Publications


Peer-Reviewed Publications (in-progress)

Niles, M., Fischman, G.E., Schimanski, L., Muñoz, C., Niles, M., McKiernan, E. & Alperin, J.P. Serving the public or serving ourselves? A look at disincentives for public scholarship in the tenure review process.
forthcoming

Reilly, K. & Alperin, J.P. Theorizing Altmetrics as a Measure of Scholarly Impact: A Bounded Approach
forthcoming

Didegah, F., Ghaseminik, Z. & Alperin, J.P. Comparing topics of interest in forum discussions and research articles in search of new indicators of the public’s interest in Diabetes.
forthcoming

Maggio, L.A., Ratcliff, C., Krakow, M., Moorhead, L., Enkhbayar, A. Alperin, J.P. Making headlines: An analysis of US government-funded cancer research mentioned in online media. preprint
under review

Schimanski, L. & Alperin, J.P.. A Review of the Research on Promotion and Tenure Practices in the United States and Canada.
under review

Moscrop, D., Wong, L. & Alperin, J.P. Have You Seen This? Why Political Pundits Share Scholarly Research on Social Media.
under review

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Alperin, J.P., Gomez, C. & Haustein, S. Identifying diffusion patterns of research on social media. Public Understanding of Science. doi.org/10.1177/0963662518761733
2018

Siler, K., Haustein, S., Smith, E., Larivière, V. & Alperin, J.P. Authorial and institutional stratification in open access publishing: The case of global health research. PeerJ. link doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4269
2018

Piwowar, H., Priem, J., Larivière, V., Alperin, J.P., Matthias, L., Norlander, B., Farley, A., West, J. & Haustein, S. The State of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles. PeerJ preprint doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4375
2018

Barata, G., Haustein, S., Shores, K. & Alperin, J.P. Local chatter or international buzz? Differences in language of social posts about Zika research. PLOS ONE. link doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190482
2018

Shu, F., Mongeon, P., Haustein, S., Siler, K., Alperin, J.P., Larivière, V. Is it such a big deal? On the cost of journal use in the digital era. College & Research Libraries. link
2017

Alperin, J.P. & Rozemblum, C. The Reinterpretation of the Visibility and Quality of New Policies to Assess Scientific Publications. Revista Interamericana de Bibliotecologia, 40(3). link doi.org/10.17533/udea.rib.v40n3a03
2017

Reilly, K.M.A. & Alperin, J.P. Intermediation in Open Development: A Knowledge Stewardship Approach. Global Media Journal: Canadian Edition, 6(1). link Google Scholar
2016

Carvalho Neto, S, Willinsky, J. & Alperin, J.P. Measuring, Rating, Supporting, and Strengthening Open Access Scholarly Publishing in Brazil. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 24(54). doi.org/10.14507/epaa.24.2391 link Google Scholar
2016

Alperin, J.P. The Public Impact of Latin America’s Approach to Open Access. Doctoral Dissertation, Stanford University. link Google Scholar
2015

Alperin, J.P. Geographic variation in social media metrics: An analysis of Latin American journal articles, Aslib Journal of Information Management 67(3). link doi.org/10.1108/AJIM-12-2014-0176 Google Scholar
2015

Alperin, J.P. Brazil’s Exception to the World-Class University Movement. Quality in Higher Education, 19(2). link doi.org/10.1080/13538322.2013.802573 Google Scholar
2013

Alperin, J.P., Fischman, G.E., & Willinsky, J. Scholarly Communication Strategies in Latin America’s Research Universities. Educación Superior y Sociedad, 16(2). link Google Scholar
2011

Fischman, G.E., Alperin, J.P., & Willinsky, J. Visibility and Quality in Spanish-Language Latin American Scholarly Publishing. Information Technologies & International Development, 6(4). link Google Scholar
2010

Alperin, J.P., Fischman, G.E., & Willinsky, J. “Open Access and Scholarly Publishing in Latin America: Ten flavours and a few reflections”. Liinc em Revista, 4. link 10.18225/liinc.v4i2.269 Google Scholar
2008

Edited Volumes

Alperin, J.P. & Fischman, G.E. (Eds.). Made in Latin America: Open Access, Scholarly Journals, and Regional Innovations, Buenos Aires: CLACSO. link Google Scholar
2015

Alperin, J.P., Babini, D., & Fischman, G.E. (Eds.). Open Access Indicators and Scholarly Communications in Latin America, Buenos Aires: CLACSO. link Google Scholar
2014

Book Chapters

Reilly, K.M.A. & Alperin, J.P.. A Stewardship Approach to Theorizing Open Data for Development. In Open Data for Development. MIT Press.
in press

