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Open Access Publishing: More Readers, More Impact
Increasingly, citations to scholars' publications are being used as part of the evaluation of dossiers, departments, and even in the evaluation of grants. Hence, it is important to not only figure out where to publish, but ...
Finding Physical Properties
A practical guide and introduction to searching for properties of compounds and materials. The presentation focuses on the process, but also covers some of the major resources, but free and subscription.
Open Access Citation Advantage: An Annotated Bibliography Version 3
This annotated bibliography updated as of 12/22/2014 lists studies and review articles that examine whether open access (OA) articles receive more citations than equivalent subscription; i.e., toll access (TA) articles. ...
Open Access Citation Advantage: An Annotated Bibliography Version 2
This annotated bibliography updated as of 8/10/2011 lists studies and review articles that examine whether open access (OA) articles receive more citations than equivalent subscription; i.e., toll access (TA) articles. The ...
ThermoLit: NIST Literature Report Builder for Thermophysical and Thermochemical Property Measurements
(Association of College and Research Libraries, Science & Technology Section, 2018-03-23)
In simplest terms, the ThermoLit database is a literature reference search overlay to the latest incarnation of the massive Thermodynamics Research Center (TRC) data sets that were compiled over several decades and have ...
SciFinder Scholar 2006: an Empirical Analysis of Research Topic Query Processing
(American Chemical Society, 2006-03)
Topical search queries in SciFinder Scholar are processed through an extensive set of natural language processing algorithms that greatly enhance the relevance and comprehensiveness of the search results. Little detailed ...
Google & Company: Are we learning the lessons fast enough?
This presentation is a wide-ranging discussion of the impact of Google on librarians' role and function as information intermediaries. The impact of free services and open access on traditional library services is discussed.
Open Access: Changing the Equation for Scholars and Librarians
The presentation discusses the benefits of open access publishing. The current scholarly publishing system is broken, a victim of run away costs of journal subscriptions.
Have Scholarly e-Books Come of Age
Electronic books are still in the process of being fully adopted by university libraries. The costs and benefits of subscription versus pruchase models is discussed.
Evaluating the Risks and Benefits of Going E-Only
A careful examination of the license, pricing, and subscriptions is required to establish the risks and benefits in converting print journals into electronic only journal access.