Joanna Wilkinson

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, […]

Find top journals in a research field: a step-by-step guide

This blog about how to find top journals is part of our Research Smarter series. Download our cheat sheet, which brings together top tips for finding relevant journals, papers, and authors in your field, sign up for our webinar on the same topic or read the related blog posts for each, here. Finding relevant journals […]

From Highly Cited Researcher to Secretary of State

How can a career in research lead to new and exciting opportunities? As International Women’s Day fast approaches (March 8), we wanted to share the story of Isabel Ferreira’s inspiring career. Isabel has been a Highly Cited Researcher for five years running. She has published numerous innovative patents and prospected more than 300 species, whereby […]

From Highly Cited Researcher to Secretary of State

How can a career in research lead to new and exciting opportunities? As International Women’s Day fast approaches (March 8), we wanted to share the story of Isabel Ferreira’s inspiring career. Isabel has been a Highly Cited Researcher™ for five years running. She has published numerous innovative patents and prospected more than 300 species, whereby […]

Want To Peer Review? Top 10 Tips To Get Noticed By Editors

Ever awkwardly listened to your colleagues complain about too many peer review requests? Do you desperately nod your head in agreement despite the fact no journal editor has ever approached you? It’s ok. You’re not alone: There’s a paradox in peer review and you’re probably caught up in it. Academic journal editors say that getting […]