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Search for topics and other descriptors in Scopus/WoS

Scopus® and Web of Science® are intranets of payment oriented to scientific searches that allow to support investigations through bibliographical sources of quality and with high level of cites, as it allows to recognize, limit and refine the search to … Continue reading

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Reference managers

One of the aspects that are a pain in the neck for most of the investigators when elaborating their reports, articles, etc. is the management of bibliographical references, especially in those novice authors. However, this is a crucial labor that … Continue reading

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Preprint / Postprint

A preprint is an original manuscript, commonly electronic, that an author published before or even after been reviewed by peers (or by other evaluation system), edited or designed for the publication for the editorial of an academic journal. In other … Continue reading

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Keywords

The key words form, together with the title and the abstract the metadata of an article, and constitute therefore the “Presentation card” of a scientific publication. The author of a scientific article should aggravate his or her senses and research … Continue reading

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Scientific social networks: Academia.edu

See Scientific Social networks part 1: Research Gate Academia.edu is a social network that begins on September 2008 as an space for the researchers to share their works and in that way maximize their visibility at the same time making … Continue reading

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Promotion of research in social networks

In the XXI century the publication of academic and scientific work must be accompanied by a strategy of diffusion intended and scheduled, passing through the promotion of research in social networks. This new need arises associated with the concept of … Continue reading

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Impact factor, a scientific indicator to measure scientific journals

The Impact Factor is a Bibliometric Indicator devised by Eugene Garfield in 1955 (Garfield, 1955) in order to assess quantitatively and annually the contribution as a set that makes a magazine to the science. To do this, the magazine takes … Continue reading

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