Shamash, K., Alperin, J.P. & Bordini, A.Teaching Data Analysis in the Social Sciences: A Case Study with Article Level Metrics. In Atenas, J. & Havemann, L. (Eds) Open Data as an Open Education Resource, London: Open Knowledge Foundation. link doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1590031
2015

Alperin, J.P. & Fischman, G.E. Scientific Journals Produced in Latin America. In Alperin, J.P. & Fischman, G.E. (eds.) (2015). Made in Latin America Open Access, Scholarly Journals, and Regional Innovations, Buenos Aires: CLACSO. link
2015

Fischman, G.E. & Alperin, J.P. About Lights and Shadows: Latin American Scientific Journals. In Alperin, J.P. & Fischman, G.E. (eds.) (2015). Made in Latin America Open Access, Scholarly Journals, and Regional Innovations, Buenos Aires: CLACSO. link
2015

Alperin, J.P. Assessing the Growth and Use of Open Access Resources from Developing Regions: The Case of Latin America, Open Access Indicators and Scholarly Communications. In Alperin, J.P., Babini, D., & Fischman, G.E. (eds.) (2014). Open Access Indicators and Scholarly Communications in Latin America, Buenos Aires: CLACSO. link Google Scholar
2014

Fischman, G.E., Alperin, J.P., & Willisnky, J. Old and New Challenges for Scholarly Communications in Spanish. In Cetto, A.M., & Alonso, O. Quality and Impact of Ibero-American Scientific Journals. Mexico: UNAM.
2011

Invited Publications

Alperin, J.P. & Taylor, M. Science without borders: are technology and policy limiting internationalization? ResearchTrends. 37. link
2014

Alperin, J.P. Ask Not What Altmetrics Can Do for You, but What Altmetrics Can Do for Developing Countries. Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 39. link doi.org/10.1002/bult.2013.1720390407 Google Scholar
2013

Willinsky, J. & Alperin, J.P. The Academic Ethics of Open Access to Research and Scholarship. Ethics and Education. 6. link doi.org/10.1080/17449642.2011.632716 Google Scholar
2012

Other Publications and Outputs

Haustein, S., Barata, G. & Alperin, J.P. It ain’t where you’re from, it’s where you’re tweeting (Or: Where tweets about scholarly articles come from). Altmetrics Blog. link
2018

Haustein, S., Toupin, R. & Alperin, J.P. Not sure if scientist or just Twitter bot” Or: Who tweets about scholarly papers. Altmetrics Blog. link
2018

Alperin, J.P. & Fleerackers, A. Preliminary Findings from the Review, Promotion, and Tenure Study. ScholCommLab Blog link
2018

Alperin, J.P., Muñoz Nieves, C., Schimanski, L., McKiernan, E.C., &Niles, M.T. Dataset: Terms and Concepts found in Tenure and Promotion Guidelines from the US and Canada, Harvard Dataverse, V1, link doi.org/10.7910/DVN/VY4TJE, UNF:6:RD6O/u5UKt8wHog/sJUx9Q==
2018

Alperin, J.P. The number and proportion of freely available articles is growing; reaching 45% of the literature published in 2015. LSE Impact Blog. link
2017

Piwowar, H., Priem, J., Larivière, V., Alperin, J.P., Matthias, L., Norlander, B., Farley, A., West, J. & Haustein, S. Dataset from: The State of OA. Zenodo. link doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.837902
2017

Alperin, J.P. How does Open Source Software Support Knowledge Dissemination? Abierto al Público (Interamerican Development Bank Blog). link
2017

Alperin, J.P. Motivating Open Practices Through Faculty Review and Promotion. OOO Canada Blog link
2016

Nicholson, J. & Alperin, J.P. A brief survey on peer review in scholarly communication. The Winnower link Google Scholar
2016

Alperin, J.P. & Bordini, A. How to reach a wider audience for your research. SciDevNet. link
2015

Alperin, J.P., Babini, D., Chan, L., Gray, E., Guédon, J.C., Joseph, H., Rodrigues, E., Shearer, K., Vessuri, H. Open Access in Latin America: a Paragon for the Rest of the World, The Winnower. link doi.org/10.15200/winn.143982.27959
2015

Alperin, J.P., Bordini, A., Pouyanne, S. PLOS, Please publish our articles on Wednesdays: A look at altmetrics by day of publication, The Winnower. link doi.org/10.15200/winn.142972.29198
2015

Alperin, J.P. South America: Citation databases omit local journals (correspondence), Nature. doi.org/10.1038/511155c Google Scholar
2014

Alperin, J.P. Altmetrics could enable scholarship from developing countries to receive due recognition. LSE Impact Blog. link
2014

Alperin. J.P. Academic Writing in a Global Context: The Politics and Practices of Publishing in English (book review). Journal of Scholarly Publishing, 42 (4), 545-549. doi.org/10.1353/scp.2011.0034
2011