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July 2015

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New ! 2014 Impact Factors

The Journal Citation Report was released in June, and with it comes the 2014 Journal Impact Factors. Journal Impact Factors measure the citation performance of journal articles. Besides Impact Factors, the Journal Citation Report includes other citation-based metrics: a five-year Impact Factor, the Citing and Cited Half-Life, and the Eigenfactor and Article Influence Scores, both of which weight citations based on the importance of journals within the citation network.

Find Impact Factors here.

Learn more about Impact Factors from this video.

Highest Impact Journals in Oncology for 2014:

New Podcast ! Dr. Oliver Bogler

Dr. Oliver Bogler Dr. Oliver Bogler talks about how his perspective changed when he began to experience treatment and the institution from the perspective of a patient. He describes the energy in the patient areas as “sustaining” and communicating a “can-do optimism.”

Listen here.



A Guide to Drug and Pharmacology Resources

A Guide to Drug and Pharmacology Resources

Check out our new guide to Drug and Pharmacology Resources. This guide links you to the best databases, eBooks, journals and apps available for free from the Research Medical Library.

View the guide here.

PubMed Milestone - 25 Millionth Journal Citation Added

On June 16, 2015, PubMed attained a major milestone when the 25 millionth journal citation was added to the database.

Want to know more about PubMed? Register for a PubMed Basics or PubMed Advanced class.

WEBINAR: Research Profiles - Create and Manage Your Online Presence

July 8, 2015; 11:00am - 11:30am

ORCiD, SciVal Experts, ResearchGate, SciENcv, Twitter. Online Research Profiles can be used to track your publications, find research collaborators, share citations and keep up with current research. Learn how to effectively use research profile tools and other social media avenues that can be used to develop and manage your online presence, thereby increasing the impact and visibility of your research.


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