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2013-10-30 16:02:30

Models universities partially use to forecast scientists' future contributions are not as reliable as previously thought. In a recent study, Aalto University and IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca researchers demonstrate mathematical analysis of past performance cannot reliably determine the future performance. This means that current models dangerously overestimate the predictability and should not be used for career advancement decision process. "Based on our results, the...

2013-10-29 23:02:48

Partnership to Make More Content Easily Accessible to Mutual Customers Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Aurora Information Technology (Aurora IT), an Australian-based company specializing in LMS research, develop and support, are announcing a new ILS partnership providing expanded services to customers. EBSCO and Aurora IT will collaborate to enable EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) to be seamlessly integrated into Aurora IT’s LMS system...

2013-10-23 23:23:05

Academia tackles next building block in the movement toward open science San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Academia.edu, the world’s largest online community of scientists, today announced the company has acquired Plasmyd, a peer review and discussion platform for papers. The goal of the acquisition is to utilize Plasmyd’s experience in fostering peer review online to build a more reliable validation system around research. Joining Academia.edu are Plasmyd’s co-founders...

2013-10-22 23:32:42

UroToday®, the leading, completely digital, global urology website has just launched the first urology content-dedicated Urology TUBE™. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Urology TUBE™ is a rich media, content distribution channel that has been developed by Web-JIVE for UroToday®. Urology TUBE™ supports UroToday's expansion beyond article content while delivering engaging peer-to-peer knowledge sharing. Urology TUBE™ offers a simplified interface providing...


Latest Academic publishing Reference Libraries

Nature Photonics
2012-09-24 08:13:04

Nature Photonics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2007 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board with editorial decisions made by a fully-functioning in-house team. The journal covers research related to optoelectronics, laser science, imaging, communications, and other aspects of photonics. It publishes review articles, research papers, news and commentary, and research...

Nature Medicine
2012-09-24 08:10:29

Nature Medicine is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1995 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board, with editorial decisions being made by an in-house team. Nature Medicine publishes research articles, reviews, news and commentary pieces. Topics include cancer, cardiovascular disease, gene therapy, immunology, vaccines, and neuroscience. Research...

Epilepsy Currents (journal)
2012-09-24 08:03:59

Epilepsy Currents is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal published bimonthly in collaboration with Allen Press since 2011. Prior to that time, the journal was published on behalf of the American Epilepsy Society (AES) by Wiley-Blackwell. The journal was established by AES in 2001. The journal publishes commentary articles and brief topical reviews. Commentary articles are solicited from members of the board of contributing editors. Content is available free-of-charge on the...

Earth, Moon, And Planets
2012-09-24 07:45:53

Earth, Moon, and Planets is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1969 and published about ten times per year by Springer Science+Business Media. This publication was originally titled The Moon until 1978, when it was renamed The Moon and the Planets; Its current title was changed in 1984. The current co-editors (as of September 2012) of the journal are Giovanni B. Valsecchi (IAS-CNR, Italy) and Murthy S. Gudipati (Caltech and JPL). This journal focuses mainly on research about...

Journal of Applied Polymer Science
2012-07-13 19:44:54

The Journal of Applied Polymer Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Wiley. As of July 2012, the editor-in-chief is Stefano Tonzani, PhD (University of Colorado, Boulder). The journal covers all applications of synthetic and renewably sourced polymers, including batteries and fuel cells, organic electronics, biomedical implants and drug delivery, coatings and packaging. It also covers composites, blends, elastomers, films and membranes, fibers, emulsions and latices,...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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