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Re: Discussion: Two new kids on the block: How do Crossref and Dimensions compare with Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, Scopus and the Web of Science?

 On May 30, 2019, 10:44 p.m.

Ok, here is my short paper review:

This is a useful short paper on academic databases which sheds light on the newish sources (Dimensions, Crossref) and and ...

Re: Online Course for Teachers - Becoming a 21st century teacher

 On May 19, 2019, 12:39 p.m.

Hi Lucian,

Great initiative! What platform is this course being run on?

Thanks

Andy

Video session 1 - avoiding predatory journals

 On May 16, 2019, 9:56 p.m.

This was our first video session (also shared with other AuthorAID journal clubs).

The theme was 'avoiding predatory journals'. The recording is here:

My s...

Please introduce yourselves!

 On May 16, 2019, 9:50 p.m.

Hi all,

Welcome to the journal club! Tell us more about yourself, your institution, and your research/professional interests.

Many thanks

Andy Nobes

AuthorAI...

Discussion: Two new kids on the block: How do Crossref and Dimensions compare with Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, Scopus and the Web of Science?

 On May 16, 2019, 9:17 p.m.

This is our journal paper for discussion over the next couple of weeks.

The paper for this fortnight is a brand new hot-off-the-press article in Scientometri...

Re: Grant proposal & research writing

 On May 13, 2019, 11:29 a.m.

Hi Revocatus,

Unfortunately we are not currently running a course on this topic.

We are hoping to schedule some more course dates soon. I would recommend sig...

Re: REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON AVAILABLE CONFERENCE TRAVEL GRANT FOR AUGUST 2019

 On May 13, 2019, 11:27 a.m.

Hi Nkubli,

Unfortunately we don't offer travel grants anymore, but you might find the links on our funding page useful?

https://www.authoraid.info/en/funding...

What should be our priority subjects for online training modules?

 On May 10, 2019, 11:30 p.m.

Hi everyone,

We are hoping to develop some new online training modules over the next year, which will hopefully compliment our online courses in research wri...

Welcome to the LIS & Bibliometrics Online Journal Club

 On May 10, 2019, 10:08 a.m.

Hi everyone,

Welcome to the AuthorAID LIS & Bibliometrics Journal Club!

This journal club covers themes including Library Information Science (LIS), bibl...

About AuthorAID online journals clubs

 On May 9, 2019, 12:51 p.m.

article thumbnail imageWhat is an online journal club?

A journal club is a group of individuals in a particular field or shared interest group, who come together to discuss researc...

New Slack channel

 On May 7, 2019, 4:32 p.m.

Hi everyone,

This group is now also supported by a Slack channel for quick communication. Click on this link to join.

Slack is a free programme that works vi...

Re: Need a mentor

 On April 22, 2019, 1:21 p.m.

Dear Aja,

Great to meet you. Are you still working in South Sudan or based abroad?

What stage are you at with your current research project? Have you started...

Re: Which statistical software to learn?

 On April 2, 2019, 11:57 a.m.

Hi Stephen,

That's an interesting question. I know that AuthorAID mentor Alan Parker recommends learning R - see his blog post here: https://www.authoraid.in...

Re: Welcome to the Education and Science Communication Journal Club!

 On March 20, 2019, 10:50 a.m.

Hi everyone,

Welcome to week 1 of this journal club.

We invite your comments on the first discussion paper - please see this post:

https://forums.authoraid.i...

Re: Introduction

 On March 20, 2019, 10:49 a.m.

Welcome Shuaib! It's good to meet you.

We invite you to share your thoughts on our first discussion paper here: https://forums.authoraid.info/forum/education...