Blogs selected for Week September 17 to September 23, 2018

1. Why good metadata matters: discoverability, tracking, marketing and more… Among the many services that publishers provide authors throughout the publication process, metadata has become increasingly valuable in recent years. In their post in the Altmetric Blog, Charlotte Perry-Houts and Tyler Ruse examine the importance of publishers providing good metadata and describe the data Altmetric […]

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Blogs selected for Week September 10 to September 16, 2018

1. What a new Publons Report on Peer Review Says About Diversity, and More For centuries academic journals have brought modern research from around the globe into regularly published pages for consumption. At the heart of this system is peer review. But as the research market grows exponentially the peer review system is feeling the […]

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Blogs selected for Week September 3 to September 9, 2018

1. Research data should be available long-term…but who is going to pay? There is now a broad consensus that sharing and preserving data makes research more efficient, reproducible and potentially innovative. As such, most funding bodies now require research data to be stored, preserved, and made available long-term. But who is going to pay for […]

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Blogs selected for Week August 27 to September 2, 2018

1. What use is academia for small businesses and community interest companies? Pressures to demonstrate the impact of research has led to increasing numbers of academics looking beyond their peers for new audiences for their research findings, including to small businesses and community interest companies. But how can academia be of use to these groups? […]

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