Monthly Archives: June 2018

Invitation to Vertigo Ventures’ Seminar on Engagement & Impact: Creating 4* RAE Impact Case Studies

(12 June 2018) Vertigo Ventures is pleased to invite you to their seminar on Engagement & Impact: Creating 4* RAE Impact Case Studies to be held on Thursday 21 June 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (followed by light refreshments) @ The Hub, 1/F., Fortune Building, 150-158 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. This seminar […]

June 12, 2018 10:16 am
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Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship at the British Library

(11 June 2018) The British Library announces the call for applications to the Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship 2018-19. Awarded by the Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT), the fellowship will be offered to an early to mid-career India-based scholar to work at the British Library. This Fellowship opportunity will involve working with the British Library’s […]

June 12, 2018 10:03 am
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MALA demands immediate implementation of Manipur Public Libraries Act 1988

(9 June 2018, Imphal) Demanding immediate implementation of Manipur Public Libraries Act 1988, a sit in protest was staged by Manipur Library Association (MALA) at Keishampat Leimajam Leikai community hall today. MALA vice president Dr Ch Ibohal, while speaking to media persons on the sideline of the protest, stated that the former President of India, […]

June 12, 2018 10:00 am
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Ruth’s Rankings 35: Come together: May updates lead to an investigation of Collaboration

By Ruth Pagell* (11 June 2018) The following three international ranking updates were released in May. 2018 CWTS Leiden Rankings, where I will focus on the Collaborations module 2018 Times Higher Education, with its ever growing list of Emerging Economies 2018 U21 National Higher Education system rankings, drilling down in “Connectivity” In addition, Malaysia updated […]

June 11, 2018 9:33 am
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Clarivate Analytics Invites Applications for 2018 Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis

Global award of US$25k to identify and recognize innovative research utilizing citation data (4 June 2018, Philadelphia) Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to enable researchers to accelerate discovery, invites researchers to apply for the Eugene Garfield Award for Innovation in Citation Analysis. Launched in 2017, in memory of Dr. […]

June 10, 2018 8:51 pm
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Elsevier releases 2017 CiteScore™ values

Citation impact metrics available for all peer-reviewed research journals, book series, conference proceedings and trade publications covered in Scopus           (31 May 2018, Amsterdam) Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, today released the 2017 CiteScore values, its latest assessment of thousands of serial scholarly publications, and is now freely available for Scopus […]

June 10, 2018 8:48 pm
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Annual Reviews publishes first multidisciplinary autonomous systems review journal

The Annual Review of Control, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems, led by Editor Naomi Ehrich Leonard, highlights theoretical and applied research in control and robotics that drives and enriches the engineering of autonomous systems. (1 June 2018) Annual Reviews, a nonprofit publisher of scholarly review journals for more than 85 years, announces the publication of the first […]

June 10, 2018 8:40 pm
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KAIST, University of Tokyo and POSTECH Top the Annual Reuters Ranking of Asia Pacific’s Most Innovative Universities for 2018

Powered by Clarivate Analytics data, the third annual Reuters Asia Pacific Top 75 ranking welcomes three new institutions, all from China  (5 June 2018, Hong Kong) KAIST, University of Tokyo and POSTECH top the Reuters 2018 ranking of Asia Pacific’s Most Innovative Universities. The Asia Pacific (APAC) ranking aims to identify and rank the educational […]

June 10, 2018 8:37 pm
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SAOA to digitize Indian Newspaper Reports for open access

(1 June 2018) The South Asia Open Archives (SAOA), administered by the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), has recently begun digitizing the Indian Newspaper Reports containing weekly translations and summaries of local Anglo-Indian and vernacular-language newspapers from the late nineteenth through the early twentieth centuries, from throughout South Asia. The digitization of 110 microfilm reels held by CRL […]

June 10, 2018 8:33 pm
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COAR and DuraSpace launch partnership

(6 June 2018) COAR (Confederation of Open Access Repositories) and DuraSpace are pleased to announce the launch of a collaborative partnership. Both organizations believe in a strong role for innovative open technologies to promote long-lasting and open access to digital data and information. In addition, we are jointly committed to supporting the adoption of repository […]

June 10, 2018 8:25 pm
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BoardVitals Hospice and Palliative Care exam question bank now available

(6 June 2018) Your students can now prep for their Hospice & Palliative Care certification exam with BoardVitals from STAT!Ref! This question bank is targeted to both the ABIM and AOA exams. Those subscribers that already have access to the complete, or all medical specialties package of test banks, this test bank has been added […]

June 10, 2018 8:21 pm
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Be the next Director, Content Management, State Library of Queensland

(6 June 2018) As Director, Content Management you will be accountable for ensuring that SLQ manages our collection asset, enabling access for both current and future users. You will be leading the branch and will be responsible for over 30,000 physical items being added to the collection annually while increasing eresource subscriptions and born digital […]

June 10, 2018 8:17 pm
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Competition heats up in the world of high quality scientific research

(7 June 2018) The United States is the world’s largest contributor to high-quality scientific research papers, followed by China and Germany, according to the Nature Index 2018 Annual Tables released today. These tables track by country and institution the research published in 82 high-quality journals each year, counting both the total number of papers and […]

June 10, 2018 8:14 pm
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Task force to review library security in Hong Kong

(6 June 2018) Hong Kong’s Leisure & Cultural Services Department has formed a task force led by an assistant director to review security measures on the management of library users’ personal data. It made the announcement today after Police arrested a former outsourced library employee believed to have obtained the account information of some library […]

June 10, 2018 8:10 pm
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Chinese library opens world to the blind with music, books and smartphone classes

(6 June 2018) In a small library in Kunming, the capital of China’s southwestern Yunnan province, you will find a group of people huddling over tables, running their fingers over Braille pages and discovering the world through their fingers. The library, opened by a private bookstore, is the first of its kind in the province […]

June 10, 2018 8:07 pm
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