Publications

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Forthcoming

  • Romero-Frías, E., Robinson-Garcia, N. Social labs in universities: Innovation and impact. The case of Medialab UGR. Accepted for publication in Comunicar.
Coming soon

2016

  • Robinson-Garcia, N., Jiménez-Contreras, E., Torres-Salinas, D. Analyzing data citation practices using the Data Citation Index. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 67(12), 2964-2975. doi:10.1002/asi.23529
  • Torres-Salinas, D., Robinson-Garcia, N. Letter to the editor: The time for bibliometric applications. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 67(4), 1014-1015. doi:10.1002/asi.23604
  • Robinson-Garcia, N., Cabezas-Clavijo, Á., Jiménez-Contreras, E. Tracking the performance of an R&D programme in the Biomedical Sciences. Research Evaluation, 25(3), 339-346 doi:10.1093/reseval/rvw003
  • Torres-Salinas, D., Robinson-Garcia, N., Aguillo, I. Bibliometric and benchmark analysis of Gold Open Access in Spain: Big output, little impact. El profesional de la información. 25(1), 17-24. doi:10.3145/epi.2016.ene.03

2015

  • Torres-Salinas, D., Robinson-Garcia, N., Jiménez-Contreras, E., de la Fuente, E. The BiPublishers ranking: Main results and methodological problems when constructing rankings of academic publishers. Revista Española de Documentación Científica, 38(4), e111 doi:10.3989/redc.2015.4.1287b
  • Robinson-Garcia, N. & Torres-Salinas, D. Los nuevos índices de citas de Thomson Reuters ofrecen oportunidades para mejorar los rankings de universidades. Anuario ThinkEPI, 9, 207-210. doi:10.3145/thinkepi.2015.47.

2014

  • Robinson-Garcia, N.; Torres-Salinas, D.; Delgado López-Cózar, E.; Herrera, F. An insight into the importance of national university rankings in an international context: The case of the I-UGR Rankings of Spanish universities. Scientometrics, 101(2), 1309-1324. doi:10.1007/s11192-014-1263-1.

  • Robinson-Garcia, N.; Torres-Salinas, D.; Zahedi, Z.; Costas, R. New data, new possibilities: Exploring the insides of Altmetric.com. El profesional de la información, 23(4), 359-366. doi:10.3145/epi.2014.jul.03.
  • Torres-Salinas, D.; Jiménez-Contreras, E.; Robinson-Garcia, N. Tendencias en mapas de la ciencia: Co-uso de información científica como reflejo de los intereses de los investigadores. El profesional de la información, 23(3), 253-258. doi:10.3145/epi.2014.may.05.
  • García, J.A.; Rodriguez-Sánchez, Rosa; Fdez-Valdivia, J.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Torres-Salinas, D. Best-in-class and Strategic Benchmarking of Scientific Subject Categories of Web of Science in 2010. Scientometrics, 99(3), 615-630. doi:10.1007/s11192-013-1000-1.
  • Torres-Salinas, D.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Cabezas-Clavijo, Á.; Jiménez-Contreras, E. Analyzing the citation characteristics of books: edited books, book series and publisher types in the Book Citation Index. Scientometrics,98(3), 2113-2127. doi:10.1007/s11192-013-1168-4.
  • Robinson-Garcia, N.; Calero-Medina, C. What do rankings by fields rank? Exploring discrepancies between the organizational structure of universities and bibliometric classifications. Scientometrics, 98(3), 1955-1970. doi:10.1007/s11192-013-1157-7.
  • Delgado López-Cózar, E.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Torres-Salinas, D. The Google Scholar Experiment: how to index false papers and manipulate bibliometric indicators Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 65(3), 446-454. doi:10.1002/asi.23056.
  • Torres-Salinas, D.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Campanario, J.M.; Delgado López-Cózar, E. Coverage, specialization and impact of scientific publishers in the ‘Book Citation Index’. Online Information Review, 38(1), 24-42. doi:10.1108/OIR-10-2012-0169.

