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Focused on needs of researchers in the life and health sciences. Includes information about finding literature, protocols, and methods, setting up alerts to keep up to date, and help with publishing, and locating funding.
Note: Beall's List is no longer online. This is an archived version of the site as of January 2017 and will not be updated. This resource lists potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers according to somewhat controversial criteria.
SJR, developed from Google's PageRank™algorithm, imputes the relative prestige of journals contained in the Scopus® database from 1996. SCImago also provides H index, Total Docs/current year, Total Docs. (3years), Total Refs., Total Cites (3years), Citable Docs. (3years), Cites / Doc. (2years), Ref. / Doc.
IPP = Impact per Publication (IPP) measures the ratio of citations per article published in the journal. SNIP = Source Normalized Impact per Paper measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
A cross-industry initiative to provide authors with criteria for evaluating journals, from BioMed Central, the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers, Directory of Open Access Journals, individual publishers and others.
The UGC is the Indian national higher education standards and credentialing agency. Since late 2016, only articles published in journals listed here are eligible for consideration in hiring and tenure considerations.
Links to a 2012 article in Human Mutation These terms refer to essentially the same thing - "the smallest unit of publishable information: an assertion about anything that can be uniquely identified and attributed to its author".
The American Medical Association's style guide provides information on different publications types, such as review articles and guidelines, as well as detailed guidance for manuscript preparation and formatting references.
Penn Libraries have an institutional plan with the PeerJ journals. The libraries support a lifetime membership at the Basic level (basic level provides one article per year) for Penn faculty who have been accepted for publication with PeerJ.