Category Archives: Publishing

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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Looking for Journal Impact Factors?

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) ® is a comprehensive and unique resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries. It … Continue reading

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The Library’s Pop-Up Consultation Services

Maybe you’ve researching a health topic but can’t seem to find relevant papers in PubMed and are too busy to make a regular appointment with an export searcher. Or, you’re having trouble using reference management software such as EndNote or … Continue reading

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H-Index: What it is and How You Find Yours.

Journals have long been ranked in order of relative “importance” by their journal impact factor (IF), but that system has come under increasing criticism.  There is a more general debate on the validity of the impact factor as a measure … Continue reading

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ReadCube Enhanced PDF Launches Across Wiley Journal Content

    ReadCube is a free desktop and browser-based program for managing, annotating, and accessing academic research articles. It also allows users to enhance eligible PDF  files with both the browser-based and desktop application. Once enhanced, articles have interactive citations, … Continue reading

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EndNote Update X7.2 Provides More Features for Collaboration

EndNote has released it’s latest update, X7.2. The major new feature is the ability to use an EndNote online account to share a library with up to 14 collaborators. You’re also given unlimited online storage so you can store and … Continue reading

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RefWorks Write-n-Cite and EndNote Updates

EndNote. Summer usually sees the launch of a new version of EndNote, so I suppose we’re awaiting news on EndNote X8.  In the meantime you can download X7.1, an update for X7.               With … Continue reading

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New UCSF Library Subject Guide for Citation/Reference Management Software

The UCSF Library has now given our citation management subject guide a complete overhaul, taking into account new developments in this area and the increasing popularity of applications such as Mendeley and Papers. A new section helps you decide which … Continue reading

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RefWorks’ Write-n-Cite Problems with Mac OS Mavericks

If you’re a Mac RefWorks user, and are thinking of upgrading to  Apple’s new Mavericks version of the X operating system, you should be aware that Write-n-Cite is not compatible with OS X10.9. According to the RefWorks Facebook page, currently, … Continue reading

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PubMed Commons: A System for Commenting on Articles in PubMed

Last  October the NCBI launched the pilot phase of a program called PubMed Commons, designed to allow users to comment on published abstracts on the PubMed website. PubMed Commons enables authors to share opinions and information about scientific publications in … Continue reading

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