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Institutional self-citation rates: A three year study of universities in the United States
(Akadémiai Kiadó / Springer, 2009-11)
Using Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) data, this paper calculated institutional self citations rates (ISCRs) for 96 of the top research universities in the United States from 2005-2007. Exhibiting similar temporal ...
(Media Source Inc, 2009-07-15)
While Google has been busy making good on its mission "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful," it has been less successful at making your community's local information accessible ...
A&I, full text, and open access: prophecy from the trenches.
(Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers, 2009-01-09)
This invited essay predicts the demise of most traditional abstracting and indexing services, i.e. finding tools. Free finding tools continue to improve and gain significant mind share among library patrons. Library budgets ...
Business of Chemistry: An Overview
This presentation reviews free and subscription web-based and print resources providing information on the chemical industry. The intended audience was chemical librarians who often are more experienced in technical ...
Mining Technical Resources for Business Information
Business librarians can benefit from a deeper understanding of science and engineering resources, especially when researching technological topics, products, or industries. The authors introduce a variety of technical ...
Author Identification Systems [Tips from the Experts]
(Association of College and Research Libraries/Science and Technology Section, 2009)
Many efforts are currently underway to disambiguate author names and assign unique identification numbers so that publications by a given scholar can be reliably grouped together. This paper reviews a number of operational ...
Use of Facebook in academic health sciences libraries
(Medical Library Association, 2009-01)
Percentile-Based Journal Impact Factors: A Neglected Collection Development Metric
(Association of College and Research Libraries * Science and Technology Section, 2009-04)
Various normalization techniques to transform journal impact factors (JIFs) into a standard scale or range of values have been reported a number of times in the literature, but have seldom been part of collection development ...