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Is Your Institution in ACI?


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Chances are, yes – it probably is! It’s easy to find research and scholarship by your own colleagues, students, and alumni. Just visit the ACI Scholarly Blog Index and browse posts by those affiliated with your own institution by following three simple steps. 1. Visit scholar.aci.info. You’ll find the primary search box right on the homepage.

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Ranking Identifies Top University for Scholarly Research in 2014-2015


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The University Ranking by Academic Performance Research Laboratory ranks 2,000 colleges and universities around the world based on quantity and quality of its scholarly publications. Specifically, the ranking is based on six key performance indicators: number of articles, number of citations, total document count, journal impact total, journal citation impact total, and total number of

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Blogs and Social Media Play Important Roles in Helping Scientists Engage the Public


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A new study from Pew Research Center, How Scientists Engage the Public, shows that the number of scientists who use social media and blogs to communicate with audiences is growing. According to the report, which surveyed 3,748 American-based scientists connected with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), nearly one in two scientists

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Nearly 20 Billion Pages Are Viewed on WordPress Sites Each Month


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During the month of October 2006 when WordPress was just starting out, 595,412 posts were published on blogs using the WordPress-hosted application at WordPress.com. Those 595,412 posts generated an impressive 25.6 million pages views during the same month. Fast forward just 8 years later. During the month of December 2014, 409 million people generated more

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