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Blogs selected for Week April 10 to April 16, 2017

1. Four Ways of Rationalizing Infringement: or, How to Defend a Pirate It may seem as if it would be difficult to defend or justify a blatant piracy operation like Sci-Hub. But it can be done, if you are willing to overlook certain facts and advance certain tenuous moral arguments, notes Rick Anderson, in his […]

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Blogs selected for Week April 3 to April 9, 2017

1. Updated Figures on the Scale and Nature of Researchers’ Use of Scholarly Collaboration Networks A new survey provides an updated view of how and why researchers are using scholarly collaboration networks. In his post in the Scholarly Kitchen Blog, Charlie Rapple discusses the key findings of the report. The blog post says (quote): Usage […]

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Blogs selected for Week March 27 to April 2, 2017

1. The Tincture of Time – Should Journals Return to Slower Publishing Practices? Reducing the time to publication is becoming increasingly associated with blather. Most journals have adopted rapid publication processes, but with the rise of preprint servers and new trends among readers, maybe they can return to a slower, more considered pace, notes Kent […]

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Blogs selected for Week March 20 to March 26, 2017

1. How to make altmetrics useful in societal impact assessments: shifting from citation to interaction approaches The suitability of altmetrics for use in assessments of societal impact has been questioned by certain recent studies. In their post in The Impact Blog, Ismael Ràfols, Nicolas Robinson-García and Thed N. van Leeuwen propose that, rather than mimicking […]

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Blogs selected for Week March 13 to March 19, 2017

1. Google Scholar is a serious alternative to Web of Science Many bibliometricians and university administrators remain wary of Google Scholar citation data, preferring “the gold standard” of Web of Science instead. In her post in The Impact Blog, Anne-Wil Harzing, who developed the Publish or Perish software that uses Google Scholar data, sets out […]

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