Scholarly journals: usage and impact

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Presentation by the RIN's Director, Michael Jubb, at Universities Scotland Research Committee in April 2010. http://www.universities-scotland.ac.uk/

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Scholarly journals: usage and impact

  1. 1. Scholarly Journals: Usage and Impact Universities Scotland Research Committee 17 March 2010 Michael Jubb Research Information Network
  2. 2. Growth in Numbers of Journals and Articles <ul><li>Journal growth rate of 3.25% a year since 1860 </li></ul><ul><li>Close, but not linear, relationship with research funding and with R&D workforce </li></ul><ul><li>UK authors responsible for c 6% of global output of articles </li></ul><ul><li>No-one can read everything in their subject area </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Rise of E-Journals in the UK HE Sector <ul><li>Impact of the “big deals” </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid consumer take-up </li></ul><ul><li>But limits to researchers’ reading time </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence of growth in citations </li></ul>
  4. 4. Expenditure and Levels of Usage
  5. 5. Variations in Usage <ul><li>Variations by subject </li></ul><ul><li>Variations between institutions </li></ul>
  6. 6. Usage and Outcomes

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