February 2014 - News Archive
The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) was drafted in December 2012 by a committee of editors and publishers concerned with the way in which journal impact factors unfairly skew the evaluation of scientific research output. Recommendations for overcoming deficiencies with impact factors include:
To read and sign the declaration, click here.
Thomson-Reuters recently upgraded its Web of Science interface. To familiarize Boulder Labs users, the Library has added a webinar on updates and new features for the interface, as well as basic search and access to metrics like the h-index. There will be two dates:
For more information, contact Aric Villarreal firstname.lastname@example.org, x3003.
The Library has obtained a one-year trial period for 2014 for the Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application. This new E-journal focuses on advances in statistical methods and the computational tools used to apply them. Please submit your comments on the usefulness of this journal to BoulderLabs.Main.Library@noaa.gov. Your feedback will guide our decision on retaining the journal following the trial period. Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application is available from the Library’s E-journals page.
The American Chemical Society now features Editors’ Choice, in which ACS editors select one peer-reviewed article per day to be freely available online. Articles are selected across all ACS publications and remain free in perpetuity. Editors’ Choice features include:
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