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ACI Scholarly Blog Index, Authoritative Content, Research & Statistics

Stay Current in your Field with an RSS Feed for Scholarly Posts in ACI


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Because the ACI Scholarly Blog Index contains so many tools and integrations to empower online research, we like to ensure that students and faculty realize the full options that are available to them in ACI. Some of these tools are internal features created by ACI developers to meet needs most common to a standard academic

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ACI Scholarly Blog Index, Research & Statistics, Scholarly Publishing

ACI Interviews: Malsch and Tessier on Journal Rankings & Early-Career Researchers


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From the journal impact factor to the h-index, there has been plenty of discussion and debate among scholarly circles about ranking policies and practices on the article, journal, and even the scholar level in the last year or so. As scholarly blog posts give academics an ideal platform to tackle – and work through – hot-button issues through less-formal commentary

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ACI Roundup: #EdTech Conversations in Scholarly Blogs


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With the fall semester back in full swing, it’s not surprising that one of the trending topics in the ACI Scholarly Blog Index is educational technology. With posts ranging from enthusiasm and creative exploration to reflections on edtech’s successes and failures, not to mention numerous calls for reframing its stance on learning outcomes and education, conversations from educators

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ACI Scholarly Blog Index, Authoritative Content, Research & Statistics, Scholarly Publishing

Tools for Higher Ed: Using Evernote for Scholarly Blogs in ACI


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Yes, the fall semester is actually here, and ACI is ready with numerous internal workflow tools as well as compatibility with other popular platforms to support student and faculty research. But while there are numerous options for content saving, organization, and sharing in the ACI Scholarly Blog Index, one growing use that may surprise you is that

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ACI Connects: A Guide to Professional Identifiers for Researchers and Authors in ACI


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Researchers using the ACI Scholarly Blog Index in search of credentialed blog content have access to comprehensive information on the authors of those blog posts. Each author profiled in ACI has an author profile page that displays their various professional identifier and social connection affiliations. Because these connections link directly to the author’s designated page

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Authoritative Content, Research & Statistics, Scholarly Publishing, Science

Single Figure Publication: A new proposition for data, discovery, & the scholarly record


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In a F1000 Research editorial called Single Figure Publications: Towards a novel alternative format for scholarly communication, Long Do and William Mobley of the University of California San Diego Department of Neuroscience presented a concept called single figure publications. They aren’t proposing a synonym for the nanopublication concept, which they contend has several components in its

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Tools for Higher Ed: Using Mendeley for Scholarly Blogs in ACI


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One of the most useful tools for students and faculty using the ACI Scholarly Blog Index is the ACI export tool. The export tool allows users to save blog posts found in ACI to commonly-used citation and reference managers so that faculty and students can manage their content within the platform they’re already familiar with, or

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More Pew Research on the Gap between Scientists and the Public


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The Pew Research Center has collected – and continues to analyze – a large amount of data concerning scientists and the general public, including differing views on science and society, the engagement of scientists with the public, and other potential gaps that may exist between those two groups. Non-scientist-related data also pointed to patterns and interactions between

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ACI Interviews, ACI Scholarly Blog Index, Research & Statistics, Scholarly Publishing

ACI Interviews: Angela VandenBroek, PhD Student in Anthropology at Binghamton


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Her blog’s tagline states: When life hands you lemons and two degrees that no one understands, apparently you go get a doctorate. We’ll say. Because when we think of the Wolfram language, programming obstacles or contributions, or rants against evil software giants, the word anthropology never crossed our minds. But that may be about to change. Enter

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