2013

  • E. Delgado López-Cózar, Robinson-Garcia, N.; Torres-Salinas, D. Science Communication: Flawed Citation Indexing. Science, 342(6163), 1169. doi:10.1126/science.342.6163.1169-b.
Embargoed
  • Robinson-Garcia, N.; Rodriguez-Sánchez, R.; García, J.A.; Torres-Salinas, D.; Fdez-Valdivia, J. Análisis de redes de las universidades españolas de acuerdo a su perfil de publicación en revistas por áreas científicas. Revista Española de Documentación Científica, 36(4), e027. doi:10.3989/redc.2013.4.1042.
  • Robinson-Garcia, N.; Delgado López-Cózar, E.; Torres-Salinas, D.; Campanario, J.M. Letter to the editor: Against the resilience of rejected manuscripts. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 64(10), 2187-2188. doi:10.1002/asi.22894
  • Cabezas-Clavijo, Á., Robinson-Garcia, N., Escabias, M., Jiménez-Contreras, E. Reviewers’ ratings and bibliometric indicators: Hand in hand when assessing over research proposals? Plos One, 8(6), e68258. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068258.
  • Torres-Salinas, D.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Jiménez-Contreras, E.; Herrera, F.; Delgado López-Cózar, E. (2013). On the use of biplot analysis for multivariate bibliometric and scientific indicators. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 64(7): 1468-1479. doi:10.1002/asi.22837.
  • García, J., Rodríguez-Sanchez, R., Fdez-Valdivia, J., Robinson-Garcia, N., Torres-Salinas, D. Benchmarking research performance at the university level with information theoretic measures. Scientometrics, 95(1), 438-452. doi:10.1007/s11192-012-0854-y.
  • Ruíz-Pérez, R.; Robinson-Garcia, N. (2013). Visibilidad internacional e impacto de la producción científica española en Sanidad Penitenciaria (2002-2011). Revista Española de Sanidad Penitenciaria, 15(1): 23-34.
  • Torres-Salinas, D.; Rodriguez-Sánchez, R.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Fdez-Valdivia, J.; García, J.A. (2013). Mapping citation patterns of book chapters in the Book Citation Index. Journal of Informetrics, 7(2): 412-424. doi:10.1016/j.joi.2013.01.004.

2012

  • Torres-Salinas, D.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Jiménez-Contreras, E.; Delgado López-Cózar, E. (2012). Towards a ‘Book Publishers Citation Reports’. First approach using the ‘Book Citation Index. Revista Española de Documentación Científica, 35(4), 615-620. doi:10.3989/redc.2012.4.1010.

  • Garcia, J.; Rodriguez-Sanchez, R.; Fdez-Valdivia, J.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Torres-Salinas, D. (2012). Mapping Academic Institutions According to Their Journal Publication Profile: Spanish Universities as a Case Study. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(11): 2328-2340. doi:10.1002/asi.22735.

  • Delgado López-Cózar, E.; Robinson-Garcia, N. (2012). Repositories in Google Scholar Metrics or what is this document type doing in a place as such?. Cybermetrics, 16(1), paper 4.

  • Gutiérrez Vela, M.M.; Díaz-Haro, A.; Berbel-Salvador, S.; Lucero-Sánchez, A.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Cutando-Soriano, A. (2012). Bibliometric analysis of research on generative periodontal surgery during the last 30 years. Journal of Clinical Experimental Dentistry, 4(2): e112-8. doi:10.4317/jced.50646.
  • Torres-Salinas, D.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Cabezas-Clavijo, Á. (2012). Compartir los datos de investigación: una introducción al Data Sharing. El Profesional de la Información, 21(2): 173-184. doi:10.3145/epi.2012.mar.08.

2011

  • Jiménez-Contreras, E.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Cabezas-Clavijo, Á. (2011). Productivity and impact of Spanish researchers: reference thresholds within scientific areas. Revista Española de Documentación Científica, 34: 505-525. doi:10.3989/redc.2011.4.828.

  • Torres-Salinas, D.; García-Moreno-Torres, J.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Delgado-López-Cózar, E.; Herrera, F. (2011). Rankings ISI de las Universidades Españolas según campos y disciplinas científicas (2ª ed. 2011). El Profesional de la Información, 20:701-711. doi:10.3145/epi.2011.nov.16.

  • Robinson-Garcia, N.; Delgado-López-Cózar, E.; Torres-Salinas, Daniel (2011). Cómo comunicar y diseminar información científica en Internet para obtener mayor visibilidad e impacto. Aula abierta 39(3): 41-50.

