By: Andy Nobes on July 29, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
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By: Andy Nobes on June 24, 2019, 3:23 p.m.
I suspect this is a poor quality of 'predatory' journal based on the following:
1). Fees. It states that there is a fee to publish, but I can't find a clear indication of the fee on their website. Transparency and clarity are important...
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?
By: Andy Nobes 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 interesting comparison between six sources, old and new
What 3 things did you learn from t...
By: Andy Nobes 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 slides are attached.
If you have any questions, or would like to ask about a specific journ...
Discussion: Two new kids on the block: How do Crossref and Dimensions compare with Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic, Scopus and the Web of Science?
By: Andy Nobes 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 Scientometrics:
By: Andy Nobes on May 13, 2019, 11:29 a.m.
Unfortunately we are not currently running a course on this topic.
We are hoping to schedule some more course dates soon. I would recommend signing up on our news page for updates on our next course: https://www.authoraid.info/en/new...
By: Andy Nobes on May 13, 2019, 11:27 a.m.
Unfortunately we don't offer travel grants anymore, but you might find the links on our funding page useful?
By: Andy Nobes on May 10, 2019, 11:30 p.m.
We are hoping to develop some new online training modules over the next year, which will hopefully compliment our online courses in research writing and proposal writing.
We have are currently finalising two new modules which will be ...
By: Andy Nobes on May 10, 2019, 10:08 a.m.
Welcome to the AuthorAID LIS & Bibliometrics Journal Club!
This journal club covers themes including Library Information Science (LIS), bibliometrics, scientometrics, scholarly publishing, knowledge management/production, and rela...
By: Andy Nobes on May 9, 2019, 12:51 p.m.
What 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 research papers in peer-reviewed journals, so they can build their skills together in reading, cr...
By: Andy Nobes on May 7, 2019, 4:32 p.m.
By: Andy Nobes on April 2, 2019, 11:57 a.m.
That's an interesting question. I know that AuthorAID mentor Alan Parker recommends learning R - see his blog post here: https://www.authoraid.info/en/news/details/1277/
Our regular statistician Felix might have some other opinions!