has been accepted for the OECD Bluy Sky III Forum on Science and Innovation Indicators which will be held in Ghent (Belgium), September 19-21.
  • May 30, 2016. The proposal ‘Public scientists contributing to local literary fiction. An exploratory analysis’ by J.M. Azagra Caro and N. Robinson-Garcia has been accepted as poster for the STI 2016 Conference which will be held in Valencia (Spain), 14-16 September, 2016.
  • May 25, 2016. The paper ‘Can we use altmetrics at the institutional level? A case study analysing the coverage by research areas of four Spanish universities’ by D. Torres-Salinas, N. Robinson-Garcia and E. Jiménez-Contreras has been accepted for the STI 2016 Conference which will be held in Valencia (Spain), 14-16 September, 2016.
  • May 25, 2016. The paper ‘Tracing scientific mobility of Early Career Researchers in Spain and The Netherlands through their publications’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, C. Cañibano, R. Woolley and R. Costas has been accepted for the STI 2016 Conference which will be held in Valencia (Spain), 14-16 September, 2016.
  • May 25, 2016. The paper ‘Using network centrality measures to improve national journal classification lists’ by A. Zuccala, N. Robinson-Garcia, R. Repiso and D. Torres-Salinas has been accepted for the STI 2016 Conference which will be held in Valencia (Spain), 14-16 September, 2016.
  • May 25, 2016. The paper ‘SSH & the City. A network approach for tracing the societal contribution of the social sciences and humanities for local development’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, T.N. van Leeuwen and I. Rafols has been accepted for the STI 2016 Conference which will be held in Valencia (Spain), 14-16 September, 2016.
  • May, 9, 2016. The paper ‘Public scientists contributing to local literary fiction. An exploratory analysis’ by J.M. Azagra-Caro and N. Robinson-Garcia has been accepted for the 2016 Technology Transfer Society Annual Conference (T2S) which will be held in Phoenix, Arizona in November 3-5, 2016.
  • April 28, 2016. I am participating at the V Foro de profesores de Relaciones Públicas organized in Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera with the seminar ‘Sexenios de investigación: Tres consejos y una reflexión’. Forum websitePPT
  • March 14, 2016. The book chapter ‘Analyzing the disciplinary focus of universities: Can rankings be a one-size-fits-all? by N. Robinson-Garcia and E. Jiménez-Contreras has now been accepted for publication in IGI Global.
  • March 4, 2016.  I will be teaching until April 22 the online course ‘Estrategias para publicar en revistas científicas de impacto en Ciencias Sociales’ with Daniel Torres-Salinas, Rafael Repiso and Ignacio Aguaded organized by EC3metrics. More information in Spanish here
  • March 2, 2016. I participated in the 2nd IMPRESS Workshop organized in the Universitat Politècnica de València with the seminar ‘Disseminating your research: Scientific profiles and tools’. Workshop websitePPT
  • February 25, 2016. Carlos Benito Amat and I gave a workshop within INGENIO’s Collaborative Learning Workshops entitled ‘Indicadores bibliométricos: Nociones básicas y aplicaciones prácticas’. PPT
  • February 22, 2016.  I will be teaching until March 11 the online course ‘Servicios de asesoramiento en investigación para bibliotecas universitarias’ with Daniel Torres-Salinas and Rafael Repiso organized by EC3metrics. More information in Spanish here.
  • February 19, 2016. The paper ‘Tracking the performance of an R&D programme in the biomedical sciencies’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, Á. Cabezas-Clavijo and E. Jiménez-Contreras is now available online in Research Evaluation. doi:10.1093/reseval/rvw003
  • February 8-12, 2016. I am at the CWTS (Leiden University) on a short research stay through the ERASMUS + STT programme working with Thed N. van Leeuwen and I. Rafols on a joint paper.
  • January 25, 2016. The paper ‘Bibliometric and benchmark analysis of gold open access in Spain: big output and little impact’ by D. Torres-Salinas, N. Robinson-Garcia and I. Aguillo has been published in El profesional de la información. doi:10.3145/epi.2016.ene.03. OA version
  • January 21-16, 2016. I have been giving the course ‘Gestión y Monitorización de la información y el impacto científico: perfiles, alertas e identificadores’ with E. Romero-Frías, D. Torres-Salinas and E. Jiménez-Contreras. Course organized by the University of Granada. Full programme (in Spanish). PPT
  • January 13, 2016. The letter ‘ The time for bibliometric applications’ by D. Torres-Salinas and N. Robinson-Garcia is now available for early view in the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. doi:10.1002/asi.23604. OA version
  • January 4, 2016. The paper ‘Tracking the performance of an R&D programme in the Biomedical Sciences” by N. Robinson-Garcia, Á. Cabezas-Clavijo and E. Jiménez-Contreras has been accepted for publication in Research Evaluation. OA version
  • November 26, 2015. The paper ‘Bibliometric and benchmark analysis of Gold Open Acces in Spain: Big output, little impact’ by D. Torres-Salinas, N. Robinson-Garcia and I. Aguillo has been accepted for publication in El profesional de la información.
