Monday, June 24, 2013

Top 10 journals by impact factor - Latest JCR is released

Thomson Reuters released its latest Journal Citation Report (2012 data)
"Suppressed titles were found to have anomalous citation patterns resulting in a significant distortion of the Journal Impact Factor, so that the rank does not accurately reflect the journal’s citation performance in the literature." 

Top 10 Journals in Business, Finance by impact:
  1. Journal of Finance
  2. Journal of  Accounting & Economics
  3. Journal of Financial Economics
  4. Review of Financial Studies
  5. IMF Economic Review
  6. Accounting Review
  7. IMF Staff Papers
  8. Journal of Financial Intermediation
  9. Journal of Accounting Research 
  10. Accounting Organizations and Society 
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Monday, June 17, 2013

Registry of Research Data Repositories lauched

"The goal of is to create a global registry of research data repositories. The registry will cover research data repositories from different academic disciplines. will present repositories for the permanent storage and access of data sets to researchers, funding bodies, publishers and scholarly institutions. In the course of this mission aims to promote a culture of sharing, increased access and better visibility of research data."

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

UK Survey of Academics

In partnership with the US Ithaka Survey of Academics, JISC and Research Libraries UK, the UK Survey of Academics 2012 has recently been released.

Starting point for research

Friday, June 7, 2013

9 Useful Educational Tools

Ned Potter is an Academic Liaison Librarian at the University of York and has created this great Prezi to suggest 9 educational tools to be used in research or teaching by academic (including Prezi itself).
Read the full article from the LSE blog

Monday, June 3, 2013

THE Global Gender Index

Read the Times Higher Education article on THE Global Gender Index done in conjunction with Thomson Reuters.
Feature illustration (2 May 2013)
From THE article