My double life: playing and changing the scholarly communications game. By Lizzie Gadd

I love my job.  I work as a "Research Policy Manager (Publications)" at Loughborough University.  And I spend my time understanding and advising on how we can improve the quality and visibility of our research.  However the strategies for achieving this aren't as straightforward as you might think.  And increasingly I feel like I'm leading … Continue reading My double life: playing and changing the scholarly communications game. By Lizzie Gadd

Job Opportunity: University of Greenwich is looking for a Research Outputs Manager!

Greenwich Research and Enterprise Location:  Greenwich Salary:  £38,183 to £46,924 plus £4546 London weighting Contract Type:  Open Closing Date:  Monday 20 March 2017 Interview Date:  To be confirmed Reference:  1346 Greenwich Research and Enterprise (GRE) is the University’s central office responsible for developing a supportive research culture and establishing links with industry and enterprise. GRE works across four … Continue reading Job Opportunity: University of Greenwich is looking for a Research Outputs Manager!

Journal Metrics in Context: How Should a Bibliomagician Evaluate a Journal? Guest post by Massimo Guinta

In the world of academia and research, “publish or perish” has become more complicated than ever. It’s not enough to merely publish, one has to publish in a high-impact journal, in the hopes of getting noticed, and more importantly, perhaps, getting funded for further research. Institutions are urging their researchers to publish in high-impact journals. … Continue reading Journal Metrics in Context: How Should a Bibliomagician Evaluate a Journal? Guest post by Massimo Guinta