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2013-10-15 20:45:22

Public administrators draw on a number of different sources to inform their work including the news, blogs, podcasts, etc. But why aren't they drawing on scholarly research from published academics as a key resource and what can scholars themselves do about it? More than they might think, suggests new research. A new article published in State and Local Government Review (a SAGE Journal) outlines how to conduct and disseminate academic research that is relevant, collaborative, and...

2013-10-15 12:23:47

Allocation of resources in the scientific community is increasingly based on various quantitative indicators. One of the most important indicators of scientific quality is how often research is cited. However, a new doctoral thesis in theory of science from the University of Gothenburg shows that the number of citations is a poor measurement of the quality of research. 'Citations occur when a researcher provides a reference to previous research results to for example back up a claim....

2013-10-11 23:04:29

Allen Press, Inc., publisher and printing services provider, has released the 2013 Study of Subscription Prices for Scholarly Society Journals (http://allenpress.com/resources/education/jps). Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Allen Press, Inc., publisher and printing services provider, has released the 2013 Study of Subscription Prices for Scholarly Society Journals (http://allenpress.com/resources/education/jps). The study, published regularly, summarizes historical prices of...

2013-10-09 12:47:22

Are scientists any good at judging the importance of the scientific work of others? According to a study published 8 October in the open access journal PLOS Biology (with an accompanying editorial), scientists are unreliable judges of the importance of fellow researchers' published papers. The article's lead author, Professor Adam Eyre-Walker of the University of Sussex, says: "Scientists are probably the best judges of science, but they are pretty bad at it." Prof. Eyre-Walker and Dr...


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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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