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Library Invites Your Feedback for Two New ACS Journals

The Library is reviewing the following two ACS journals for possible addition to our collection, and would appreciate your input. Please submit your comments about the usefulness of the following two journals to your research by COB November 28th.

ACS Photonic promo poster

Click poster for ACS Photonics (left) and ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (right) for larger image.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Altmetrics 101: how to make the most of supplementary impact metrics

Friday, Nov. 21, 10am, Precision Measurement Building (PMB), 1A116

Altmetrics 101 poster

Come see this LIVE seminar on the benefit of altmetrics with visiting presenter Stacy Konkiel of Impactstory.org.

For information on altmetrics, see the Winter 2013 edition of the Liaison Newsletter and Wikipedia. For a PDF of the poster, click on the image at right.

Note: For those not able to enter using their CAC card, Library staff will be posted at the front entrance of PMB to let you in.

Added 11/12

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Nature Communications New Open Access Model

Nature CommunicationsOn October 20th, 2014 Nature Communications started its transition to become a fully open access journal. All papers submitted on or after the 20th will require authors to pay an article processing charge (APC), and will be openly accessible on the journals website once published. Papers published or submitted prior to that date will remain on the subscription model throughout 2015. Nature Communications is the first Nature-branded journal to become open access.

Benefits include:

Click here for information on article submission and here for information on APCs.

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Nature’s Top 100 Papers of All Time

Nature has released a study of the 100 most highly-cited science papers of all time. These were determined from citation counts in Web of Science (WoS) for roughly 58 million items. Results of the study include:

Nature Publishing Group LogoNature also evaluated Google Scholar Rankings and found that two-thirds of Google’s top 100 cited works are books, and that one-third of the top 100 journal articles differ from those identified by Web of Science, with more entries representing the fields of economics and psychology.

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