Alesia A. Zuccala

 

RESEARCH AREAS


Research Evaluation, Bibliometrics/Informetrics, Scholarly Communication and Publishing, Open Access & Digital Repositories



BRIEF CV


  1. Bullet2015: University of Copenhagen, Department of Science Education - Certificate in Higher Education Teaching; Certificate in University Pedagogy

  2. Bullet2011-2014:  Research Fellow, Institute for Logic Language and Computation, The University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Evaluating the Humanities I & II - Projects funded by the Center for Digital Humanities and supported also by the Elsevier Bibliometrics Research Programme.

  3. Bullet2008-2011: Research Fellow, Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands. [Leiden Graduate Course Certificate]

  4. Bullet2006-2008: Research Fellow, Rathenau Institute, Science System Assessment Unit, The Hague, The Netherlands

  5. Bullet2004-2006: Research Fellow, School of Computing & Information Technology, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, U.K.

  6. Bullet2004: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. [Revisiting the Invisible College].

  7. Bullet2002-2003: Visiting Lecturer at the School of Information Systems, Technology and Management, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia. [Nominated for teaching excellence]

  8. Bullet1995: Master of Library and Information Studies (M.L.I.S), University of Western Ontario, Toronto, Canada.

  9. Bullet1990: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.



ARTICLES / PAPERS


  1. Zuccala, A. (2013, March). Evaluating the Humanities: vitalizing the forgotten sciences.     Research Trends, 32.


  1. Moed, H.F., Linmans, J., Nederhof, A, Zuccala, A., Lopez Illescas, C. and de Moya Anegon, F. (2009). Options for a comprehensive database of research outputs in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Research report to the Project Board of the Scoping Study "Towards a Bibliometric Database for the Social Sciences and Humanities". Standing Committees for the Social Sciences and the Humanities of the European Science Foundation (ESF).



SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


  1. Zuccala, A., Breum, M., Bruun, K. & Wunsch, B. T. (2017 in press). Metric Assessments of Books As Families of Works. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology.


  2. Zuccala, A & Cornacchia, R. (2016). Data matching, integration, and interoperability for a metric assessment of monographs.  Scientometrics, 8(1), 465-486.


  3. Gimenez-Toledo, E., Manana-Rodrıguez, J., Engels, T. C. E., Ingwersen, P., Polonen, J., Sivertsen, G., Verleysen, F., & Zuccala, A. A. (2016). Taking scholarly books into account. Current developments in five European countries. Scientometrics, 107(2), 685-699


  4. Zuccala, A. (2016). Inciting the Metric Oriented Humanist: Teaching bibliometrics in a faculty of humanities. Education for Information, 32(2), 149-164.


  5. Zuccala, A., Verleysen, F., Cornacchia, R., & Engels, T. (2015).  Altmetrics for the Humanities: Comparing Goodreads reader ratings with citations to history books. ASLIB Proceedings, 67(3), 320-336.


  6. Zuccala, A., Guns, R., Cornacchia, R., & Bod, R. (2014). Can we rank scholarly book publishers? A bibliometric experiment with the field of history. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 66(7), 1333-1347.


  7. Zuccala, A., van Someren, M., & van Bellen, M. (2014). A machine-learning approach to coding book reviews as quality indicators: towards a theory of mega-citation. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 65(11), 2248-2260.


  8. Zuccala, A. (2012). Quality and influence in literary work: evaluating the educated imagination. Research Evaluation, 21(3), 229-241.


  9. Zuccala, A. & van Leeuwen, T. (2011). Book reviews in humanities research evaluations. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62(10), 1979-1991.


  10. Zuccala, A. & van Eck, N. J. (2011). Poverty research in a development policy context. Development Policy Review, 29(3), 311-330.


  11. Zuccala, A. (2010). The mathematical review system: does reviewer status play a role in the citation process? Scientometrics, 84(1), 221-235.


  12. Zuccala, A. (2010). Open access and civic scientific information literacy. Information Research, 15(1), paper 426.


  13. Zuccala, A. & van den Besselaar, P. (2009). Mapping review networks: Exploring research community roles and contributions. Scientometrics, 81(1), 111-122.


  14. Zuccala, A. (2009). The layperson and open access. In B. Cronin (Ed.), Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST), 43, 359-396.


  15. Thelwall, M. & Zuccala, A. (2008). A university-centred European Union link analysis. Scientometrics, 75(3), 407-420.


  16. Lariviere, V., Zuccala, A. & Archambault, E. (2008). The declining scientific impact of theses: implications for electronic thesis and dissertation repositories and graduate studies. Scientometrics, 74(1), 109-121.


  17. Zuccala, A., Oppenheim, C. & Dhiensa, R. (2008). Managing and evaluating digital repositories. Information Research, 13(1), paper 333. [Available 21 November, 2007 at http://InformationR.net/ir/13-1/paper333.html]


  18. Zuccala, A., Thelwall, M., Oppenheim, C. & Dhiensa, R. (2007). Web intelligence analyses of digital libraries: a case study of the National electronic Library for Health (NeLH). Journal of Documentation, 63(4), 558-589.


  19. Zuccala, A. (2006). Author Cocitation Analysis is to intellectual structure as Web Co-link Analysis is to....? Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 57(11), 1486-1501.


  20. Zuccala, A. (2006). Modeling the invisible college. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 57(2), 152-168.


  21. Rousseau, R. & Zuccala, A. (2004). A classification of author co-citations: definitions and search strategies. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 55(6), 513-629

Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen - Royal School of Library and Information Science. 


Njalsgade 76, Bygn. 4 DK-2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark


a.zuccala(at)hum.ku.dk