Vincent Larivière

Vincent Larivière is associate professor of information science at the École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information, l’Université de Montréal, where he teaches research methods and bibliometrics.

He is also associate scientific director of the Observatoire des sciences et des technologies and a regular member of the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie.

He holds a B.A. in Science, Technology and Society (UQAM), an M.A. in history of science (UQAM) and a Ph.D. in information science (McGill), and has performed postdoctoral work at Indiana University’s Department of Information and Library Science.

Vincent Larivière is the Scientific Director of Érudit since April 2015.


Bibliographic selection

Vincent Larivière, Nadine Desrochers, Benoît Macaluso, Philippe Mongeon, Adèle Paul-Hus and Cassidy R. Sugimoto, «Contributorship and division of labor in knowledge production», Social Studies of Science, vol. 46, no. 3 (2016): 417-435. Read

Vincent Larivière, Stephanie Haustein and Philippe Mongeon, «The Oligopoly of Academic Publishers in the Digital Era», PLoS ONE, vol. 10, no. 6 (2015) : e0127502. Read

Stephanie Haustein, Isabella Peters, Mike Thelwall, Cassidy R. Sugimoto and Vincent Larivière, «Tweeting biomedicine: an analysis of tweets and citations in the biomedical literature», Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, vol. 65, no. 4 (2014): 656–669. Read

Vincent Larivière, Chaoqun Ni, Yves Gingras, Blaise Cronin and Cassidy R. Sugimoto, «Global gender disparities in science», Nature, vol. 504, no. 7479 (2013) : 211-213. Read / Read in German

Vincent Larivière and Benoît Macaluso, «Improving the coverage of social science and humanities researchers’ output: the case of the Érudit journal platform», Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 62, no. 12 (2011): 2437-2442. Read

Yassine Gargouri, Chawki Hajjem, Vincent Larivière, Yves Gingras, Les Carr, Tim Brody and Stevan Harnad,  «Open access, whether self-selected or mandated, increases citation impact, especially for higher quality research», PLoS ONE, vol. 5, no. 10 (2010): e13636. Read