  • November 23, 2015. The paper ‘The BiPublishers ranking: Main results and methodological problems when constructing rankings of academic publishers’ authored by D. Torres-Salinas, N. Robinson-Garcia, E. Jiménez-Contreras and E. Fuente-Gutiérrez has been published in Revista Española de Documentación Científica doi:10.3989/redc.2015.4.1287b
  • November 9, 2015. I have joined Ingenio (CSIC-UPV) as a Juan de la Cierva-Formación Fellow Researcher.
  • October 30, 2015. I lectured the presentation ‘Improving your scientific visibility: From theory to practice’ invited by Jane Scarrow at the University of Granada. PPT
  • October 13, 2015. I will be teaching until November 6 the online course ‘Bibliometría y evaluación de la ciencia: Indicadores, fuentes e informes’ with Daniel Torres-Salinas and Rafael Repiso organized by EC3metrics. More information here. Programme available in Spanish.
  • October 1, 2015. We announced the launch of the 2015 edition of Shanghai Ranking Expanded for Spain and Iberoamerica. Blog postWebsite
  • September 11, 2011. I uploaded the report SID/03/2015 commissioned by EC3metrics SL ‘Las universidades españolas en la edición 2015 del Ranking de Leiden’. ReportBlog post
  • July 17, 2015. I lectured the presentation ‘Google Scholar as a data source for bibliometric analysis’ at the European Scientometrics Summer School held in Leuven (Belgium). PPT
  • July 1, 2015. I presented the paper entitled ‘Can we track the geography of surnames based on bibliographic data?’ co-authored by N. Robinson-Garcia, E. Noyons and R. Costas at the ISSI 2015 Conference in Istanbul. PPT – OA paper.
  • June 29, 2015. I was invited to participate in the hangout debate ‘Ciencia e investigación en España: presente y futuro’ organized by GrinUGR. More info in Spanish here.
  • June 24, 2015. The letter ‘The time for bibliometric applications’ by D. Torres-Salinas and N. Robinson-Garcia has been accepted for publication in Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.
  • June 15, 2015. I will be teaching until July 3 the online course ‘Estrategias para publicar en revistas científicas de impacto en Ciencias Sociales‘ with Ignacio Aguaded, Daniel Torres-Salinas and Rafael Repiso organized by EC3metrics. More information in Spanish here.
  • June 11-12, 2015. We have celebrated the V EC3 Seminar, organized by EC3metrics. I present the BiPublishers project. Presentation available. Programme of the seminar.
  • June 2, 2015. I will be teaching until June 29 the online course ‘La evaluación de la investigación universitaria’ with Daniel Torres-Salinas and Rafael Repiso organized by EC3metrics and commissioned by Universidad de La Coruña. Programme available in Spanish.
  • May 28, 2015. The paper ‘Los nuevos índices de citas de Thomson Reuters ofrecen oportunidades para mejorar los rankings de universidades’ by N. Robinson-Garcia and D. Torres-Salinas published in Anuario ThinkEPI is now available in OA.
  • May 18, 2015. I will be teaching until June 14 the online course ‘Bibliometría y evaluación de la ciencia: Indicadores, fuentes e informes’ with Daniel Torres-Salinas organized by EC3metrics and commissioned by Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú. Programme available in Spanish.
  • May 4, 2015. I will be teaching until May 31 the online course ‘La evaluación de la investigación universitaria’ with Daniel Torres-Salinas and Rafael Repiso organized by EC3metrics and commissioned by Universidad de La Coruña. More information here. Programme available in Spanish.
  • May 4, 2015. The paper ‘The BiPublishers ranking: Main results and methodological problems when constructing rankings of academic publishers’ by D. Torres-Salinas, N. Robinson-Garcia, E. Jiménez-Contreras and E. de la Fuente has been accepted for publication in Revista Española de Documentación Científica.
