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Scholarly Research

March Madness Contenders' Research Programs Put to the Test

Christopher King | Posted 06.06.2015 | College
Christopher King

For three consecutive years, inspired by the NCAA's March Madness, Thomson Reuters has hosted "Metrics Mania" a competition that takes these teams off the court for a faceoff on the strength of their scholarly research programs.

The Science Citation Index: A Transformative Information Resource Turns 50

Christopher King | Posted 07.16.2014 | Science
Christopher King

In an age when all the world's knowledge seems to be at one's fingertips, it might be difficult to envision a bygone era when retrieving information meant a slow, laborious, manual slog through printed materials. For scientists and scholars in the 1950s, the task was especially arduous.

The Business of Search and Discovery

Olivier Dumon | Posted 06.02.2014 | Science
Olivier Dumon

Scholarly publishers can, and do, match content to researchers leveraging the user, usage and social signals as part of our professional responsibility to advance science. Researchers have the responsibility of their profession to weigh its benefits against the liability of the privacy tradeoff.

It Takes a Village to Write a Scholarly Research Article

Bhagwan Chowdhry | Posted 10.25.2011 | Education
Bhagwan Chowdhry

While we can debate the inefficiencies involved in academic publication and try to make changes to it, the process encourages collaborative and original research and is what has made U.S. universities truly great.