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ACI Scholarly Blog Index, Research & Statistics, Scholarly Publishing

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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ACI Scholarly Blog Index, Authoritative Content, Research & Statistics

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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Research & Statistics, Science

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

ACI Roundup: Research on Twitter Usage & Engagement


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Original research from the team at Buffer, the social media sharing tool, unleashed a huge number of tweets and retweets yesterday with their article The Biggest Social Media Science Study: What 4.8 Million Tweets Say About the Best Time to Tweet. The team at Buffer analyzed the data of their 2 million users to find correlations between tweet

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ACI Author Spotlight, ACI InSights, ACI Interviews, ACI Scholarly Blog Index, Faculty, Research & Statistics, Scholarly Publishing

ACI Author Spotlight: Dr. Andrew Gelman


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The quality of content in ACI 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 and inspire other authors…

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

Faculty How-To: Create an Assigned Readings List in ACI


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As we’ve noted previously, the ACI Scholarly Blog Index offers professors and instructors a palatable set of tools and features that can assist with academic research and course development. More blogs and social media platforms are being incorporated into course assignments than ever before, so it’s a pretty exciting time to explore the plethora of

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ACI Scholarly Blog Index, College students, New ACI Features, Research & Statistics

ACI Tools: Bookmarks & Lists


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Although the ACI Scholarly Blog Index offers several tools and features that help to ensure your search experience is customized to your research needs, two ACI features that you’ll find especially helpful for organizing your research are Bookmarks and Lists. Bookmarks allow you to save selected posts, and then return to those posts later for further reading or

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