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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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  • It has come to our attention that some people are unable to access their NCBI accounts from off-campus.  Occasionally, access from on-campus is also not working. With this problem, attempts […]

    Problems with Logging into NCBI and Proxy

    It has come to our attention that some people are unable to access their NCBI accounts from off-campus.  Occasionally, access from on-campus is also not working. With this problem, attempts […]

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  • If you are a RefWorks user, you may notice that when you log into your RefWorks account and select tools,  you will see that a new version of WNC 4 was released Jan […]

    Changes to Write-N-Cite and Refworks Webpage

    If you are a RefWorks user, you may notice that when you log into your RefWorks account and select tools,  you will see that a new version of WNC 4 was released Jan […]

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  • U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) recently added a new page on its website dedicated to compounding information including USP standards.  USP General Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations can be […]

    New Compounding Resources from USP

    U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) recently added a new page on its website dedicated to compounding information including USP standards.  USP General Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations can be […]

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  • Do you use Web of Knowledge or Web of Science? Some new enhancements were added to the abstract and citation database this week, including improvements to the Author Search (previously […]

    Web of Knowledge enhancements

    Do you use Web of Knowledge or Web of Science? Some new enhancements were added to the abstract and citation database this week, including improvements to the Author Search (previously […]

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  • Coinciding (approximately) with their 100 millionth search, Trip has announced that the latest version of their website has been released. It’s a complete overhaul with a new design (including logo), […]

    Trip Database Redesign

    Coinciding (approximately) with their 100 millionth search, Trip has announced that the latest version of their website has been released. It’s a complete overhaul with a new design (including logo), […]

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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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  • If you’ve had any experiences with systematic review or writing dissertations/theses, you may have heard of grey literature. Grey  literature is unpublished and can be hard to find.   Some examples […]

    New Grey/Gray Literature Guide

    If you’ve had any experiences with systematic review or writing dissertations/theses, you may have heard of grey literature. Grey  literature is unpublished and can be hard to find.   Some examples […]

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  • The EBSCOhost Mobile Application for iPhone provides you with the ability to search the EBSCOhost databases that the University of Iowa subscribes to via the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch […]

    EBSCOhost Mobile App

    The EBSCOhost Mobile Application for iPhone provides you with the ability to search the EBSCOhost databases that the University of Iowa subscribes to via the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch […]

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