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Authoritative Content, College students, Research & Statistics, Scholarly Publishing, Uncategorized

Hey, Academics: Here’s Why You Need the ACI Chrome Extension for Your Institution.


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Let’s face it: the combined ease and habit of Googling for information affects just about everyone in academia: undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and librarians. There are a number of reasons for, and consequences of, the seeming stronghold that search engine utilization has on information search and retrieval – some of them good, some of

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Authoritative Content, Blogging, Research & Statistics, Scholarly Publishing, Social Media

Threading the Web: The Importance of Connecting Your Scholarly Contributions


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Are you a blog author? You’ve got readers. On Twitter or Academia.edu? You’ve got followers. Discuss your professional interests on Facebook? You’ve got friends. From connections on LinkedIn to those in your circles for Google+, chances are you’ve got a wide variety of online identities that each tie into some aspect of who you are

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ACI Author Spotlight, ACI InSights, Authoritative Content, Research & Statistics, Scholarly Publishing

ACI Author Spotlight: Dr. Jill Dolan


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The quality of content in the ACI Scholarly Blog Index is due to the rigor of our selection process and to the incredible scholarship and credentials of scholarly bloggers publishing in their fields. Due to this selectivity in content and academic contributions, ACI is proud to highlight exceptional blog authors in order to showcase their work

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Authoritative Content, Research & Statistics, Scholarly Publishing, Science

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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Blog Post, Featured Post, Research & Statistics, Scholarly Publishing

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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Blog Post, Featured Post, Research & Statistics, Science

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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Blog Post, Blogging, Featured Post, Research & Statistics

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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