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Jan 04, 2017
New York Times Reports on “Fake Academia”

Over the winter break, the New York Times ran an article titled A Peek Inside the Strange World of Fake Academia in which the author, Kevin Carey, discusses a number of topics likely familiar to many working in and around institutes of higher learning. The first (and most egregious) example of “fake academia” called out by […]


Dec 19, 2016
CiteScore, a new journal metric from Elsevier

Before diving into CiteScore, it’s a good idea to briefly discuss the current journal metric it most closely resembles, the Impact Factor. Those of you familiar with the world of scholarly journals are surely familiar with Impact Factor, a metric which ranks scientific journals based on (roughly speaking) the average number of citations received by articles in […]


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Scholarly Communications Librarian


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Digital Publishing/STEM Librarian


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Cole Hudson

Digital Publishing Librarian


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Digital Publishing Librarian


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Coordinator for Digital Publishing


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Michael Priehs

Coordinator for Scholarly Communications & Copyright


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