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A Researcher’s Complete Guide to Open Access Papers

Finding quality scientific research can be hard, even in the Information Age when almost anything can be found online. Open access papers make the research process just that little bit easier. This blog will provide researchers with a full overview of what open access is, the advantages of open access resources, what to look out […]

New from the Institute for Scientific Information: Beyond single-point metrics

In the complex matter of assessing research and researchers, simple metrics have their place. For example, when used advisedly in properly limited and matched comparisons, the h-index measurement – which specifies the convergence point of an author’s productivity and citation impact – can identify influential researchers in a precisely defined field. Similarly, the Journal Impact […]