Percepción de las revistas científicas españolas hacia el acceso abierto, open peer review y altmetrics / Spanish scientific journals perceptions towards open Access, open peer review and altmetrics

Segado-Boj, Francisco and Martin-Quevedo, Juan and Prieto-Gutierrez, Juan Jose Percepción de las revistas científicas españolas hacia el acceso abierto, open peer review y altmetrics / Spanish scientific journals perceptions towards open Access, open peer review and altmetrics. Ibersid: revista de sistemas de información y documentación, 2018, vol. 12, n. 1, pp. 27-32. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

This paper aims at analysing the perception and attitudes of editors of Spanish scientific journals about some of the most important advances in scholarly communication linked with ICTs and the Internet: the advantages and disadvantages attributed to open access, open peer review and alt-metrics. Fifteen indepth interviews have been conducted with the people in charge of Spanish journals indexed in the Web of Science and Scopus, attending to a fair representation of all areas of knowledge. Findings show a wide negative perception of all these tools, due to the fear of a loss of reputation for the journal which may use these innovations. Only open access is positively perceived.

Spanish abstract

Se analiza la percepción que poseen los editores de revistas académica españolas acerca de los principales cambios producidos por las tecnologías digitales y los medios sociales en la comunicación científica. Concretamente se abordan las ventajas y desventajas atribuidas al acceso abierto, a la revisión abierta por pares y a las altmetrics. Para ello se ha llevado a cabo una entrevista a 15 directores de revistas indexadas en Web of Science o en Scopus, pertenecientes tanto al área de Ciencias como de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades. Los resultados obtenidos apuntan a una percepción negativa de todas estas herramientas debido al temor al posible daño de la reputación de la revista. Tan solo el acceso abierto es percibido de manera positiva.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Scientific journals. Open access. Search engines. Altmetrics. Open review. Spain.
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services
I. Information treatment for information services > ID. Knowledge representation.
L. Information technology and library technology
L. Information technology and library technology > LB. Computer networking.
Depositing user: Juan José Prieto-Gutiérrez
Date deposited: 30 Jun 2019 16:06
Last modified: 30 Jun 2019 16:06

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