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Article, author and journal metrics: what librarians need to know: a reflection on the webcast

I  recently watched this webcast, using the learning site Bright Talk. AS a student librarian who has not worked in the field, a lot of it was a little irrelevant for me at this stage, but I did find it interesting and informative. 77 more words

Professional Development

Evaluation of Scopus

Scopus is a bibliometric tool which covers peer-reviewed literature, scientific journals, conference proceedings and books. Its coverage encompasses physical sciences, life sciences, social sciences and health sciences which appears to be an extensive range. 507 more words


What's the point of the h-index? UPDATED

UPDATE: I’ve increased the sample size of EEB scientists I used in the analysis.


Over at the Dynamic Ecology blog yesterday, Jeremy Fox posted… 1,083 more words


Biodiversity Conservation Research: 2016 Top Ten


Have you heard of Altmetric? Altmetric is a company who collect and collate the online activity surrounding scholarly content. How many people have tweeted an article? 1,152 more words

Information Skills

#CiteScore: a new #metric to help you choose the right journal

Elsevier’s new metrics provide comprehensive, transparent, current insights into journal impact. Impact is important when it comes to deciding which journal to publish in. But it’s impossible to get a true picture of impact using a single metric alone. 93 more words

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Text mining PubMed using R - a case study


For a couple of years, I've been doing research in the field of psychooncology, which basically is “concerned both with the effects of cancer on a person's psychological health as well as the social and behavioral factors that may affect the disease process of cancer and/or the remission of it.” The most influential psycho-oncological journal is named… 1,913 more words


Publication cultures in economic, business and financial history: Comparing apples and oranges?

1.)Quantifying the heterogeneity of publication cultures in economic, business and financial history

by Eline Poelmans and Sandra Rousseau, Faculty of Economics and Business, KU Leuven, campus Brussels… 1,682 more words

Economic History