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Misconceptions about writing a thesis (links) Mike Gould of Communication Consultants Michael Gould Associates BV. It’s publish (and get cited) or perish. A university department, research organization or individual’s impact factor can be evaluated using web services such as:

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Misconceptions about writing a thesis links

Misconceptions about writing a thesis (links)

Mike Gould of Communication Consultants Michael Gould Associates BV


It s publish and get cited or perish

It’s publish (and get cited) or perish

A university department, research organization or individual’s impact factor can be evaluated using web services such as:

  • Thomson Reuters’ Web of Knowledge (http://www.webofknowuledge.com)

  • Elsevier’s SCOPUS (http:// www.scopus.com)

  • Google Scholar (http://scholar.google.com), or

  • Microsoft Academic Research (http://academic.research.com)

    For Article-Level Metrics Information, see:

    http://www.plosone.org/static/almInfo.action


Misconceptions about writing a thesis links

Do you want to create a random pseudo-scientific article?

http://pdos.csail.mit.edu/scigen

The Sokal Affair: an experiment to test a journal's intellectual rigor and, find out if it would publish an article “liberally salted with nonsense if it (a) sounded good and (b) flattered the editors' ideological preconceptions.” The pseudo-paper was published:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sokal_affair

For a similar effect see this spoof lecture by an actor. Google: The Great Dr. Fox Lecture, A Vintage Academic Hoax


Some ideas worth considering

Some ideas worth considering

  • Should everyone submit the truth, the whole truth (and nothing but the truth)? http://www.reproducibleresearch.net/index.php/RR_material

  • Free subscription, no author charges, high quality! http://www.jstatsoft.org/

  • Read more about Open Culture http://free-culture.cc/freeculture.pdf

  • Open peer review e.g. http://copernicus.org


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