2009

  • Olvera-Lobo, M.D.; Robinson-Garcia, N. (2009). Tratamiento lingüístico de las preguntas en español en los sistemas de búsqueda de respuestas. El Profesional de la Información, 18: 180-187. doi: 10.3145/epi.2009.mar.08

2016

  • Robinson-Garcia, N., Mongeon, P., Jeng, W., Costas, R. (2016). Evaluating the possibilities of DataCite for developing ‘Open Data metrics’ on the production and usage of datasets worldwide. Accepted for oral presentation at the 3:AM Altmetrics Conference, Bucharest (Romania), 28-29 September, 2016
  • Robinson-Garcia, N., van Leeuwen, T.N., Rafols, I. (2016). SSH & the City. A proposal to map social engagement through social media and web-link analysis. Accepted for presentation at the Open Evaluation 2016 Conference, Vienna (Austria), November 24-25
  • Sugimoto, C., Robinson-Garcia, N., Costas, R. (2016). Towards a Global Scientific Brain: Indicators of researcher mobility using co-affiliation data’. Accepted for oral presentation at the OECD Blue Sky III Forum on Science and Innovation Indicators, Ghent, September 19-21.
  • Robinson-Garcia, N., van Leeuwen, T.N., Rafols, I. (2016). SSH & the City. A network approach for tracing the societal contribution of the Social Sciences and Humanities for local development. Accepted for oral presentation at the 2016 STI Conference, Valencia, September 14-16.
  • Robinson-Garcia, N., Cañibano, C., Woolley, R., Costas, R. (2016). Tracing scientific mobility of Early Career Researchers in Spain and The Netherlands through their publications. Accepted for oral presentation at the 2016 STI Conference, Valencia, September 14-16.
  • Torres-Salinas, D., Robinson-Garcia, N., Jiménez-Contreras, E. (2016). Can we use altmetrics at the institutional level? A case study analysing the coverage by research areas of four Spanish universities. Accepted for oral presentation at the 2016 STI Conference, Valencia, September 14-16.
  • Zuccala, A., Robinson-Garcia, N., Repiso, R., Torres-Salinas, D. (2016). Using network centrality measures to improve national journal classification lists. Accepted for oral presentation at the 2016 STI Conference, Valencia, September 14-16.
  • Azagra-Caro, J.M., Fernandez-Mesa, A., Robinson-Garcia, N. (2016). Public scientists contributing to local literary fiction. An exploratory analysis. Accepted as poster at the 2016 STI Conference, Valencia, September 14-16.
  • Azagra-Caro, J.M., Fernandez-Mesa, A., Robinson-Garcia, N. (2016). Public scientists contributing to local literary fiction. An exploratory analysis. Accepted for oral presentation at the 2016 Technology Transfer Society (T2S) Annual Conference, Phoeniz, AZ (US), November 3-5.
Coming soon

2015

  • Robinson-Garcia, N., Noyons, E., Costas, R. Can we track the geography of surnames based on bibliographic data? A. Ali Salah, Y. Tonta, A.A.A. Salah, C. Sugimoto & U. Al. (eds). Proceedings of ISSI 2015 Istanbul, pp. 1208-1217.

2014

  • Torres-Salinas, D., Jiménez-Contreras, E., Robinson-Garcia, N. How many citations are there in the Data Citation index? In: E. Noyons (ed). Proceedings of the Science and Technology Indicators Conference 2014 Leiden “Context counts:Pathways to master big and little data”, pp. 623-629.
  • Robinson-Garcia, N., Jiménez-Contreras, E., Calero-Medina, C. The impact of a few: The effect of alternative formulas for recruiting talent in a non-competitive system [poster]. In: E Noyons (ed.) Proceedings of the Science and Technology Indicators Conference 2014 Leiden “Context counts: Pathways to master big and little data”, pp. 457-462.

