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  • The library now has a subscription to Pharmaceutical Substances, a reference resource with more than 2,600 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) of interest to the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. It is […]

    New Resource : Pharmaceutical Substances

    The library now has a subscription to Pharmaceutical Substances, a reference resource with more than 2,600 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) of interest to the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. It is […]

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  • Similar to Web of Science, Scopus is a multidisciplinary database that covers journal articles, conference proceedings, and books and allows citation analysis. A lesser known feature in Scopus is patent […]

    Patent Searching in Scopus

    Similar to Web of Science, Scopus is a multidisciplinary database that covers journal articles, conference proceedings, and books and allows citation analysis. A lesser known feature in Scopus is patent […]

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  • Last week, McGraw-Hill released new versions of AccessMedicine and AccessPharmacy.  Because of this, some of the links to electronic books in the InfoHawk and Smart Search catalogs no longer work.  […]

    AccessMedicine and AccessPharmacy Changes

    Last week, McGraw-Hill released new versions of AccessMedicine and AccessPharmacy.  Because of this, some of the links to electronic books in the InfoHawk and Smart Search catalogs no longer work.  […]

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  • The University of Iowa has partnered with KNODE Inc. to help connect researchers at Iowa and elsewhere and to provide direct links to scientific content. KNODE is a Cloud-based tool […]

    KNODE : new research collaboration tool available at UI

    The University of Iowa has partnered with KNODE Inc. to help connect researchers at Iowa and elsewhere and to provide direct links to scientific content. KNODE is a Cloud-based tool […]

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  • In a previous post, we mentioned the concept of altmetrics briefly when introducing the Altmetric for Scopus feature in the Scopus database.  Below we are listing links to two thought-provoking […]

    Interesting Articles on Altmetrics

    In a previous post, we mentioned the concept of altmetrics briefly when introducing the Altmetric for Scopus feature in the Scopus database.  Below we are listing links to two thought-provoking […]

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  • Systematic reviews and meta-analyses have long been considered one of the highest levels of evidence, and lately, publication frequency in health science journals is on the rise.  However, there are […]

    Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

    Systematic reviews and meta-analyses have long been considered one of the highest levels of evidence, and lately, publication frequency in health science journals is on the rise.  However, there are […]

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  • Traditional scholarly metrics like Journal Impact Factors do not take into account scholars’ impact in today’s social media world.  This is where altmetrics come in (visit altmetrics: a manifesto for […]

    Measuring Scholarly Impact: Altmetrics and Altmetric for Scopus

    Traditional scholarly metrics like Journal Impact Factors do not take into account scholars’ impact in today’s social media world.  This is where altmetrics come in (visit altmetrics: a manifesto for […]

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  • The Scopus Alert for iPhone app allows you to 1) do keyword search, 2) email, bookmark, and tweet an article, and 3) receive email alerts when articles get cited. Keep in […]

    Scopus mobile app: Scopus Alert for iPhone

    The Scopus Alert for iPhone app allows you to 1) do keyword search, 2) email, bookmark, and tweet an article, and 3) receive email alerts when articles get cited. Keep in […]

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  • Research has become increasingly data-intensive. Many funding agencies, such as National Institute of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF) have started to implement policies and guidelines regarding data management […]

    What is Metadata?

    Research has become increasingly data-intensive. Many funding agencies, such as National Institute of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF) have started to implement policies and guidelines regarding data management […]

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  • figshare is a multidisciplinary repository where researchers can share their research data online under the Creative Commons license. It gives users unlimited public space and 1GB of private storage space for free. All […]

    figshare: a Free Multidisciplinary Data Repository

    figshare is a multidisciplinary repository where researchers can share their research data online under the Creative Commons license. It gives users unlimited public space and 1GB of private storage space for free. All […]

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