Category Archives: Article

Altmetric’s Top 100 Articles of 2016 – check out UCSF!

The company Altmetric, which produces those colorful donut wheel scores you see in UCSF Profiles and many publisher websites, put together this beautiful compilation of the 100 articles with the top Altmetric scores for 2016. Altmetrics captures attention paid to … Continue reading

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Open Access and Peer Review

One of the challenges that is often brought up with regards to publishing in open access journals is the perceived low quality of some of these journals and the belief that they are not peer reviewed. Open access (OA) is … Continue reading

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Following UCSF’s Lead, UC Adopts an Open Access Policy

On July 24, 2013, the University of California became the largest academic institution to adopt an open access policy.  UC’s Academic Council passed the policy, which strives to make all of UC’s scholarly article output freely accessible to the public … Continue reading

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