Dr. Stefanie Haustein is a co-director of the ScholCommLab as well as an associate professor at the School of Information Studies at the University of Ottawa. Her research focuses on scholarly communication, bibliometrics, altmetrics, and open science.

Stefanie is an associate member of the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie (CIRST) and researcher at the Canada Research Chair on the Transformations of Scholarly Communication, Université de Montréal and the Observatoire des sciences et des technologies (OST), Université de Québec à Montréal.

She 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. Stefanie has previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Université de Montréal and as a bibliometric analyst at Science-Metrix, Canada as well as Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany.

Stefanie tweets as @stefhaustein.

Select Publications

Alperin, J. P., Hanson, E. W., Shores, K., & Haustein, S. (2017, July 28). Twitter bot surveys: A discrete choice experiment to increase response rates. 2017 International Conference on Social Media & Society, Toronto. https://doi.org/10.1145/3097286.3097313
Toupin, R., & Haustein, S. (2018). A climate of sharing: Who are the users engaging with climate research on Twitter? Altmetrics18 Workshop, 5th Altmetrics Conference, London, UK. https://figshare.com/articles/Altmetrics18_Toupin_Haustein/7166393
Shu, F., Mongeon, P., Haustein, S., Siler, K., Alperin, J. P., & Larivière, V. (2018). Is it such a big deal? On the cost of journal use in the digital era. College & Research Libraries, 79(6), 785–798. https://doi.org/10.5860/crl.79.6.785
Zahedi, Z., & Haustein, S. (2018). On the relationships between bibliographic characteristics of scientific documents and citation and Mendeley readership counts: A large-scale analysis of Web of Science publications. Journal of Informetrics, 12(1), 191–202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joi.2017.12.005
Piwowar, H., Priem, J., Larivière, V., Alperin, J. P., Matthias, L., Norlander, B., Farley, A., West, J., & Haustein, S. (2018). The state of OA: A large-scale analysis of the prevalence and impact of Open Access articles. PeerJ, 6, e4375. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4375
Siler, K., Haustein, S., Smith, E., Larivière, V., & Alperin, J. P. (2018). Authorial and institutional stratification in open access publishing: the case of global health research. PeerJ, 6, e4269. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4269
Haustein, S. (2019). Scholarly Twitter metrics. In W. Glänzel, H. F. Moed, U. Schmoch, & M. Thelwall (Eds.), Springer Handbook of Science and Technology Indicators (pp. 729–760). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02511-3_28
Alperin, J. P., Gomez, C. J., & Haustein, S. (2019). Identifying diffusion patterns of research articles on Twitter: A case study of online engagement with open access articles. Public Understanding of Science, 28(1), 2–18. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963662518761733
Dorsch, I., Ebrahimzadeh, S., Jeffrey, A., & Haustein, S. (2020). Metrics Literacies: Introduction of researcher personas for the understanding and use of scholarly metrics (Version v1). Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4046019
Haustein, S. (2020). Metrics Literacies research project mapped to Knowledge two Action (K2A) framework. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4029695
Enkhbayar, A., Haustein, S., Barata, G., & Alperin, J. P. (2020). How much research shared on Facebook happens outside of public pages and groups? A comparison of public and private online activity around PLOS ONE papers. Quantitative Science Studies, 1(2), 749–770. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1162/qss_a_00044
Jeffrey, A., Dorsch, I., Ebrahimzadeh, S., & Haustein, S. (2021, January 27). Metrics Literacies: Improving understanding and use of scholarly metrics in academia. Ontario Library Association Super Conference, online.
Ninkov, A., Gregory, K., Peters, I., & Haustein, S. (2021, April 30). Datasets on DataCite - an Initial Bibliometric Investigation. International Conference on Scientometrics & Informatics (ISSI 2021), Leuven, Belgium. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.5281/ZENODO.4730857
Dorsch, I., Jeffrey, A., Ebrahimzadeh, S., Maggio, L. A., & Haustein, S. (2021). Metrics Literacies: On the State of the Art of Multimedia Scholarly Metrics Education. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics, 1465–1466. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.5281/ZENODO.5101306
Jeffrey, A., Maggio, L. A., Haustein, S., & Samuel, A. (2022). Qualitative coding of brief videos that teach about the h-index. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5885191
Maggio, L. A., Jeffrey, A., Haustein, S., & Samuel, A. (2022). Becoming metrics literate: An analysis of brief videos that teach about the h-index. bioRxiv. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.01.21.477291
Maggio, L. A., Jeffrey, A., Haustein, S., & Samuel, A. (2022). Becoming metrics literate: An analysis of brief videos that teach about the h-index. PLOS ONE, 17(5), e0268110. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0268110