40 pages tagged "academia behind the scenes"

How to ensure your paper achieves the impact it deserves?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Mon 15 Jan 2018 09:09
Discusses the workflow I use to communicate a new paper

CYGNA: Building your academic brand through social media
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 13 Jan 2018 14:48
Introduces CYGNA and two presentations about social media in academia

Want to impress at an academic job interview?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 11 Jan 2018 08:49
Shows you how to use PoP do some intelligence gathering to make a good impression at a job interview

Why does my paper get a desk-reject time and again?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 10 Jan 2018 22:44
About the importance of joining the journal’s “conversation”

How to prevent burn-out? About staying sane in academia
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 10 Jan 2018 19:54
Provides twelve suggestions on how to prevent burn-out and keep your sanity

Citation analysis: Tips for Deans and other administrators
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 9 Jan 2018 08:20
Provides recommendations for Deans and senior administrators for fair and equitable research evaluation

How to write successful funding applications?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 9 Jan 2018 08:14
Provides ten tips for successful funding applications

The mystery of the phantom reference
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 6 Jan 2018 15:51
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 Sat 6 Jan 2018 15:51
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 Sat 6 Jan 2018 15:51
Explains how performance, practice, participation and persistance are needed to publish academic papers

From h-index to hIa: The ins and outs of research metrics
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 6 Jan 2018 15:16
Explains two key research metrics and compares three sources of citation data: the Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar.

Google Scholar is a serious alternative to Web of Science
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 2 Jan 2018 09:08
Argues that Google Scholar needs to be treated as a serious alternative data source for citation analysis

Presenting your case for tenure or promotion?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Thu 21 Dec 2017 11:56
Shows how to make your case for tenure or promotion by comparing your record to a relevant peer group

Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 9 Dec 2017 17:13
Discusses the phenomenon of predatory open access journals

The mystery of the phantom reference: a detective story
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 9 Dec 2017 11:33
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

Making your case for impact if you have few citations
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Wed 29 Nov 2017 12:50
Provides advice on strategies to demonstrate impact with a very low citation level

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

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

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

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

Microsoft Academic is one year old: the Phoenix is ready to leave the nest
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 6 Jan 2018 15:55
The third of my trilogy of papers on Microsoft Academic reporting on its coverage one year after its re-launch

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 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

Do Google Scholar, Scopus and the Web of Science speak your language?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 16 Jan 2018 09:26
Short summary of white paper on the coverage of non-English language publications in three major databases for citation analysis

Bank error in your favour? How to gain 3,000 citations in a week
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 9 Jan 2018 08:20
Shows how I gained 3,000 citations in a week through inaccurate publication matching in the Web of Science

What is that conference networking thing all about?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 6 Jan 2018 15:55
Reflections on the importance of networking in academia and tips on how to do it

Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 6 Jan 2018 15:51
White paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

Replication studies: learning from failure and success
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 6 Jan 2018 15:12
Short commentary illustrating the importance of replication through two examples

Replication study gives thumbs up for the individual annual h-index
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Sat 9 Dec 2017 10:00
Applies the hIa index for a large sample of academics in the United Emirates

Running the REF on a rainy Sunday afternoon: Do metrics match peer review?
Anne-Wil Harzing - updated Tue 28 Nov 2017 10:55
Short summary of white paper that proposes replacing the REF with a metrics-based exercise

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

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

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