Academic & Government

Increase your momentum towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Read our latest insights on the importance of increasing your momentum towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals – even in uncertain times. View our on-demand webinar and hear from our guest speaker from the University of Toronto about his insights from developing their first SDG report using a data-driven approach. Global challenges, local needs Demonstrating […]

Systematic review tips every librarian should know

Read our systematic review tips for librarians. Learn what they are and discover best-practice search tips and guides for researchers at your institution. You can also register for our webinar to learn more.   Librarians bring unique value to the systematic review process. Your knowledge of databases and search strategies can help researchers at your […]

Strengthen your REF submission and Environment Statement through citation analysis

Securing research funding has always been a priority for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). In a difficult global environment with constrained budgets, many HEIs will be carefully considering their REF strategy.  As many institutions have already identified their primary research outputs for submission, it’s important to consider how impartial bibliometric data may contribute to the Research […]

The literature review | your definitive guide

This is our ultimate guide on how to write a narrative literature review. It forms part of our Research Smarter series. Learn more best practice tips by registering for our upcoming webinar.   How do you write a narrative literature review? Researchers worldwide are increasingly reliant on literature reviews. That’s because review articles provide you […]

Citation analysis: how to calibrate your library collection in uncertain times

Citation analysis makes collection management decisions easy. Learn what this rich, data-driven method involves, and which tools can better inform your library collecting activities. Library collections are fundamental to the integrity of education and research at an institution. They provide high-quality material that students and faculty need to operate at an excellent standard. Despite this, […]

6 Common Flaws To Look Out For in Peer Review

It’s not always easy to spot flaws in research papers. Sometimes an error is glaringly obvious – like a vague abstract with no aim and little data – and other times it’s like finding a needle in a stack of pins. (Like, really, really sharp pins that leave you dreaming of haystacks). Luckily, the solution […]

Find top authors in a research field: What you need to know

Our blog to help you find top authors is part of our Research Smarter series. This series is dedicated to helping you get familiar with your research field. Download our cheat sheet, which brings together top tips for finding relevant journals, papers, and authors in a field. You can also read the related blog posts […]

Three tips to save hundreds of hours writing research papers

This blog about writing research papers is part of our Research Smarter series. This series is dedicated to helping you get familiar with your research field. Wath our on-demand webinar, ‘Tips to save hundreds of hours writing research papers’ and read the related blog posts in our series. A well-referenced manuscript is central to sound, […]