Cassidy Sugimoto

Cassidy Sugimoto

Associate Professor, School of Informatics and Computing

Education

  • Ph.D., Information and Library Science, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2007-2010
  • M.S., Library Science, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005-2007
  • B.Mus., Music Performance, Music Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2005

Research interests

Sugimoto researches within the domain of scholarly communication and scientometrics. She examines the ways in which knowledge is produced, disseminated, and rewarded. She has co-edited four volumes and has published 70 journal articles on this topic. Her work has been presented at numerous conferences and has received research funding from the National Science Foundation, Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the Sloan Foundation, among other agencies. Sugimoto is actively involved in teaching and service and has been rewarded in these areas with an Indiana University Trustees Teaching award (2014) and a national service award from the Association for Information Science and Technology (2009). She is currently President of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics. Sugimoto has an undergraduate degree in music performance, an M.S. in library science, and a Ph.D. in information and library science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Awards

  • Committee on Institutional Cooperation Academic Leadership Program Fellow (2014-2015)
  • Indiana University Trustees Excellence in Teaching Award (April 2014)
  • ALISE/Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Award (January 2011)
  • James M. Cretsos Leadership Award, ASIS&T (November 2009)
  • ALISE 2009 Best Paper Award (June 2009)
  • SLIS Outstanding Service to School Award (May 2007)
  • Senator of the Year, Graduate and Professional Student Federation (March 2006)
  • UNC-Chapel Hill Concerto Competition Winner (November 2002)
  • Beta Phi Mu (inducted May 2011)
  • Order of the Grail-Valkyries (inducted April 2007)
  • Alpha Epsilon Lambda (inducted April 2006)
  • Frank Porter Graham Honor Society (inducted March 2006)
  • Kalp Fellowship (August 2009-April 2010)
  • UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate School Doctoral Merit Assistantship (August 2007-April 2008)
  • SLIS Carnegie Grant (December 2007)
  • Graduate School Transportation Grant (November 2007)
  • Music Library Association, Kevin Freeman Travel Grant (October 2005)
  • Southeast Chapter of the Music Library Association, Travel Grant (October 2005)

Representative publications

Do altmetrics work? Twitter and ten other social web services.(2013)
Mike Thelwall, Stefanie Haustein, Vincent Larivière and Cassidy R Sugimoto
PloS one, 8 (5), e64841

Bibliometrics: Global gender disparities in science.(2013)
Vincent Larivière, Chaoqun Ni, Yves Gingras, Blaise Cronin and Cassidy R Sugimoto
Nature News, 504 (7479), 211

Bias in peer review.(2013)
Carole J Lee, Cassidy R Sugimoto, Guo Zhang and Blaise Cronin
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 64 (1), 17-Feb

Tweeting biomedicine: An analysis of tweets and citations in the biomedical literature.(2014)
Stefanie Haustein, Isabella Peters, Cassidy R Sugimoto, Mike Thelwall and Vincent Larivière
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 65 (4), 656-669

Mapping world scientific collaboration: Authors, institutions, and countries.(2012)
Ali Gazni, Cassidy R Sugimoto and Fereshteh Didegah
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63 (2), 323-335

Big data, bigger dilemmas: A critical review.(2015)
Hamid Ekbia, Michael Mattioli, Inna Kouper, Gary Arave, Ali Ghazinejad, Timothy Bowman ...
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66 (8), 1523-1545

The cognitive structure of library and information science: Analysis of article title words.(2011)
Staša Milojević, Cassidy R Sugimoto, Erjia Yan and Ying Ding
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62 (10), 1933-1953

Scholarly use of social media and altmetrics: A review of the literature.(2017)
Cassidy R Sugimoto, Sam Work, Vincent Larivière and Stefanie Haustein
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68 (9), 2037-2062

Tweets as impact indicators: Examining the implications of automated “bot” accounts on T witter.(2016)
Stefanie Haustein, Timothy D Bowman, Kim Holmberg, Andrew Tsou, Cassidy R Sugimoto and Vincent Larivière
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 67 (1), 232-238

A bibliometric chronicling of library and information science's first hundred years.(2012)
Vincent Larivière, Cassidy R Sugimoto and Blaise Cronin
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63 (5), 997-1016

Beyond bibliometrics: Harnessing multidimensional indicators of scholarly impact.(2014)
Blaise Cronin and Cassidy R Sugimoto
MIT Press.

Team size matters: Collaboration and scientific impact since 1900.(2015)
Vincent Larivière, Yves Gingras, Cassidy R Sugimoto and Andrew Tsou
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66 (7), 1323-1332

The shifting sands of disciplinary development: Analyzing North American Library and Information Science dissertations using latent Dirichlet allocation.(2011)
Cassidy R Sugimoto, Daifeng Li, Terrell G Russell, S Craig Finlay and Ying Ding
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62 (1), 185-204

Scientists popularizing science: characteristics and impact of TED talk presenters.(2013)
Cassidy R Sugimoto, Mike Thelwall, Vincent Larivière, Andrew Tsou, Philippe Mongeon and Benoit Macaluso
PloS one, 8 (4), e62403

P‐Rank: An indicator measuring prestige in heterogeneous scholarly networks.(2011)
Erjia Yan, Ying Ding and Cassidy R Sugimoto
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62 (3), 467-477