On 11.05.2019 I will give a visiting lecture at the department of Information Science of the Hochschule für Technik und Wissenschaft in Chur (University of Applied Sciences, Chur/ Switzerland) on the use and usefulness of bibliometric and scientometric data for knowledge management. The focus is not only on classical citation data, but also on altmetrics […]
According to a press release by Springer Nature there is a new contract of the group with Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC). The deal is based on the principle of „read and publish“ and shall fulfill the requirements of Plan S. As noted by Springer Nature the „agreement limits the costs of publishing all UK […]
The Norwegian consortium for higher education and research and the publishing house Elsevier agreed two days ago to a national license. This provides Norwegian researchers not only access to articles published in Elsevier’s journals (including the society journals as The Lancet or CELL Press) but also the opportunity to publish their results Open Access. Seven […]
Today I held a workshop on scientific publishing in Economics & Business Administration at the Humboldt-University of Berlin. It was my first workshop which dealt specifically with publishing in the disciplines of Economics & Business Administration. The workshop focussed on these topics: scientific publishing and careers typology of scientific publishing, especially in the field of […]
For some, this may seem better than the Wiley Deal in Germany: French universities and research institutions have agreed in principle, through their Couperin consortium, to renew their national licence with Elsevier. In a letter sent on April 11 to Elsevier by Lise Dumasy, president of Couperin, details of the agreement, which is valid for […]
On 24.04.2019 I will hold a workshop on Scientific Publishing in Economics and Business Administration at the faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the Humboldt University of Berlin. The aim of the workshop is to inform scientists about the functions, contextual conditions (e.g. quality control, selection criteria, perceived quality of a journal/publisher) and parameters […]
Dear readers and anyone interested, just in time for Easter scinoptica science consulting changes its name to scidecode science consulting & research. The relocation of the web presence worked and all scinoptica URLs (especially the postings) are forwarding to scidecode.com. The scinoptica twitter account remains active and will spread my more personal view while the […]
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