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Research Resource: Think Check Submit

There are hundreds of journals that are launched each year, so how do researchers find a journal that is right for them? Think Check SubmitOutside Link is a free checklist for researchers who are looking to find a journal to publish their research. Think Check Submit aims at educating researchers on how to avoid predatory journals by thinking about the journal, and to check the validity of the journal before submitting their article for publication.

For more information on the checklist, please visit Think Check SubmitOutside Link.

Think Check Submit

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February Webinar: Lexis Advance

February Webinar

Join us on February 15th at 12:30PM for a Lexis Advance webinar!

Click on the link below to sign up for this library webinar!

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Research Resource: MarXiv Repository

MarXiv MarXivOutside Link is a free repository for ocean and marine-climate science that is dedicated towards increasing accessibility to pay-walled academic literature in a legal manner. MarXiv does this by encouraging authors to submit their preprint manuscripts, technical reports, and Open Access publications. Some benefitsOutside Link of submitting research to MarXiv are:

For more information, please visit the MarXiv website.

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Research Resource: Kudos

KUDOS Kudos is a free toolkit designed to assist researchers by helping make their research more findable and understandable through social media promotion. This toolkit is different than other research tools because it gives researchers the opportunity to increase accessibility and interest through researcher-created summaries about their research publication, social media share buttons, and analytic tools that help researchers track their research impact. For more information on Kudos, there is a review written by Nature JournalOutside Link, and information about the Kudos toolkit can be found on their websiteOutside Link.

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Website Re-design: Card Sort Usability Test

Would you like to help in redesigning the Library’s website? The Boulder Labs Library is conducting an online card sort usability test to help us develop Website tests should not take longer than 10-15 minutes. If you are interested in participating please click on the link below, or if you have any questions email our Technology Services Librarian, Aurelia.

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Library Webinars Available for Download

Library Webinars

Missed the Library Winter Webinars? No problem. Please visit the links below to download the slides and watch the webinar.

Advanced Searching in Web of Science (WOS) Core Collection

Web of Science (WOS) Core Collection is a multidisciplinary citation index that supports research discovery. This session will cover advanced search tips to help you find journal articles and conference papers relevant to your research. We will cover:

Researcher ID

ResearcherID is a free profiling tool that helps researchers manage their publication identity. Learn how to register for a unique identifier and build your publication lists, track your times cited counts and h-index, identify potential collaborators and avoid author misidentification.

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This Week: Library Winter Webinars

Boulder Labs Library Winter Webinars

Join us this week for our Boulder Labs Library Winter Webinars this Tuesday and Thursday. This Tuesday we have a Web of Science Webinar and this Thursday we have a webinar on Researcher ID.

Advanced Searching in Web of Science Core Collection

January 09, 2018 @ 10AM

Web of Science Core Collection is a multidisciplinary citation index that supports research discovery. This session will cover advanced search tips to help you find journal articles and conference papers relevant to your research. We will cover:


Researcher ID

January 11, 2018 @ 10AM

ResearcherID is a free profiling tool that helps researchers manage their publication identity. Learn how to register for a unique identifier and build your publication lists, track your times cited counts and h-index, identify potential collaborators and avoid author misidentification.

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Science News: CSSR, Fourth National Climate Assessment (NC4R), Volume I & II

CSSR Volume One

The Climate Science Special Report: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume One (NCA4)Outside Link is currently available online. This volume of the CSSR includes an analysis of climate change and the effects on weather and climate across the U.S. and the impacts of climate change across different sectors. NCA4 Volume IIOutside Link is also available online, interested individuals are encouraged to review and comment on the public draft until January 31st, 2018. More information about how to contribute can be found on the “How to ContributeOutside Link” page for the U.S. Global Change Research Program.

There are no print copies of the full report, however, the Branch Library in DSRC 2C407 has a print copy of the executive summary of Volume I available for check out.

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Library News: Early Closing on December 20th

Holiday Closing Hours

The Boulder Labs Library will be closing at 3:30 PM on December 20th. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. On December 21st, we will return to our normal hours, 8 AM - 4:30 PM.

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Research Resource: HeinOnline Email Alerts

HeinOnline now has the capability for users to set up email alerts for similar articles written by a specific author. This new feature is a part of HeinOnline’s new machine learning and natural language processing tools. Researchers can set up email alerts for a specific author and get monthly article updates sent straight to their inbox. For more information, please visit HeinOnline’s BlogOutside Link.

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Library News: Library Winter Webinars

Boulder Labs Library is proud to present two webinars for our library patrons. This month we are offering webinars on Web of Science and Researcher ID.

Advanced Searching in Web of Science Core Collection

January 09, 2018 @ 10AM

Web of Science Core Collection is a multidisciplinary citation index that supports research discovery. This session will cover advanced search tips to help you find journal articles and conference papers relevant to your research. We will cover:


Researcher ID

January 11, 2018 @ 10AM

ResearcherID is a free profiling tool that helps researchers manage their publication identity. Learn how to register for a unique identifier and build your publication lists, track your times cited counts and h-index, identify potential collaborators and avoid author misidentification.

Added 12/04

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