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Graduate School Workshops in February 2015

We have a range of workshops running in February, open to Postgraduate Research Students and Early Career Researchers at UN.  They include short 2 hour workshops in… 214 more words


Scopus vs Web of Science

You may be familiar with Web of Science or Scopus, but do you know what the difference is between them? We asked one of our academic liaison librarians, … 386 more words


What's in a scientist name? Applying onomastics in scientometrics: the case of Cancer Research

The IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence is an international institutional non-profit association of ranking organizations, universities and other bodies interested in university rankings and academic excellence. 164 more words


Unspoken Complicity: Further Comments on Castellani, Pontecorvo and Valente and Rip, Tereza Stöckelová

Author Information: Tereza Stöckelová, Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Sciences, tereza.stockelova@soc.cas.cz

Stöckelová, Tereza. “Unspoken Complicity: Further Comments on Castellani, Pontecorvo and Valente and Rip.” … 1,683 more words

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Social media & publication impact

I regularly hear librarians say that promoting one’s research with social media increases impact, including publication impact. I haven’t read a lot in the area but what I do read leaves me thinking that I don’t understand enough to make a judgement for myself, and are there impact differences according to discipline (particularly for the Engineerings, Spatial Sciences & Urban & Regional Planning – the disciplines with which I work)? 220 more words

A User's Guide To Philosophy Without Rankings

An excellent overview of the current state of the art regarding ranking philosophy PhD programs in Anglo-American colleges and universities – what’s wrong with current rankings and what alternatives are available. 418 more words


On Epistemic Effects: A Reply to Castellani, Pontecorvo and Valente, Arie Rip

Author Information: Arie Rip, University of Twente, a.rip@utwente.nl

Rip, Arie. “On Epistemic Effects: A Reply to Castellani, Pontecorvo and Valente.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective… 2,099 more words

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