Episode: 92: Chaos in the brickyard
Pub date: 2019-09-16
Dan and James discuss the role of Google Scholar in citation patterns and whether we should limit academics to only publishing two papers a year.
Links and details:
- James has a new Hertz-quarters
- The Metascience conference
- How is google scholar influencing citation patterns
- A slide from @Jevinwest’s presentation on Google Scholars
- Is this a symptom of lazy citaton practices rather than the algorithm?
- What are the alternatives to google scholar?
- Should google open up the algorithm?
- GS will find your preprint and link it to the paywall link
- Why is Google Scholar free?
- What would make GS better?
- Using the Zotero plugin for to collected citation info in bulk from search results in GS
- Top recommended articles in GS are phenomenal
- GS is not great for meta-analysis
- GS reduces friction
- Should we limit academics to only publishing two papers a year, as suggested by former guest, Dorothy Bishop?
- Who would stand to lose from this?
- Is this idea practical? What if only a few countries or institutions implemented this?
- The Japanese math genius who posts papers on his own website
- Chaos in the brickyard paper
Chaos in the brickyard cartoon
Open data isn’t a new concept
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Music credits: [Lee Rosevere](freemusicarchive.org/music/Lee_Rosevere/)
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Episode citation and permanent link
Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2019, September 16) “Chaos in the brickyard”, Everything Hertz [Audio podcast] https://osf.io/xfd2p/
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