In July, Yves Gingras published an article about the institutions’ ability to manipulate global rankings in the online newspaper University World News. This article also lead to an interview in the Times Higher Education.

Bertin, Marc, Iana Atanassova, Yves Gingras, Vincent Larivière,  «The invariant distribution of references in scientific articles».To be pubished in Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology


Haustein, Stefanie et Vincent Larivière 
«A multidimensional analysis of aslib proceedings – using everything but the impact factor», Journal of Information Management, vol. 66 no 4 (2014) pp. 358-380



The OST has a world-class expertise in research evaluation, through a sustained commitment in four key areas:

  • Implementation and maintenance of databases
  • Development of research and evaluation methodologies
  • Basic research in scientometrics
  • Production of scientometric and technometric evaluative studies