David Stuart

Writer, Researcher, and Consultant


journal articles

Echeverria, M., Stuart, D., & Blanke, T. (2015). Medical theses and derivative articles: dissemination of contents and publication patterns. Scientometrics, 102(1), 559-586.

Angus, E., Stuart, D. , & Thelwall, M. (2010). Flickr's potential as an academic image resource: an exploratory study. Journal of Librarianship & Information Science, 42(4), 268-278.

Thelwall, M., Klitkou, A., Verbeek, A., Stuart, D., & Vincent, C. (2010). Policy-relevant webometrics for individual scientific fields: A theoretical framework. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(7), 1464-1475.

Park, H.W., Park, S.J., Stuart, D. & Lee, S.W. (2009).  Understanding WeboNaver: API-based search tool for the Naver search engine. Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society, 11(6), 3427-3440.

Angus, E., Thelwall, M., & Stuart, D. (2008). General patterns of tag usage among university groups in Flickr. Online Information Review, 32(1), 89-101.

Stuart, D., Thelwall, M., & Harries, G. (2007). UK academic web links and collaboration - an exploratory study. Journal of Information Science, 33(2), 231-246. [Abstract].

Thelwall, M., & Stuart, D. (2007). RUOK? Blogging communication technologies during crises. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 12(2), article 9.

Stuart, D., & Thelwall, M. (2006). Investigating triple helix relationships using URL citations: a case study of the UK West Midlands automobile industry. Research Evaluation, 15(2), 97-106.

Thelwall, M., & Stuart, D. (2006). Web crawling ethics revisited: Cost, privacy, and denial of service. JASIST, 57(13), 1771-1779.

Oppenheim, C., & Stuart, D. (2004). Is there a correlation between investment in an academic library and a higher education institution's ratings in the Research Assessment Exercise? Aslib Proceedings, 56(3), 156-165. [Abstract].

Column/Guest EDitorials

Stuart, D. (2015 - forthcoming) Finding ‘Good Enough’ Metrics for the UK’s Research Excellence Framework. Online Information Review, 39(2).

Stuart, D. (2014) Openness in scholarly research: LIS should  be leading by example. Online Information Review, 38(6).

PHD Thesis

Stuart, D. (2008). Web Manifestations of Knowledge-Based Innovation Systems in the UK. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Wolverhampton: U.K.


Stuart, D. (2015 - forthcoming). Ontologies for Information Professionals. London: Facet Publishing.

Stuart, D. (2014). Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals. London: Facet Publishing.

Basset, H., Stuart, D., & Silber, D. (2012). From Web 2.0 to Semantic Search and Social Media: Experiences of the pharmaceutical industry. Cambridge: Chandos Publishing.

Stuart, D. (2011). Facilitating Access to the Web of Data: A guide for librarians. London: Facet Publishing. [Amazon] [Chapter 1].

Book Chapters

Stuart, D. (2015). The Web impact of cultural heritage institutions. In B. Showers (ed.), Library Analytics and Metrics: Using data to drive decisions and services. London: Facet.

Stuart, D. (2012). FOAF Within UK Academic Web Space: A Webometric Analysis of the Semantic Web. In G. Widen, & K. Holmberg (eds.), Social Information Research (pp.173 -191). Bingley, UK: Emerald.

Thelwall, M. & Stuart, D. (2009). Social Network Sites: An Exploration of Features and Diversity. In P. Zaphiris, & C.S. Ang (eds.), Social Computing and Virtual Communities (pp.265-284). Madrid: CINDOC. [Amazon].


Centre for Research in Social Policy (2010). Literature Review to Inform the Future Digitisation of Jobcentre Plus Service Delivery. Jobcentre Plus.

Idea Consult (2009). The Use of Webometrics for the Analysis of Knowledge Flows within the European Research Area. European Commission.

WISER (2005). Web Indicators for Scientific, Technological and Innovation Research. European Union.

Conference papers

Echeverria, M., Stuart, D., & Blanke, T. (2015 - forthcoming). Potential predictability of references in the identification of derivative articles from doctoral theses. 10th International CALIBER 2015.

Stuart, D., Aitken, B., Abbott, D., Chassanoff, A., Hedges, M., & McHugh, A. (2011). Content Models for Enhancement and Sustainability: Creating a generic framework for digital resources in the arts and humanities. In E. Garcia-Barriocanal et al. (eds.): Metadata and Semantic Research 2011, CCIS 240. pp. 234-244.

Stuart, D., & Thelwall, M. (2007). University-industry-government relationships manifested through MSN reciprocal links. In D. Torres-Salinas, & H. F. Moed (eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics: Vol. 2. (pp.731-735). Madrid: CINDOC.

Stuart, D., & Thelwall, M. (2005). What can university-to-government web links reveal about university-government collaborations? In P. Ingwersen, & B. Larsen (eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics: Vol. 1. (pp.188-192). Stockholm: Karolinska University Press.

Book reviews

Stuart, D. (2014). Bibliographic Information Organization in the Semantic Web. Online Information Review, 38(6), 832-833.

Stuart, D. (2014). SPAM: A Shadow History of the Internet. Online Information Review, 38(4), 594-595.

Stuart, D. (2014). 10 PRINT CHR$ (205.5+RND(1));: GOTO 10. Online Information Review, 38(1), 154-155.

Stuart, D. (2013). Google and the Culture of Search - Book Review. Online Information Review, 37(4), 661.

Stuart, D. (2013). Social Media: Usage and Impact - Book Review. Online Information Review, 37(3), 486-487.

Stuart, D. (2013). Mob Rule Learning: Camps, Unconferences and Trashing the Talking Head - Book Review. Online Information Review, 36(6), 933-934.

Stuart, D. (MISSING IN ACTION). Web 2.0 Tools and Strategies for Archives and Local History Collections - Book Review. Library Hi Tech News.

Stuart, D. (2011). Envisioning Future Academic Library Services: Initiatives, Ideas and Challenges - Book Review. Collection Building, 30(3), 140.

Stuart, D. (2010). Blogging and Other Social Media - Book Review. Online Information Review, 34(2), 351-352.

Stuart, D. (2010). Virtual Worlds, Real Libraries: Librarians and Educators in Second Life and Other Multi-user Virtual Environments - Book Review. Library Hi Tech, 28(1), 174-175.

Stuart, D. (2009). Bibliometrics and Citation Analysis: from the Science Citation Index to cybermetrics - Book Review. Italics.

Stuart, D. (2009). Knowledge Networks: The social software perspective - Book Review. Online Information Review, 33(6), 1204-1205.

Stuart, D. (2009). Routledge Handbook of Internet Politics - Book Review. Online Information Review, 33(4), 840-841.

Stuart, D. (2009). The Blogging Revolution - Book Review. Online Information Review, 33(2), 396.

Stuart, D. (2008). The Revolution Will Not be Downloaded: Dissent in the Digital Age - Book Review. Library Hi Tech, 26(3), 488-489.

Stuart, D. (2008). Digital Media and Democracy: Tactics in Hard Times - Book Review. Online Information Review, 32(5), 689-690.






As a researcher I regularly publish research papers and book reviews in peer-reviewed academic journals, as well as speaking at international conferences.

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