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Publish or Perish Anne-Wil Harzing - Sat 6 Feb 2016 16:10 (updated Tue 19 Nov 2019 17:03) Are you applying for tenure, promotion or a new job? Do you need to prepare for your performance appraisal? Publish or Perish is designed to help individual academics to present their case for research impact to its best advantage, even if you have very few citations. You can also use it to decide which journals to submit to, to prepare for a job interview, to do a literature review, to do bibliometric research, to write laudatios or obituaries, or to do some homework before meeting your academic hero.

*Improving access and delivery of academic content - a survey of current & emerging trends Recently the CWTS Leiden Rankings for 2020 was released and like many institution rankings , it used common research indicators such as PP(top 1%). The number and the proportion of a university’s publications that, compared with other publications in the same field and in the same year, belong to the top 1% most frequently cited. More importantly it included less commonly seen indicators like Open Access Indicators and Gender Indicators. Academic Search Engines Additional Resources Information and Tips A note on Authoritative PlumX Metrics - Plum Analytics PlumX Metrics allows you to get more value from an institutional repository (IR) by embedding the altmetrics about your research directly into the IR. These altmetrics are about the different versions of the same article – not just the one in the IR, so your authors can see the impact and reach of their research in just one place. This makes your IR a more valuable place for research and encourages your authors to deposit their articles and other research. Embed metrics where you need them. The PlumX metrics come to you.

How can blogging help research make an impact beyond academia? Illustrative examples from the LSE blogs Previous posts in our series on the Impact of LSE Blogs project examined the effects of blogging on the academic sphere, looking more closely at citations to the original research outputs and also to the blog posts themselves. But what about the effects of blogging beyond academia, on the public sphere? In the final post of the series, Kieran Booluck recounts some examples of how LSE blogs have helped primary academic research to be discovered and used, and also revisits those posts that have demonstrated the blogs’ huge potential to extend the reach of research. Earlier this summer, Carlos Arrebola and Amy Mollett introduced the Impact of LSE Blogs project, which sought to investigate the role of LSE’s public-facing academic blogs as channels of academic communication.

Virtual Voice Assistants: LTR: Win Shih and Erin RiveroVol 56, No 4 (2020) DOI: Open Access Subscription Access Library Technology Reports vol. 56, no. 4 (May/June 2020), "Virtual Voice Assistants," by Win Shih and Erin Rivero Search Engines:Research Aid Databases From Topical Search Wiki Academic Ranking Journals characteristics SHERPA Databases RoMEO – A database of publisher's policies regarding the self- archiving of journal articles on the web and in Open Access repositories. JULIET – A database of funders archiving mandates and guidelines. [2]CofactorJournalGuideGenamics JournalSeek – A catalog of research journals including journal description, abbreviation, homepage link, subject category and ISSN. Reference works Scholars social networks CrossRef – An authoritative catalog of primary research publications. JournalTOCs – A catalog of academic journals tables of contents (TOCs) RSS feeds.

ROMEO - Research Western ROMEO is an online management system Western uses to manage human research ethics submissions. Western, St. Joseph’s Health Care London and Lawson Health Science Centre researchers/investigators use ROMEO to submit proposed research studies to the office of Human Research Ethics. *Please note: ROMEO is not compatible with Safari; please choose an alternate browser.* Earth - Your life on earth Explore BBC Earth's unique interactive, personalised just to you. Find out how, since the date of your birth, your life has progressed; including how many times your heart has beaten, and how far you have travelled through space. Investigate how the world around you has changed since you've been alive; from the amount the sea has risen, and the tectonic plates have moved, to the number of earthquakes and volcanoes that have erupted. Grasp the impact we've had on the planet in your lifetime; from how much fuel and food we've used to the species we've discovered and endangered. And see how the BBC was there with you, capturing some of the most amazing wonders of the natural world.

For academics, what matters more: journal prestige or readership? With more than 30,000 academic journals now in circulation, academics can have a hard time figuring out where to submit their work for publication. The decision is made all the more difficult by the sky-high pressure of today’s academic environment—including working toward tenure and trying to secure funding, which can depend on a researcher’s publication record. So, what does a researcher prioritize?

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