Has the Journal Impact Factor had it’s day?
What’s your view? Read Brendan Crabb’s ‘Do not resuscitate: the journal impact factor is dead’ piece in the The Conversation.
Wanfang Data (Trial)
The Library is hosting a trial to Wanfang Data which provides access to three databases covering all subjects from humanities, social sciences to technology. Wanfang Data …
Seven reasons why journals reject papers
Patter blogger Pat Thomson posted a short piece on common reasons why journal papers get rejected. Link to it here Pat is Professor of Education, School of …
‘Science’ editorial on journal impact
An editorial in the journal Science coinciding with the release of the San Francisco declaration on research assessment (DORA).
EndNote iPad – Getting Started guide
Thomson Reuters’ EndNote iPad – getting started guide. http://www.crandon.com.au/EndNote/faq/en_ipadguide.pdf The app for iOS has been discounted in the iTunes store for $US .99 until 31 July
Scopus for researchers
Academics, researchers and graduate students are invited to a demonstration of SciVal Scopus Tuesday 18 June, 2.00-4.00pm Cassandra Sims, Product Sales Manager SciVal & Scopus(Elsevier) will showcase …
Informit EduTV online TV – trial access to 23 May
The Library has a trial to Informit EduTV an online TV streaming resource until 23 May 2013. Informit EduTV includes 10,000 programs including documentaries, drama and series …
NVivo training for UniMelb students and staff
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is offering an introductory course in NVivo 10. The course is open to all current UniMelb students and staff.
Applying for an academic promotion?
Needing to document and demonstrate recognition and impact of your research?
Reaxys workshop (chemistry database)
Thursday 9 May, 9.30 – 11.00am. This session will showcase recent changes to the database and include a mini workshop.
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