Recommended, a service which connects the research community with the most relevant content, has been launched by Springer Nature. The company says the service has been developed in response to the extensive and rapid increase in published research which makes it difficult for researchers to keep up to date with developments in their specific fields.
Facet Publishing has released Altmetrics: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Academics, edited by Andy Tattersall.
As the industry sees a shift in the way users search for content, librarians are in a unique position to influence the discovery process. The challenge is to make the content procured both searchable and accessible, so librarians are looking to content providers for help with discovery.
Scopus delivers a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. As the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature including scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, Scopus has intuitive tools that allow you to track, analyse and visualise research.
From researchers searching for collaboration partners to academic research leaders and government agencies evaluating research impact, SciVal is the tool of choice for hundreds of academic, business and government customers worldwide.
Cartoon abstracts are a very effective way to bring research to life, writes Daniel Pullin
Judy Verses is executive vice president for research at John Wiley and Sons
From pilots to practice, more and more publishers are warming to open peer review, reports Rebecca Pool