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Global trends in chemistry publishing background and developments

Global Trends in Chemistry PublishingBackground and Developments

Presented by:James Milne PhD, Publisher – Organic & Inorganic Chemistry

Date: June 2008

Presentation created by James Milne 2007 / 2008


Presentation

Presentation

  • About Elsevier

  • Scientific Publishing

    • General Background

    • General Trends

    • Trends from Japan


About elsevier

ABOUT ELSEVIER


About elsevier1

Galileo’s Discorsi e Dimostrazioni Matematiche (1638)

About Elsevier

  • House of Elzevir founded 1580

  • Elsevier as publishing house established 1880

  • House of Elzevir founded 1580

  • Elsevier as publishing house established 1880

    NOW

  • 2600 journals

  • 250,000 articles a year

  • 8.8 million articles on ScienceDirect, going back to 1823 (The Lancet)

  • 386 million downloads a year by 10 million users (over 1 billion downloads since launch)


Elsevier and scientific publishing

All scientific research articles

Elsevier – by disciplines

Environmental Science

Other Commercial

University Presses

Earth Sciences

Life

Sciences

Social Sciences

Informa

Other

Mathematics &

Computer Science

Wiley

Blackwell

Elsevier

Physics

Springer

Chemistry

& Chemical

Engineering

Materials Science

& Engineering

Learned Societies

250,000+ English language research

articles published with Elsevier every year

1.2 million English language research

articles published globally each year

Elsevier and Scientific Publishing


Elsevier portfolio overview

Journals

Books

Electronic products

Elsevier: Portfolio Overview

2000+ journals, around 1400 listed in ISI

Accessed by 10 million researchers globally

All journals available on ScienceDirect

2200+ new titles published every year

Imprints: Saunders, Mosby, Academic Press, Focal Press, …

6000 books online via ScienceDirect, including 51 MRWs and 300+ book series

Scopus: >14,000 journals abstracted

ScienceDirect: over 1 million downloads from India in 2007

Beilstein & Gmelin Databases

Ei: over 5,000 journals and conference proceedings indexed


Scientific publishing

SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHING


Why have scientific publishing

Why have Scientific Publishing ?

  • Communication of research results and discoveries between scientists

  • Sounds straightforward…


Why have scientific publishing1

Why have Scientific Publishing ?

  • Certification- assuring quality and accuracy of published research (through peer review)

  • Registration- attributing who conducted the research

  • Dissemination- making the information available, worldwide

  • Achiving- ensuring content available “in perpetuity”


Why have scientific publishing2

Author Needs

Reader Needs

Why have Scientific Publishing ?

  • Certification- assuring quality and accuracy of published research (through peer review)

  • Registration- attributing who conducted the research

  • Dissemination- making the information available, worldwide

  • Achiving- ensuring content available “in perpetuity”

Research Scientists are both authors + readers of Information


Peer review

Typesetter / Printer

Published Journal Issues

Publisher

Accepted manuscripts

proofs

author

Library

submission

reader

editor

referee

Peer Review

Scientific community:

Authors write

Reviewers comment

Editors decide

Readers read

review


The journal and the scientific community

Journal

Publishers

Editor-in-Chief

Publishing Editors

Regional Editors

Advisory Editors

The Journal and the Scientific Community

Publishing Professionals

(often ex-scientists)

Research Scientists

Efficient PublicationIndependent & Impartial

Commercial OperationScientific Assessment of Quality

Investment in DevelopmentsLeading Specialists in Field


Stm publishing industry overview

STM Publishing Industry – Overview

(STM = Scientific, Technical & Medical)


Trends in journal publishing

TRENDS IN JOURNAL PUBLISHING


Current trends journals

Current Trends - Journals

  • Final migration from print to online

  • Greater integration and depth of content

    • Linking

    • Backfiles (archival issues online)

  • Further increase in usage

  • Increased speed of publication

  • Greater number of submissions

  • Experiments with alternative publishing models

    • Open Access / Author Pays (approx. 1% of papers)


Print to online

Print to Online

  • Benefits

  • For researchers

  • Remote, desktop access

  • Fast search

  • Interlinked articles

  • eFunctions, eg alerts

  • For librarians

  • Easier collection management

  • Usage data per journal

  • Reduced storage space

  • Staff efficiencies


Sciencedirect articles downloads

ScienceDirect Articles Downloads

  • 386 million downloads overall – 1 million every day

  • 67 million from chemistry – 2 every second


Unique users of sciencedirect

Unique Users of ScienceDirect

  • Example: Tetrahedron Letters

2004|2005|2006|2007


Worldwide articles published

Worldwide – Articles Published


Trends from japan

TRENDS FROM JAPAN


Japan and science publishers

Citation Share

(quality?)

Japan – and Science Publishers

Article Share(quantity)


Japan and chemistry articles

Citation Share

(quality?)

Japan – and Chemistry Articles

Article Share(quantity)


Measuring quality of published articles

Measuring Quality of Published Articles

  • We consider relative impact (citations) per paper:

    • If the ‘world average’ for citations to organic chemistry papers is 2.0 over a two year period

    • And the average for Japanese authored organic chemistry papers is 1.9

    • Then Japanese papers in organic chemistry have a ‘relative impact’ of 0.95 (i.e. slightly below the ‘world average’)

  • We can use this measure to look at trends: per country, per subject area, over time


Japan all fields of research

Japan – all fields of research

INTERNATIONAL AVERAGE = 1.0


Japan individual subject areas

Better than ‘International standard’

Lower than ‘International standard’

Japan – individual subject areas

INTERNATIONAL AVERAGE = 1.0


Japan chemistry research

Japan – chemistry research

INTERNATIONAL ‘AVERAGE’ = 1.0

Relative Impact


Comparing countries 2000 2006

Germany (00 – 05)

France (00 – 05)

South Korea (00 – 05)

Japan (00 – 06)

China (00-06)

Brazil (00 – 06)

India (00-06)

Russia (00 – 06)

Comparing countries (2000 – 2006)

World average impact across all fields

Field weighted relative impact

Papers per year


Articles published by elsevier

Articles Published by Elsevier

TOP 10 COUNTRIES


Articles published by elsevier1

Articles Published by Elsevier

TOP 10 COUNTRIES (excluding USA)


Who are downloading scientific papers

Who are downloading scientific papers?

  • Geographic split – for Tetrahedron Letters


Japanese research organic chemistry

Japanese Research – Organic Chemistry

  • Particular strength of research (c.16% of top papers are from Japan)


Summary

Summary

  • Overall, the quality of research papers from Japan is steadily rising

  • Chemistry and biological sciences are ‘above international standard’ in terms of citations

  • Japan is #3 in World, in terms of number of papers published. Slight decline during last few years

  • In organic chemistry, Japan publishes many excellent papers (16% of total), and is #2 in terms of reading published articles


Thank you for your attention

Thank you for your attention

Oxford University

Standlake Village, Oxfordshire

James Milne PhD

Publisher

Organic & Inorganic Chemistry

Elsevier, Oxford, UK

[email protected]


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