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Get Cited or Perish: The h-index & Researcher Incentives for Open Access
Increasingly, citations to one’s 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 ...
Justification for Keeping Print Journal Subscription Form
This handy 1-page form provides a checklist of reasons a library would continue to maintain a print subscription rather than going electronic only.
Three Success Stories
(SLA Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division, 2015-04-29)
The presenter discusses the three most successful outreach methods he has used during his 14 years at the University at Buffalo. The keys to success will be described in some detail. 1) A one-on-one lunch with every new ...
Citing of Industry Standards in Scholarly Publications
Industry standards are used in many disciplines, including science and technology areas. To date, little research has been conducted regarding the citing of standards in scholarly publications. The aim of this study was ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Evaluating Collections & Saving Money: Old and New Tools
This present discusses evaluation of journal and database subscriptions by means of a faculty survey, subject fund reallocations, shift of material off-site, and evaluating databases in an environment when so many use just Google.