Tuesday, 21 April 2009

Web of Knowledge sessions at JCU

JCU library is offering expert training for staff and postgraduate students in using the Web of Knowledge to enhance their research. Steven Werkheiser – visiting Thomson Reuters’ trainer from Sydney will be presenting.

Monday April 27
Room B1.104 Library Building

Tuesday April 28
Eastern Group Room, top floor, Mabo Library

Session content:
Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators
Times: Cns 1300-1350; Tsv 0900-0950
  • Five-year Impact Factor – A longer time span provides you with more accurate trends
  • Impact Factor “boxplots” and Rank-in-Category Tables – Visualize Impact Factor and how a journal ranks in different and/or multiple categories
  • See how journal self-citations affect Impact Factor
  • Eigenfactor, a metric that uses citing journal data from the entire JCR file to reflect the prestige and citation influence of journals by considering scholarly literature as a network of journal-to-journal relationships
Web of Knowledge enhancements and Web of Science citation searching with Endnote Web
Times: Cns 1400-1500; Tsv 1000-1100
  • Recent enhancements to the Web of Knowledge platform including searchable funding data
  • The new Conference Papers Citation Index – Science, and Social Science & Humanities, and how this effects citation counts within the Web of Science
  • Citation map feature providing graphical display of an article's backward and forward citations
  • EndNote Web and how sharing can enhance collaboration among researchers
  • ResearcherID allowing researchers to manage their publications and access citation metrics
BIOSIS on the Web of Knowledge
Times: Cns 1500-1530; Tsv 1100-1130
  • Look at detailed BIOSIS indexing available through the Web of Knowledge interface
  • Unique Refine and Analyze fields

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