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Dynamic Visualization of Biomedical Journals 2003-2012

Dynamic Visualization of Biomedical Journals 2003-2012 | The daily digest | Scoop.it
An animated bubble plot of nearly four-thousand biomedical journals over ten years reveals success, decline and the shifting nature of science publishing.
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The PIRUS Code of Practice for Recording and Reporting Usage at the Individual Article Level

In recent years there has been growing demand for metrics that record the impact of scientific research at the level of the individual article and researcher. This has resulted in not only new citation and usage based metrics, but also in a whole new suite of metrics based on social media - altmetrics - which provide new insights into the impact of research outputs.

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Research Trends: June Issue

Research Trends: June Issue | The daily digest | Scoop.it
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This issue of Research Trends deals with a complex topic: the societal impact of research. One of the ways in which science is valuable to society is through its influence on technology.

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Bury Your Writing — Why Do Academic Book Chapters Fail to Generate Citations?

Bury Your Writing — Why Do Academic Book Chapters Fail to Generate Citations? | The daily digest | Scoop.it

Books and book chapters have a competitive disadvantage in citations, but it's not accessibility that makes the difference -- there are more reasons, and more changes needed. 

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