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 Library News

The origin of the JCRNew 
by Wetzel, BarbaraNo presence information
 5/24/2018 8:13 AM
The Technical Library updates their Journal Quartile Tool annually, when the Journal Citation Report is released. Find out more about JCR and Journal Impact Factors, their meaning, value, and imperfections, plus how and why they were created by Eugene...
ACS webinar "NSF's Big Ideas" available 
by Wetzel, BarbaraNo presence information
 4/30/2018 10:27 AM
The edited recording and presentation slides for the ACS Webinar "NSF's Big Ideas: Understanding the Rules of Life and the Quantum Leap" have just been posted and will be available open access for a limited time only. This webinar was co-produced...
An editor's advice for writing a good scientific paper 
by Wetzel, BarbaraNo presence information
 4/25/2018 3:39 PM
Dr. Sacha Vignieri, Senior Editor at Science and keynote presenter at Publishing Summit 2018, tweets 25 tips for communicating your science more effectively: Before you write (BYW): When you write (WYW); and When you submit (WYS).
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 Understanding Your Scholarly Health


A routine publication exam is an essential part of understanding your overall scholarly health. With these 5 tasks, you can be proactive about measuring your publication impact! Click the image below to download the file for more details.

  1. Familiarize yourself with Snowball Metrics.
  2. Curate profiles that contain publication metrics.
  3. Get to know sources for altmetrics.
  4. Find out who is citing your work.
  5. Create a strategy around benchmarking yourself.