  • April 21, 2015. Daniel Torres-Salinas and I were kindly invited by Lidia Bocanegra to participate in a seminar organized by GRINUGR and the Digital History Community with the presentation ‘Cómo hacer visible tu actividad científica en Internet’. PPT on SlideShare
  • April 8, 2015. I was kindly invited by Jorge Calero to participate in the Workshop of GIPE – Grupo Interdisciplinar de Políticas Educativas with the presentation ‘Bibliometría y la evaluación de investigadores‘. PPT on SlideShare
  • March 16, 2015. I will be teaching until April 6 the online course ‘Estrategias para publicar en revistas científicas de impacto en Educación‘ with Ignacio Aguaded, Daniel Torres-Salinas and Rafael Repiso organized by EC3metrics. More information in Spanish here.
  • March 13, 2015. The paper ‘Can we track the geography of surnames based on bibliographic data?‘ co-authored by Nicolas Robinson-Garcia, Ed Noyons and Rodrigo Costas has been accepted for oral presentation at the ISSI Congress 2015, to be held from June 30 to July 3, in Istanbul (Turkey). OA version.
  • February 16, 2015. I will be teaching during the next three weeks the online course ‘La evaluación de la investigación universitaria desde una perspectiva bibliotecaria‘ with Daniel Torres-Salinas and Rafael Repiso organized by EC3Metrics and Collegi Oficial de Bibliotecaris i Documentalistes de la Comunitat Valenciana. More information in Spanish here.
  • February 9, 2015. I will be teaching during the next three weeks the online course ‘La evaluación de la investigación universitaria desde una perspectiva bibliotecaria‘ with Daniel Torres-Salinas and Rafael Repiso organized by EC3Metrics. More information in Spanish here.
  • January 19, 2015. The paper ‘Analyzing data citation practices according to the Data Citation Index‘ by N. Robinson-Garcia, E. Jiménez-Contreras and D. Torres-Salinas has been accepted for publication in the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. OA version
  • January 16, 2015. Today we release the opinion paper ‘Los nuevos índices de citas de Thomson Reuters ofrecen nuevas posibilidades para mejorar los rankings de universidades’ by N. Robinson-Garcia and D. Torres-Salinas in the professional list service IWETEL for the Think Tank ThinkEPI. Read the full note.
  • November 18, 2014. Today we release version 1.2 of the Bibliometric Indicators for Publishers project. The project team is formed by Daniel Torres-Salinas (PI), Nicolas Robinson-Garcia, Enrique Fuente-Gutierrez and Evaristo Jiménez-Contreras. Access to the website at http://bipublishers.es.
  • November 6, 2014. The working paper entitled ‘Bibliometric Indicators for Publishers: Data processing, indicators and interpretation’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, E. Jiménez-Contreras, E. Fuente-Gutierrez and D. Torres-Salinas is now available. Download
  • October 23, 2014. I have been invited to participate at the Experts’ meeting of the 1st International Workshop of Open Research Data which takes place in Valencia at the ETS of Informatics, Universidad Politénica de Valencia.
  • October 14, 2014. The paper ‘An insight into the importance of national university rankings in an international context: The case of the I-UGR Rankings’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, D. Torres-Salinas, E. Delgado López-Cózar and F. Herrera has now been published in Scientometrics. doi:10.1007/s11192-014-1263-1.
  • September 29, 2014. Talking about research evaluation at the ‘Mesa redonda. Evaluación de políticas científicas’ in Valencia. Organized by the Association Joves Investigadors. The presentation is available in Slideshare.
  • September 4, 2014. I presented the paper ‘How many citations are there in the Data Citation Index?’ co-authored with Daniel Torres-Salinas and Evaristo Jiménez-Contreras at the STI Conference 2014 Leiden. OA version – PPT
  • September 3, 2014. Clara Calero-Medina, Evaristo Jiménez-Contreras and I presented the poster ‘The impact of a few: The effect of alternative formulas for recruiting talent in a non-competitive system’ at the STI Conference 2014 Leiden. OA version – Poster
  • August 17-21, 2014. I have been participating as an interpreter English-Spanish, Spanish-English on a voluntary basis at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, celebrated in Lyon (France).
  • July 28, 2014. The paper ‘New data, new possibilities: Exploring the insides of Altmetric.com’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, D. Torres-Salinas, Z. Zahedi and R. Costas has been published in El profesional de la información doi:10.3145/epi.2014.jul.03.
