Ernest Abadal

Ernest Abadal
University of Barcelona | UB · Departamento de Biblioteconomía y Documentación

PhD

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January 2012 - January 2014
University of Barcelona
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Se describe la evolución de los portales temáticos (subject gateways) desde sus orígenes a finales de 1990 (coincidiendo en el tiempo con el directorio de Yahoo, Altavista y otros motores que no usaban el análisis de enlaces) hasta su situación actual con un análisis más detallado de Intute, el caso ejemplar. El objetivo es determinar cuál es el pa...
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Publicação em periódicos científicos é crucial para os esforços de internacionalização de pesquisadores e instituições. O objetivo geral deste trabalho é analisar a internacionalização dos periódicos nos quais publicam os autores vinculados a uma universidade classificada entre as dez melhores do Brasil, com base nos seguintes objetivos específicos...
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This article investigated a novel method of disseminating conference proceedings via preprint servers. The EDICIC 2019 conference encouraged presenters to upload their research onto preprint servers before the conference and did not produce a conference proceedings. The objective of this was to facilitate pre-conference dissemination of the researc...
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Universities first taught Library and Information science (LIS) studies in Spain in 1982, reaching a zenith at the end of the 1990s. However, from 2000 onwards, student enrolment began to drop and some programmes closed, producing a crisis in the studies on offer, which is yet to end. The evolution of LIS education in Spanish universities over 40 y...
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Preprints are increasingly relevant for fast dissemination of research results. This article analyses its use in the EDICIC 2019 conference, where authors were requested to deposit their preprints before the conference in order to encourage interaction among participants and to push their publication in refereed journals as a substitute for confere...
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Transformative agreements, also known as ‘offsetting’, ‘read and publish’, or ‘publish and read’ agreements, have shifted the focus of scholarly journal licensing from cost containment towards open access publication. An analysis of 36 full‐text transformative agreements recorded in the ESAC registry shows that ‘transformative agreement’ is an umbr...
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Las revistas científicas son el instrumento fundamental para la difusión de los resultados de la investigación. Las revistas españolas de Documentación han conseguido una presencia destacada en bases de datos internacionales. A partir del estudio de los artículos publicados en ellas se puede conocer cuál es la evolución temática de la investigación...
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Spanish research in Documentation (or Library and Information Science, LIS) rose to prominence in the 1980s, in parallel with the creation of university programmes in LIS, and activity in this field continued to increase significantly until the year 2000. During this period, research in Documentation was oriented towards dissemination rather than i...
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Resumen La investigación española en Documentación empieza a destacar a partir de la década de 1980, de manera paralela a la creación de los estudios universitarios de Biblioteconomía y Documentación, y va incrementando su actividad de manera notable hasta el año 2000. En esta etapa sus principales características eran las siguientes: divulgadora,...
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The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a global health emergency. Mapping this health emergency in scientific publications demands multiple approaches to obtain a picture as complete as possible. To progress in the knowledge of this pandemic and to control its effects, international collaborations between researchers are essentials, as well as having op...
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En este artículo se pretende analizar la producción científica sobre curación de contenidos, estudiando su evolución temporal, aspectos de autoría como las co-laboraciones entre autores y sus filiaciones, las revis-tas y congresos más relevantes así como las temáticas más tratadas. Entre los resultados, se puede destacar la multidisciplinariedad de...
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The essential role of journals as registries of scientific activity in all areas of knowledge justifies concern about their ownership and type of access. The purpose of this research is to analyze the main characteristics of publishers with journals that have received the DOAJ Seal. The specific objectives are a) to identify publishers and journals...
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The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a global health emergency. Mapping this health emergency in scientific publications demands multiple approaches to obtain a picture as complete as possible. To progress in the knowledge of this pandemic and to control its effects, international collaborations between researchers are essentials, as well as having op...
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El Plan S promueve que todos los artículos derivados de investigaciones financiadas por las agencias que lo suscriben sean puestos en acceso abierto de forma inmediata, ya sea en revistas o en repositorios que cumplan con determinadas condiciones, a partir de enero de 2021. Ha sido promovido por Science Europe, una agrupación de agencias de financi...