2013

  • Robinson-García, N., Calero-Medina, C., van Leeuwen, T.N. Relating universities’ research performance and cities’ cultural capital in global university rankings. The 18th Nordic Workshop on Bibliometrics and Research Policy. October 28-29, KTH Royal School of Technology, Stockholm (Sweden)
  • Robinson-Garcia, N.; Moreno-Torres, J.G.; Torres-Salinas, D.; Delgado López-Cózar, E.; Herrera, F. The role of national university rankings in an international context: the case of the I-UGR Rankings of Spanish Universities. Conference Proceedings from the 14th International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference, vol. 2, 1550-1565.
  • Torres-Salinas, D.; Robinson-Garcia, N.; Cabezas-Clavijo, Á.; Jiménez-Contreras, E. (2013). Analyzing the citation characteristics of books: edited books, book series and types of publishers in the Book Citation Index. Conference Proceedings from the 14th International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference, vol. 1, 96-108.
  • Cabezas-Clavijo, Á., Robinson-Garcia, N., Torres-Salinas, D., Jiménez-Contreras, E., Mikulka, T., Gumpenberger, C., Wemisch, A., Gorraiz, J. (2013). Most borrowed is most cited? Library loan statistics as a proxy for monograph selection in citation indexes. Conference Proceedings from the 14th International Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics Conference, vol. 2, 1237-1252.

2016

  • Robinson-Garcia, N., Jiménez-Contreras, E. (2017). Analyzing the disciplinary focus of universities: Can rankings be a one-size-fits-all? In: Downing, K., F.A. Ganotice (eds). World University Rankings and the Future of Higher Education. IGI Global, pp. 161-185. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0819-9.ch009
Coming soon

2012

  • Torres-Salinas, D.; Robinson-Garcia, N. (2012). Los blogs de salud y la gestión online de información médica. In Medina-Aguerrebere, P.; González-Pacanowski, T. (eds.).La comunicación médica interactiva: el desafío de Internet. Madrid: Fragua.

2016

  • Rafols, I., Molas-Gallart, J., Chavarro, D.A., Robinson-Garcia, N. (2016). On the Dominance of Quantitative Evaluation in ‘Peripheral’ Countries: Auditing Research with Technologies of Distance. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2818335

2014

  • Robinson-Garcia, N., Jiménez-Contreras, E., Fuente-Gutierrez, E., Torres-Salinas, D. (2014). Bibliometric Indicators for Publishers: Data processing, indicators and interpretation. EC3Metrics Working Papers v. 1.2, November 5.

2013

  • Robinson-Garcia, N., Jiménez-Contreras, E., Delgado López-Cózar, E. Las universidades españolas en los principales rankings de universidades. 2013. EC3 Working Papers 14, 20 de noviembre de 2013.
  • Torres-Salinas, D., Delgado López-Cózar, E., Robinson-García, N., Triguero, I., Herrera, F. Posiciones de las universidades españolas y de las comunidades autónomas en los Rankings I-UGR según campos y disciplinas científicas. 23 de mayo de 2013.

2012

  • Torres-Salinas, D., Robinson-Garcia, N., Delgado López-Cózar. Towards a ‘Book Publishers Citation Reports': First approach using the ‘Book Citation Index’. EC3 Working Papers 7, Sun 29 July, 2012.
  • Delgado López-Cózar, E., Robinson-García, N., Torres-Salinas, D. Manipular Google Scholar Citations y Google Scholar Metrics: simple, sencillo y tentador. EC3 Working Papers 6, 19 de mayo de 2012.

2013

  • Robinson-Garcia, N. What are universities for? / S. Collini. Revista Española de Documentación Científica, 36(2), ecl006

2011

  • Robinson-Garcia, N. The evaluation of research by scientometric indicators / P. Vinkler. Library Review, 60, 840-841.

2015

  • Las universidades españolas en la edición 2015 del Ranking de Leiden. Informes EC3metrics, SID/03/2015, junio, 2015.
  • Análisis de la propuesta de resolución provisional (proyectos preseleccionados). Convocatoria 2014 – Proyectos I+D+i. Informes EC3metrics, SID/01/2015, 20 de abril, 2015.
  • Jiménez-Contreras, E. (Investigador Principal). Evaluación del impacto científico de las redes cooperativas de investigación en Biomedicina financiadas por el ISCIII (RETICS y CIBER). Proyecto I+D+i FIS PI10/01122. Financiado por: DGICYT, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación.
On request

2014

  • Torres-Salinas, D., Jiménez-Contreras, E., Robinson-García, N., Docio-Cerezo, P. Searching Research Excellence: An in-depth bibliometric analysis of the international research contribution of the University of Granada. Universidad de Granada. Vicerrectorado de Política Científica e Investigación. EC3Metrics, 2014.