38 pages tagged "academia behind the scenes"

The mystery of the phantom reference
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 19 Nov 2017 14:39
Shows how sloppy writing and sloppy quality control lead to a non-existing article being cited nearly 400 times

The mystery of the phantom reference: a detective story
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 19 Nov 2017 09:05
Short summary of white paper that shows how sloppy writing and sloppy quality control lead to a non-existing article being cited nearly 400 times

The four C's of getting cited
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 31 Oct 2017 08:16
Explains how competence, collaboration, care and communication help to ensure your work is getting the citation impact it deserves

The four P's of publishing
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 26 Oct 2017 13:45
Explains how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers

Citation analysis: Tips for Deans and other administrators
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 25 Sep 2017 15:30
Provides recommendations for Deans and senior administrators for fair and equitable research evaluation

The four C's of getting cited
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 18 Sep 2017 08:31
Short summary of white paper explaining why competence, collaboration, care and communication help to realise the citation impact of your work

Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 7 Sep 2017 08:22
Discusses the phenomenon of predatory open access journals

How to prevent burn-out? About staying sane in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 29 Aug 2017 15:52
Provides twelve suggestions on how to prevent burn-out and keep your sanity

From h-index to hIa: The ins and outs of research metrics
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 27 Aug 2017 12:16
Explains two key research metrics and compares three sources of citation data: the Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar.

Publish or Perish General Search - a Swiss Army Knife?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 18 Aug 2017 07:13
Lists five little known things you can do with the PoP General Citation Search

CYGNA: Building your academic brand through social media
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 7 Jul 2017 17:41
Introduces CYGNA and two presentations about social media in academia

Presenting your case for tenure or promotion?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 30 Jun 2017 14:44
Shows how to make your case for tenure or promotion by comparing your record to a relevant peer group

Research fraud: salutary reading for the Summer holidays
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 30 Jun 2017 06:34
Introduces Diederik Stapel's novel Derailment, a salutary tale of a researcher's downfall

Why does my paper get a desk-reject time and again?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 20 May 2017 18:54
About the importance of joining the journal’s “conversation”

How to write successful funding applications?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 20 May 2017 18:53
Provides ten tips for successful funding applications

Google Scholar is a serious alternative to Web of Science
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 26 Mar 2017 20:36
Argues that Google Scholar needs to be treated as a serious alternative data source for citation analysis

Want to impress at an academic job interview?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 26 Mar 2017 14:02
Shows you how to use PoP do some intelligence gathering to make a good impression at a job interview

The four P's of getting published
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 12 Feb 2017 16:12
Short summary of white paper explaining how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers

How to find your next research project?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 31 Dec 2016 22:03
Provides suggestions on how to find new and interesting research projects

Harzing.com blog 1 year old!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 15 Nov 2017 15:26
Celebrating my blog's first anniversary with the top-10 most read blogs

How to get listed on the ESI ranking of highly cited authors
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 27 Aug 2017 12:16
Illustrates how tongue-in-cheek papers might be taken seriously by naive (or desparate) academics

Microsoft Academic is one year old: the Phoenix is ready to leave the nest
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 3 Aug 2017 16:00
The third of my trilogy of papers on Microsoft Academic reporting on its coverage one year after its re-launch

Microsoft Academic: Is the Phoenix getting wings?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 3 Aug 2017 15:57
Compares citation coverage in the new Microsoft Academic with Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science

Publish or Perish increases transparency in academic appointments
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 20 May 2017 18:55
Illustrates how PoP has been used to expose nepotism and incompetence

How to conduct searches with Microsoft Academic
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 13 Apr 2017 16:40
Explains how to use Microsoft Academic as a new data source in Publish or Perish

What is that conference networking thing all about?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 1 Nov 2017 10:14
Reflections on the importance of networking in academia and tips on how to do it

Bank error in your favour? How to gain 3,000 citations in a week
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 21 Sep 2017 21:49
Shows how I gained 3,000 citations in a week through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

Return to Meaning: A Social Science with Something to Say
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 7 Sep 2017 09:05
Gives my reflections on my Summer reading "Return to Meaning" and pleads for individual initiative in creating Positive Academia

Welcome to my blog!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 27 Aug 2017 17:27
Introduction to Anne-Wil's blog

Gender and geographical diversity in the JIBS editorial board: an update
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 27 Aug 2017 12:19
Announces an update of white paper on editorial board diversity

Do Google Scholar, Scopus and the Web of Science speak your language?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 27 Aug 2017 12:14
Short summary of white paper on the coverage of non-English language publications in three major databases for citation analysis

Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sun 27 Aug 2017 12:13
Short summary of white paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 16 Aug 2017 14:43
White paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

Web of Science: How to be robbed of 10 years of citations in one week!
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 2 Aug 2017 23:26
Shows how I was "robbed" of citations through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

Publish or Perish: Realising Google Scholar's potential to democratise citation analysis
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 7 Jul 2017 17:40
Reports on a presentation at the Google Scholar Day: Changing current evaluation paradigms

Replication studies: learning from failure and success
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Fri 30 Jun 2017 14:03
Short commentary illustrating the importance of replication through two examples

EURAM Meet the editors panel
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 20 May 2017 18:53
Reports on a meet the editors panel at the 2016 EURAM conference

Replication study gives thumbs up for the individual annual h-index
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 27 Dec 2016 17:46
Applies the hIa index for a large sample of academics in the United Emirates