Stefanie Haustein

Postdoctoral researcher
Montréal, QC, Canada
Stefanie Haustein is a post-doctoral researcher at the Canada Research Chair on the Transformations of Scholarly Communication with Prof. Vincent Larivière at the University of Montreal. Her current research focuses on social media in scholarly communication and making sense of so-called “altmetrics” and is supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Stefanie holds a Master’s degree in history, American linguistics and literature and information science and a PhD in information science from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany. Her doctoral work focused on the multidimensional evaluation of scholarly journals and was awarded the Eugene Garfield doctoral dissertation scholarship in 2011. She has previously worked as a research analyst at Science-Metrix in Montreal, Canada and in the bibliometrics team at Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany. Stefanie is a visiting lecturer in the Department of Information Science at Heinrich Heine University. She frequently presents her work at international conferences and has published in journals such as JASIST, Scientometrics, Journal of Informetrics and PLoS ONE.


  • The Use of Bibliometrics for Assessing Research: Possibilities, Limitations and Adverse Effects DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-09785-5_8
  • Astrophysicists’ Conversational Connections on Twitter DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106086
  • A multidimensional analysis of Aslib proceedings – using everything but the impact factor DOI: 10.1108/ajim-11-2013-0127
  • Astrophysicists on Twitter DOI: 10.1108/ajim-09-2013-0081
  • Tweets vs. Mendeley readers: How do these two social media metrics differ? DOI: 10.1515/itit-2014-1048
  • Tweeting biomedicine: An analysis of tweets and citations in the biomedical literature DOI: 10.1002/asi.23101
  • The life sciences in German-Chinese cooperation: An institutional-level co-publication analysis DOI: 10.1007/s11192-013-1147-9
  • The publication landscape of German corporate governance research: A bibliometric analysis EID: 2-s2.0-84880487123
  • Do Altmetrics Work? Twitter and Ten Other Social Web Services DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064841
  • Altmetrics: Present and future - panel DOI: 10.1002/meet.14505001013
  • Using social bookmarks and tags as alternative indicators of journal content description DOI: 10.5210/fm.v17i11.4110
  • Reasons for and developments in international scientific collaboration: does an Asia-Pacific research area exist from a bibliometric point of view? ISSN: 0138-9130
  • Applying social bookmarking data to evaluate journal usage DOI: 10.1016/j.joi.2011.04.002
  • Social bookmarking in STM putting services to the acid test EID: 2-s2.0-78650572562
  • Bibliometric Analysis of the Asia-Pacific Research Area: Issues and Results
  • C 10 Sziento- und bibliometrische Verfahren DOI: 10.1515/9783110258264.479
  • Analyzing Scientific Periodicals beyond the Impact Factor DOI: 10.1515/9783110255553

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