  • July 14, 2014. I defended my PhD Thesis ‘Classifying and visualizying the disciplinary focus of universities: The invisible factor of university rankings’. Here you may find more info related with my PhD Research. Also, Daniel Torres-Salinas wrote a post of it in the EC3Noticias blog (in Spanish language).
  • July 2, 2014. The paper ‘New data, new possibilities: Exploring the insides of Altmetric.com’ by N. Robinson-García, D. Torres-Salinas, Z. Zahedi and R. Costas has been accepted for publication in El profesional de la información.
  • June 23-July 3, 2014. Evaristo Jimenez-Contreras and Nicolas Robinson-Garcia have been teaching the course ‘Publication in scientific journals. Impact factors‘. Here is the presentation available.
  • June 27, 2014. The paper ‘Tendencias en mapas de la ciencia: Co-uso de información científica como reflejo de los intereses de los investigadores’ by D. Torres-Salinas, E. Jiménez-Contreras and N. Robinson-García has been published in El profesional de la información doi:10.3145/epi.2014.may.05.
  • June 10, 2014. The proposal ‘How many citations are there in the Data Citation Index?’ by D. Torres-Salinas, E. Jiménez-Contreras and N. Robinson-Garcia has been accepted for oral presentation at the 19th Conference on Science and Technology Indicators, 3-5 September 2014 Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • June 10, 2014. The proposal ‘The impact of a few: The effect of alternative formulas for recruiting talent in a non-competitive system’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, E. Jiménez-Contreras and C. Calero-Medina has been accepted as poster at the 19th Conference on Science and Technology Indicators, 3-5 September 2014 Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • May 26, 2014. Today we have released the 5th edition of the I-UGR Rankings of Spanish Universities by scientific fields and disciplines with a new website. Check it out at: http://rankinguniversidades.es.
  • May 5, 2014. The paper ‘Best-in-class and strategic benchmarking of scientific subject categories of Web of Science in 2010′ by J.A. Garcia, R. Rodriguez-Sanchez, J. Fdez-Valdivia, N. Robinson-García and D. Torres-Salinas has been published in Scientometrics doi:10.1007/s11192-013-1000-1.
  • March 22, 2014. The paper ‘An insight into the importance of national university rankings in an international context: The case of the I-UGR rankings of Spanish universities’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, D. Torres Salinas E., Delgado López-Cózar and F. Herrera has been published online in Scientometrics doi:10.1007/s11192-014-1263-1.
  • March 5, 2014. The paper ‘Trends in science mapping: The co-use of scientific literature as evidence of the interests of researchers’ by D. Torres-Salinas, E. Jiménez-Contreras and N. Robinson-Garcia to be published in El profesional de la información is now available in open access. http://hdl.handle.net/10481/30671.
  • February 19, 2014. The paper ‘An insight on the importance of national university rankings in an international context: The case of the I-UGR Rankings of Spanish universities’ by N. Robinson-García, D. Torres-Salinas, E. Delgado López-Cózar and F. Herrera has been accepted for publication in Scientometrics.
  • January 3, 2014. Science publishes a news story by John Bohannon about Google Scholar in which they mention our work on the Google Scholar Experiment entitled ‘Google Scholar wins raves – but can it be trusted?’. doi:10.1126/science.343.6166.14
  • December 6, 2013. The letter ‘Science Communication: Flawed citation indexing’ by E. Delgado López-Cózar, N. Robinson-Garcia and D. Torres-Salinas has been published in Science Magazine doi:10.1126/science.342.6163.1169-b.
  • December 3, 2013. The paper ‘Análisis de redes de universidades españolas de acuerdo a su perfil de publicación en revistas por áreas científicas’ by N. Robinson Garcia, R. Rodriguez-Sánchez, J.A. García, D. Torres-Salinas and J. Fdez-Valdivia is now published in Revista Española de Documentación Científica. doi:10.3989/redc.2013.4.1042.
  • November 29, 2013. The paper ‘Coverage, field specialization and the impact of scientific publishers indexed in the Book Citation Index’ by D. Torres-Salinas, N. Robinson-García, J.M. Campanario and E. Delgado López-Cózar is now published as early view in Online Information Review.
  • November 11, 2013. The paper ‘The Google Scholar experiment: How to index false papers and manipulate bibliometric indicators’ by E. Delgado López-Cózar, N. Robinson-Garcia and D. Torres Salinas has been published as early view in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology doi:10.1002/asi.23056.
