Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Uniquely you - ResearcherID

Variants in the published form of personal and institutional names can adversely impact research ratings and bibliometrics. Consistency in the form of author name used ensures full credit for all published work.

ResearcherID is one service that uniquely identifies researchers worldwide and intregrates with Web of Science. There are over 540 Irish researchers using ResearcherID at present.

Personal registration is free: ResearcherID will display all your Web of Science publications, citations, collaborations and metrics.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Standards for systematic reviews

Systematic assessment of the comparative effectiveness of medical or surgical interventions is the basis of evidence based decision making.

Finding What Works in Health Care is a new set of standards for researchers who wish to conduct systematic reviews.

Produced by the US Institute of Medicine, the standards cover how to initiate a review, finding and assessing studies, synthesizing the evidence has released and reporting results.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

My RI - your Research Impact

My RI - my research impact

An open access toolkit to support bibliometrics training and awareness. This package of resources includes videos, quizzes and an online tutorial In 3 modules: introductory overview; journal ranking; bibliometrics to support your career and research strategy.

A DCU, DIT, DCU, NUIM collaboration.