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Peiling Wang

Peiling Wang


443 Communications Bldg.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Research Methodologies and Methods
  • Database Management
  • Information Seeking Behaviors
  • Data Analytics
  • Bibliometrics
  • Open Peer Review in Open Science

Courses taught:

  • INSC 504, Research Methods
  • INSC 584, Database Management System
  • INSC 592, Data Analytics
  • INSC 505, ePortfolio
  • INSC 384, Database Design

My favorite thing about working at SIS is:

To teach is to learn again; to research is to see beyond; to serve is to utilize my learning and research.

Professional Memberships:

  • Association for Information Science & Technology
  • International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics
  • Association for Library and Information Science Education

Select Publications:

  • Peiling Wang and Jing Su (2022) “Expert-Recommended Biomedical Journal Articles: Their Retractions or Corrections, and Post-Retraction Citing.” Journal of Information Science, doi:10.1177/01655515221074329. [JIF: 3.282; Google Scholar rank: 5/20 in Library and Information Science]
  • Peiling Wang and Jing Su (2021). Post-publication expert recommendations in Faculty Opinions (F1000Prime): Recommended articles and their citations. Journal of Informetrics. doi: 10.1016/j.joi.2021.101174 [JIF: 6.145]
  • Dietmar Wolfram, Peiling Wang, & Fuad Abuzahra (2021). An exploration of referees’ comments published in open peer review journals: Characteristics of review language and the association between review scrutiny and citations. Research Evaluation. 1-9. doi: 10.1093/reseval/rvab005. [JIF: 2.706]
  • Peiling Wang, Joshua Williams, Nan Zhang, & Qiang Wu (2020). F1000Prime recommended articles and their citations: An exploratory study of four journals, Scientometrics. 122: 933-955. doi :10.1007/s11192-019-03302-w. Open Access. [JIF: 3.238)
  • Peiling Wang (c2001). Methodologies and methods for user behavioral research. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, Vol. 34, 1999, 53-99.
  • Peiling Wang and Dagobert Soergel (1998). A cognitive model of document use during a research project. Study I: Document selection, JASIS, Vol. 49, No. 2, 115-133. (Best JASIS Paper Award)