Joanna Wilkinson

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 […]

The literature review | your definitive guide (2020)

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, […]

How to find the right journal for your research (using actual data)

Want to help your research flourish? We share tips for using publisher-neutral data and statistics to find the right journal for your research paper. The right journal helps your research flourish. It puts you in the best position to reach a relevant and engaged audience, and can extend the impact of your paper through a […]

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. Register for our May 20 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 […]

Find research papers: five tips every researcher should know

This is our ultimate guide to helping you find research papers on the Web of Science™ in 2020. It forms part of our Research Smarter series.  Finding the relevant research in your field is critical to a successful research project. Unfortunately, it can be one of the hardest, most time-consuming challenges for academics. The research […]

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 […]