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New & updated resources - Essential Science Indicators & Journal Citation Reports

SGUL have access to a new resource from Thomson Reuters –  Essential Science Indicators (ESI) which provides information on highly cited research. Further, Thomson Reuters have also released an update to… 218 more words


Finding Articles: How To Get Out Of The Weeds

By Filip Maljkovic (Own work) , via Wikimedia Commons

Do you sometimes feel like you’re in the weeds when you’re searching for an article in the library databases? 220 more words

Chicago PUG with Bruce

Last Wednesday we had our Chicago Postgres User Group, and this time it was something special – Bruce Momjan  presented a talk “YeSQL: Battling the NoSQL Hype Cycle with Postgres”. 286 more words


Databases vs Spreadsheets

A few years ago when interviewing someone for a junior database administration role, the candidate asked me:

“What does a database look like?”

To an IT professional that might sound like a bit of a stupid question, but considering I’ve been asked it several times since, I guess it means that most people don’t really know what a database is. 477 more words


Episode 86 – Assessing learners. What’s better – checklists or global scores?

In this episode: Jon shares a paper comparing Checklists Vs Global rating scales. All 3 hosts give this paper 5 out of 5 for Methodology. 36 more words

KeyLIME Podcast

8. Many Thanks

Sorting and charting,
Are infinitely simpler,
Thanks to you, Excel.

-Drew B.