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La ciencia abierta es un cambio de modelo en la manera de hacer ciencia que supone realizar con una visión “abierta” (open) todas las etapas o fases de la investigación científica (diseño, recolección de datos, revisión, publicación, etc.). El objetivo de nuestro texto es analizar la evolución del concepto y de la denominación de ciencia abierta de...
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Se analizan los principales elementos y características del Plan S, iniciativa de la cOAlition S, promovido desde Europa para acelerar el acceso abierto, al pedir a los investigadores que los artículos sufragados por un conjunto de agencias adheridas sean puestos a disposición inmediatamente una vez publicados, con una serie de requisitos a nivel d...
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Plan S: Oportunidades y amenazas para las revistas de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales Alexandre López-Borrull Candela Ollé-Castellà Ernest Abadal Francesc Garcia-Grimau 9ª Conferencia internacional sobre revistas científicas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades Logroño, 23 y 24 de mayo de 2019 1
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The open access availability of publications by Catalonia’s CERCA research centres was analysed to determine the extent to which authors use open access journals, repositories, social networks and other websites to disseminate their research results. A sample of 3,730 journal articles published by authors from CERCA research centres between 2011 an...
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We aim to analyse scientific output on interactivity in digital news to determine its evolution over time, authorship (including collaborations between authors and their affiliations), the most notable journals, and the subject areas that are addressed. We have made a bibliometric analysis using Scopus (Elsevier), a multidisciplinary database with...
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Se analiza la internacionalidad de las revistas españolas indizadas en WoS y Scopus, en base a cuatro elementos principales identificados en la revisión bibliográfica: artículos en inglés, artículos de autores extranjeros, colaboraciones internacionales, y miembros extranjeros de los equipos editoriales. Se constata que el área temática y el tipo d...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to provide, through a set of indicators, an overview of the way in which Spanish institutional repositories are run and the services they offer their respective institutions and other users. The selected descriptors are based on aspects related to technology, procedures, content, marketing and the personnel resp...
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This article describes the historical evolution of the journal BiD through an analysis of three key stages: foundation (1998-2003), consolidation (2004-2012) and growth (2013 to the present). It examines aspects related to the editorial structure, sections, layout and inclusion in databases during each of these stages. Secondly, it analyses the pre...
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Se analiza la situación del modelo de acceso abierto para la publicación de monografías de las editoriales académicas españolas integrantes de la Unión de Editoriales Universitarias Españolas (UNE). Se presentan los datos de productividad del período 2015-2017, así como el posicionamiento y argumentos de la dirección de las editoriales, políticas,...
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Here, we analyse the open-access model of publishing monographs by the members of the Spanish Universities Publishers Association (UNE). The study focuses on production data from 2015 to 2017, as well as the positioning and arguments of those in charge of the presses in relation to open-access publication of monographs, related policies and financi...
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A study about research in library and information science in Spain is presented. Articles published between 2012 and 2014 have been analyzed in the journals Anales de Documentación, BiD: Textos universitaris de biblioteconomia i documentació, Cybermetrics, El profesional de la información (EPI), Revista española de documentación científica (REDC),...
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p class="3">This article provides an overview of the current state of repositories of open educational resources (ROER) in higher education at international level. It analyses a series of educational indicators to determine whether ROER can meet the specific needs of the education context, and to clarify understanding of the reuse of open education...
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Background: The aim of this study was to assess the scientific output of Spanish universities that offer a bachelor's degree in dentistry through the use of various bibliometric indicators. Material and methods: A total of 21 universities offered a bachelor's degree in dentistry in academic year 2016-2017. The search for papers published by auth...
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Un año y medio después de la creación de la red temática Maredata, exponemos las métricas provinentes de la colaboración
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Hasta ahora, en el contexto del acceso abierto a la ciencia, la mayor parte de los esfuerzos han sido dirigidos hacia las revistas cientificas y esto ha permitido conseguir unos importantes progresos en lo que se refiere al cambio de modelo. Por su parte, las monografias –el tipo de documento cientifico mas valorado, utilizado y citado por los acad...
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The preservation and organization of oceanographic research data enables the scientific community to consult and reuse information of different kinds, and this is made possible by the repositories, meaning the services that facilitate data storage and dissemination. This paper reviews the current situation of oceanographic data repositories across...
