Aslib Journal of Information Management

Category:

Library and Information Studies

Table Of Contents: Volume 70 Issue 6 - Special Issue: Scholarly books and their evaluation context in the social sciences and humanities

Are book publications disappearing from scholarly communication in the social sciences and humanities?

Tim C.E. Engels, Andreja Istenič Starčič, Emanuel Kulczycki, Janne Pölönen, Gunnar Sivertsen

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the evolution in terms of shares of scholarly book publications in the social sciences and humanities (SSH) in five European…

The diversity of monographs: changing landscape of book evaluation in Poland

Emanuel Kulczycki

The purpose of this paper is to determine the characteristic patterns of monographs in the humanities, social sciences and hard sciences published by Polish scholars. The…

The culture of orphaned texts

Ludek Broz, Tereza Stöckelová

The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the body of knowledge on how research evaluation in different national and organisational contexts affects, often in…

Scholarly book publishers’ ratings and lists in Finland and Spain

Jorge Mañana Rodriguez, Janne Pölönen

The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to compare the lists of publishers in SPI (Spain) and the lists of VIRTA (Finland), in order to determine some of the…

How arbitrary are the weights assigned to books in performance-based research funding? An empirical assessment of the weight and size of monographs in Flanders

Frederik T. Verleysen, Tim C.E. Engels

The purpose of this paper is to present an empirical assessment of the weight assigned to monographs in the publication indicator of the performance-based research funding…

Do prestigious Spanish scholarly book publishers have more teaching impact?

Amalia Mas-Bleda, Mike Thelwall

The purpose of this paper is to assess the educational value of prestigious and productive Spanish scholarly publishers based on mentions of their books in online…

The insoluble problems of books: what does Altmetric.com have to offer?

Daniel Torres-Salinas, Juan Gorraiz, Nicolas Robinson-Garcia

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the capabilities, functionalities and appropriateness of Altmetric.com as a data source for the bibliometric analysis of books in…

ISSN:

2050-3806

Renamed from:

Aslib Proceedings

Online date, start – end:

2014

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof Dirk Lewandowski