December 2012/January 2013

Is it an article? Is it a book? No, it's...

For some pieces of research, journal papers do not provide enough space to properly expand an argument but a monograph is too long. Sian Harris finds out why Palgrave MacMillan's authors are excited by a new programme that promises 'research at its natural length'

Information for invention

Engineering underpins every part of our lives. Sian Harris finds out about the information needs of engineers today

Making metrics more relevant

There are many questions about the relevance today of measuring the impact of research based on citations of journal articles. David Stuart examines whether emerging alternative metrics could provide some better insight

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