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Introduction. This study examines the research methods and techniques used in Spanish journals of library and information science, the topics addressed by papers in these journals and their authorship affiliation. Method. The researchers selected 580 papers published in the top seven Spanish LIS journals indexed in Web of Science and Scopus and con...
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Se analiza la presencia de las revistas científicas españolas en las principales bases de datos internacionales (Web of Science, Scopus, DOAJ y otras bases de datos multidisciplinares) poniendo especial énfasis en la distribución por temáticas. Para ello se utilizan los registros y herramientas de la base de datos MIAR (Matriz de Información y Anál...
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Journalism in databases is a journalistic practice and, at the same time, a dimension with a strong identity of its own, of data journalism. It is based on the knowledge and exploitation of news and current information available in specialized information sources. Database journalism mainly uses documentary information systems, such as databases (h...
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An overview of the situation of Spanish Communication journals in 2016 is presented, showing some characteristics such as the type of publisher, language of publication, the form of access and their presence in quality and impact indexes such as JCR, ESCI, SJR, Google Scholar h index, MIAR, CIRC and Latindex, with final evaluations regarding future...
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Para que el Periodismo en Bases de Datos pueda cumplir con sus objetivos es imprescindible que tanto las bases de datos como las hemerotecas digitales proporcionen opciones de búsqueda y descubrimiento bien diseñadas. Sin interfaces de usuario que faciliten la transformación de las necesidades de información del periodista en estrategias de búsqued...
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The aim of this study was to determine the awareness of open access among the academic staff of a research-oriented Spanish university, their use of the institutional repository and their satisfaction with its services. An anonymous survey of 37 questions was sent to all professors, researchers and doctoral students of the . University of Navarra....
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We claim that local e-services benchmarking studies summarized in indexes do little to enhance city managers' and academics' understanding of actual e-government performance, or to improve the e-services offered by cities. We undertook a different benchmarking approach, focused on learning best practices among cities, in late 2008 and early 2009. A...
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This study aimed to gather the opinions of editors of Library and Information Science journals indexed in Scopus and the Web of Knowledge regarding the current situation and their forecasts on open access, peer review procedures, functionalities, and specialization. The response rate was 23%, and some noteworthy conclusions can be drawn according t...
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The aim of this study was to determine the impact of open access on the publishing policies of Spanish scholarly journals indexed by Web of Science (WoS) and Scopus. The study sample was obtained in October 2013. After discarding those that were not published in Spain and those that were inactive, we were left with a total of 406 journals (392 in S...
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State of art of OER Repositories, according to a population of 140 repositories and some evaluation indicators
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Resena del informe: Kenniso, Rebecca ; Norberg, Lisa (2014). A scalable and sustainable approach to open access publishing and archiving for humanities and social sciences. KN Consultants. http://knconsultants.org/toward-a-sustainableapproach-to-open-access-publishing-and-archiving
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Evaluation of OER respositories according a comparison analysys and a indicators proposal.
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This paper describes high-quality journals in Brazil and Spain, with an emphasis on the distribution models used. It presents the general characteristics (age, type of publisher, and theme) and analyzes the distribution model by studying the type of format (print or digital), the type of access (open access or subscription), and the technology plat...
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You can downloaded here: http://dspace.unav.es/dspace/handle/10171/36761 Después de más de 10 años de la declaración de Berlín, se ha realizado un estudio para definir unos indicadores de evaluación de repositorios, enfocados a la gestión interna y a la satisfacción de los usuarios. Se considera que no existe una sola forma de evaluar los repositor...
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Local governments play an important role as the main contact point for citizens and deliver many more and varied services than any other public administration. Nevertheless, the field of local e-government services (or local e-administration) lacks benchmarking methodologies and rigorous surveys. Existing e-government benchmarks mostly address the...
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Open access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. The lack of clarity of publisher permissions for archiving in OA repositories affects the adoption of the green OA route. This paper explores editorial policies and self-archiving conditions in 1,615 Spanish scholarly journals. 48%...
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In this paper we map the scientific journals from Ibero-American countries indexed in the Web of Science and Scopus. Data were collected from the journals' websites. Of 879 journals in the two databases, Spain accounted for 35.6% of the titles, Brazil 28.5%, and the remaining 11 countries together 35.9%. Medicine had the most titles in almost all c...