  • November 11, 2013. The paper ‘Analyzing the citation characteristics of books: Edited books, book series and publisher types in the Book Citation Index’ by D. Torres-Salinas, N. Robinson-Garcia, Á. Cabezas-Clavijo and E. Jiménez-Contreras is now published as online first in Scientometrics doi:10.1007/s11192-013-1168-4.
  • November 4-8, 2013. I will be teaching the course Léxico en lengua inglesa en Biblioteconomía y Documentación (Level III) organized by Formación del PAS at the University of Granada. All class material is available OA at the website En clase…
  • October 28-29, 2013. Presentation at the 18th Nordic Workshop on Bibliometrics and Research Policy held in Stokholm ‘Relating universities’ research performance and cities’ cultural capital in global university rankings’ by N. Robinson-García, Clara Calero-Medina and Thed N. van Leeuwen (slides are available here).
  • October 22, 2013. The paper ‘What do university rankings by fields rank? Exploring discrepancies between the organizational structure of universities and bibliometric classifications’ by N. Robinson García and Clara Calero-Medina has been published in Scientometrics doi: 10.1007/s11192-013-1157-7.
  • October 21-25, 2013. I will be teaching the course Léxico en lengua inglesa en Biblioteconomía y Documentación (Level II) organized by Formación del PAS at the University of Granada. All class material is available OA at the website En clase…
  • October 16, 2013. The paper ‘Analyzing the citation characteristics of books: edited books, book series and publisher types in the Book Citation Index’ by D. Torres-Salinas, N. Robinson-García, Á. Cabezas-Clavijo and E. Jiménez-Contreras has been accepted for publication in Scientometrics.
  • October 7, 2013. The paper ‘What do university rankings by fields rank? Exploring discrepancies between the organizational structure of universities and bibliometric classifications’ by N. Robinson-García and Clara Calero-Medina has been accepted for publication in Scientometrics.
  • September 12, 2013. The letter ‘Against the resilience of rejected manuscripts’ by N. Robinson-Garcia, E. Delgado López-Cózar, D. Torres-Salinas and J.M. Campanario has been published in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology. doi: 10.1002/asi.22894. Also available in OA here.
  • August 15-23, 2013. At the 79th IFLA World Library and Information Congress celebrated in Singapore. Volunteering as an interpreter for the Spanish Team.
  • July 18, 2013. Presentation at the 14th International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference held in Vienna of ‘Analyzing the citation characteristics of books: edited books, book series and types of publishers in the Book Citation Index’ (slides here and full paper here).
  • July 16, 2013. Presentation at the 14th International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference held in Vienna of ‘The role of national university rankings in an international context: The case of the I-UGR Rankings of Spanish universities’ (slides here and full paper here).
  • June 29, 2013. The paper ‘Reviewers’ ratings and bibliometric indicators: Hand in hand when assessing over research proposals’ by Á. Cabezas-Clavijo, N. Robinson-García, M. Escabias and E. Jiménez-Contreras has just been published in PLOS One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068258.
  • June 26, 2013. Seminar in Almuñécar entitled How to publish in impact journals? as part of the course: La comunicación intercultural euroasiática en las condiciones del proceso de Bolonia from the University of Granada. The presentation is available here.
  • June 25, 2013. The book review What are universities for?/ Stefan Collini. London: Penguin Books, 2012 has just been published in Revista Española de Documentación Científica.
  • June 17, 2013. The paper ‘The Google Scholar Experiment: How to index false papers and manipulate bibliometric indicators’ by E. Delgado López-Cózar, N. Robinson-García and D. Torres Salinas has been accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.
  • June 15, 2013. Back to Granada after a three months research stay at the CWTS in Leiden University.
  • May 28, 2013. The paper ‘Reviewers’ ratings and bibliometric indicators: Hand in hand when assessing over research proposals?’ by Á. Cabezas-Clavijo, N. Robinson-García, M. Escabias and E. Jiménez-Contreras has been accepted for publication in PLOS One.
  • May 24, 2013. The paper ‘On the use of biplot analysis for multivariate bibliometric and scientific indicators’ by D. Torres Salinas, N. Robinson-García, E. Jiménez-Contreras, F. Herrera and E. Delgado López-Cózar has just been published in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. doi: 10.1002/asi.22837.
  • May 23, 2013. Today we have released the 4th edition of the Spanish I-UGR Rankings available at http://rankinguniversidades.es.