Jiang Li
Department:Information Management Science
Professional Title:Professor
Duty:Doctoral supervisor,Master supervisor
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Personal profile
work experience
May, 2018 – present Nanjing University Nanjing Full Professor Research on Scientometrics May, 2011 – April, 2018 Zhejiang University Hangzhou Assistant & Associate Professor
Research field
Jiang LI
Education background

September, 2007 – June, 2010        Nanjing University & The University of Sheffield (2008-2009, as a visiting student)

                                                        PhD, Information Science

                                                        Research topics: Scientometrics

September, 2005 – June, 2007        Wuhan University

                                                        Master, Information Science

                                                        Research topics: Scientometrics

September, 2001 – June, 2005        Wuhan University

                                                        Bachelor, Information Management and Information Systems

Representative works
Jiang LI. (2018). China's humanities and social sciences and their ways towards the world. Hangzhou: Zhejiang University Press.

Representative thesis

SSCI indexed publications

24. Zhao, Z., Bu, Y., Kang, L., Min, C., Bian, Y., Tang, L., & Li, J.(*) (2020). An investigation of the relationship between scientists’ mobility to/from China and their research performance. Journal of Informetrics14(2), 101037.

23. Ruan, X., Zhu, Y., Li, J., & Cheng, Y. (2020). Predicting the citation counts of individual papers via a BP neural network. Journal of Informetrics14(3), 101039.

22. Huang, C., Yue, X., Chen, J., Xu, W., Li, J.(*) (2019). The effect of “open access” on journal impact factors: A causal analysis of medical journals. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 533, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2019.122043.

21. Xie, J., Gong, K., Li, J. et al. Scientometrics (2019) 119: 1429. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-019-03094-z

20. Min, C. , Ding, Y. , Li, J. , Bu, Y. , Pei, L. and Sun, J. (2018), Innovation or imitation: The diffusion of citations. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 69: 1271-1282. doi:10.1002/asi.24047

19. Liu, M., Hu, X., & Li, J. (*) (2018). Knowledge flow in china’s humanities and social sciences. Quality & Quantity,52(2), 607-626.

18. Liu, M., Shi, D., & Li, J. (*) (2017). Double-edged sword of interdisciplinary knowledge flow from hard sciences to humanities and social sciences: evidence from china.Plos One,12(9), e0184977.

17. Shi, D., Rousseau, R., Yang, L., Li, J. (*) (2017). A journal’s impact factor is influenced by changes in publication delays of citing journals. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST),68(3), 780-789.

16. Li, J. (*), & Shi, D. (2016). Sleeping beauties in genius work: when were they awakened? Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 67(2), 432–440.

15. Sun, J., Min, C., & Li, J. (*) (2016). A vector for measuring obsolescence of scientific articles. Scientometrics, 107(2), 745-757.

14. Li, J. (*), & Ye, F. Y. (2016). Distinguishing sleeping beauties in science.Scientometrics,108(2), 821-828.

13. Li, J. (*), & Li, Y. (2015). Patterns and evolution of coauthorship in China’s humanities and social sciences. Scientometrics, 102(3), 1997-2010.

12. Huang, C., Su, J., Xie, X., Ye, X., Li, Z., Porter, A., Li, J. (*). (2015). A bibliometric study of China’s science and technology policies: 1949-2010. Scientometrics, 102(2), 1521-1539.

11. Li, J. (*), Qiao, L., Li, W., Jin, Y. (2015). Rejoinder to“Chinese-language articles are biased in citations”. Journal of Informetrics, 9(3), 591.

10. Li, J. (*), Qiao, L., Li, W., Jin, Y. (2014). Chinese-language articles are not biased in citations: Evidences from Chinese-English bilingual journals inScopus and Web of Science. Journal of Informetrics, 8(4), 912-916.

9. Li, J., Shi, D., Zhao, S. X., Ye, F. Y. (2014). A study of the“heartbeat spectra”for“sleeping beauties”. Journal of Informetrics, 8(3), 493-502.

8. Li, J. (*). (2014). Citation curves of“all-elements-sleeping-beauties”:“flash in the pan”first and then“delayed recognition”. Scientometrics, 100(2), 595-601.

7. Huang, C., Su, J., Xie, X., Li, J. (*). (2014). Basic research is overshadowed by applied research in China: a policy perspective. Scientometrics, 99(3), 501-507.

6. Li, J. & Ye, Y. (2014). A Probe into the Citation Patterns of High-quality and High-impact Publications. Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science, 19(2), 31-47.

5. Zhao, X., Zhang, L., Li, J., et al. (2014). Abstracting the Core Subnet of Weighted Networks Based on Link Strengths. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 65(5), 984-994.

4. Li, J. & Ye, Y. (2012). The phenomenon of all-elements-sleeping-beauties in scientific literature. Scientometrics, 92(3), 795-799.

3. Li, J., Sanderson, M., Willett, P., Norris, M., & Oppenheim, C. (2010). Ranking of Library and Information Science Researchers: Comparison of Data Sources for Correlating Citation Data and Expert Judgments. Journal of Informetrics, 4(4), 554-563.

2. Li, J. & Willett, P. (2010). Bibliometric analysis of Chinese research in Cyclisation, Maldi-Tof and Antibiotics. Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, 50(1), 22-29.

1. Li, J. & Willett, P. (2009). ArticleRank: A PageRank-based alternative to numbers of citations for analyzing citation networks. Aslib Proceedings, 61(6), 605-618.

International conference proceedings

1.Zhao, Z., Li, J., Bu, Y., Min, C., Kang, L.,Bian, Y.Scientists’ Academic Disruptiveness Significantly Increased After They Moved to China.Melbourne,2019

2.Min,C., Wang,Y., Bu,Y., Kang,K., Sun,J., Li,J.Why are some studies more popular in social media?Maryland,2019

3.Zhao, Z.,Kang,L., Min,C., Bu,Y,Bian,Y., Li,J.Which courses to follow? On the relationship between the mobility of China-connected scholars and their academic performance.Rome,2019

4.Zhao,Z.,&Li,J.A scientist’s earliest collaborators are most likely to collaborate with him/her again.Dalian,2019

5.Kang,L.,Luo,B.,Min,C.,Zhou,Q.,Zhang,C.,Li,J. Which measurements are most relevant to peer review? Combodia,2019

6.Huang, C., Yue, X., Chen, J., Xu, W., Li, J.(*) The effect of“open access”on journal impact factors: A causal analysis of medical journals. Wuhan: 16ISSI, 2017. 10. 16-20.

7. Sun, J., Min, C., Li, J.(*). A vector for measuring obsolescence of scientific articles. Istanbul: 15ISSI, 2015.6.28-7.3.

Research project

NSFC 71673242: Knowledge path in interdisciplinary research.

NSFC 71203193: Interdisciplinary knowledge diffusion.

Teaching situation

Undergraduate courses:

Information Theory

Introduction to Informetrics

Graduate courses:

Research frontiers of library and information science

Quantitative information analysis

Social Appointments

Associate editor of Journal of Informetrics.

Editorial board member of Scientometrics.