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El interes y la abundacia de la informacion de prensa han puesto de relieve los problemas que existen para localizar y recuperar este tipo de contenidos en internet. Actualmente, la consulta de noticias retrospectivas se realiza a traves de productos especializados que son poco conocidos no solo por el gran publico sino a veces tambien por los prof...
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Es descriu la situació actual de les revistes científiques de Catalunya i la seva evolució en els darrers dos anys. És un sector format per 344 revistes, on predominen les ciències socials (45 %), editades per institucions acadèmiques (36 %), difoses de manera gratuïta (67 %) i que permeten l’auto-arxiu en repositoris (80 %). També es fa referència...
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The goal of this article is to classify and analyze the main products and services that provide access to online print media contents. The main factor determining the product type resides in a definition of the product’s primary user function. Under this lens, four primary access function classes were established: 1) access to newspapers; 2) inform...
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The movement for open access to science seeks to achieve unrestricted and free access to academic publications on the Internet. To this end, two mechanisms have been established: the gold road, in which scientific journals are openly accessible, and the green road, in which publications are self-archived in repositories. The publication of the Finc...
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The goal of this article is to classify and analyze the main products and services that provide access to online print media contents. The main factor determining the product type resides in a definition of the product's primary user function. Under this lens, four primary access function classes were established: 1) access to newspapers; 2) inform...
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The paper analyzes publishers’ copyright policies and self-archiving conditions of Spanish scientific journals. Data are extracted from the directory DULCINEA that contains information of 1318 Spanish journals, of which 775 (61%) allow some form of self-archiving to be about 60% of the post-print version and allowing them 87% of the deposit of the...
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This paper presents a system for the analysis and evaluation of digital press archives. It shows first a extensive literature review of works on evaluating web resources and web databases, and analysis and evaluation of digital press archives. Next, the article discusses the use of the system to analyze digital press archives. It is a kind of heuri...
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Objetivo: Analizar las características y la evolución del mercado de trabajo en Cataluña en el sector de la Información y Documentación. -- Metodología: Se analizan las ofertas de trabajo procesadas por el Servei d'Informació d'Ofertes de Feina (SIOF) de la Facultat de Biblioteconomia i Documentació de la Universitat de Barcelona durante los cursos...
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This paper analyses the digital press archives of the Spanish newspapers with the largest digital circulations. This is an evaluative study based on twenty seven indicators divided into four main sections: general features, contents, the query system, and presentation of results. We present the results of an analysis conducted in 2010, and relate t...
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Resumen: El objetivo del artículo es analizar el estado de la cuestión de las políticas en favor del acceso abierto (OA) a la ciencia en las universidades españolas. Para ello se han establecido cinco grandes mecanismos de intervención (la creación de infraestructuras y prestación de servicios, la comunicación y difusión, la incentivación económica...
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Anna Villarroya es doctora en economía del sector público y licenciada en derecho y en economía por la Universitat de Barcelona (UB). Es profesora del Departamento de Economía Pública, Econo-mía Política y Economía Española de la UB, donde imparte las asignaturas "Marco económico y estructura de los sectores culturales" e "Información y sociedad"....
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A bibliographic review, state of the art, history, characteristics, development, projects and research lines of open educational resources (OERs) are presented, as well as their storage in repositories and their use in university educational practice. OERs have had two phases: an initial one concerned about providing access, and the more current on...
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Objective: analyse the characteristics and evolution of the job market in Catalonia in the information science sector. Method: we analysed job offers managed by the UB Faculty of Library and Information Science's Job Offers Information Service (SIOF) in the 2009-2010 and 2011-2012 academic years. Results: the number of public job offers has decline...
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We present the need to evaluate and compare the development of e-government, and review benchmarking tools and practices. First we discuss the stages of e-government models that are currently in use and discuss the main characteristics and applications. The different e-government benchmarking approaches are analysed, pointing out that e-administrat...
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Introduction and development: Open-access literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions. Self-archiving or deposit of scholarly outputs in institutional repositories (open-access green route) is increasingly present in the activities of the scientific community. Besides the benefits of open ac...