News and notes for biology, July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018 in Biology

Farewell and thanks! This is probably my last post on this blog. Retirement will be a new chapter for me; I’m not entirely sure what it will hold yet but I’m looking forward to finding out! Rob McFarland has been named interim biology subject liaison to work with your collection requests and other information needs […]

Publications from WU Biology Dept., July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018 in Biology

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs from 2012 – July 2018. Future updates will depend on the next biology subject librarian. In the past, publications have not been added until published with vol.,issue and page numbers. [This practice may actually be changing. Consensus has not been reached but some scholars have argued that the epublication […]

News and notes for math & statistics, July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018 in Math

Farewell and thanks! This is probably my last post on this blog. Retirement will be a new chapter for me; I’m not entirely sure what it will hold yet but I’m looking forward to finding out! I am leaving you in good hands. Cindy Traub has been named interim math subject liaison to work with […]

Keeping up with scholarly communications issues

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018 in Uncategorized

This is probably my last post on this blog before my retirement from WU Libraries. I collected my favorite sources for thoughts and news about “scholarly communications” so you can selectively add them to your own workflow. This is an area where it is important to keep reading because things keep changing. The Scholarly Kitchen: […]

Scholarly communications selected links from July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 31, 2018 in Uncategorized

A new, simplified Scholarly Communications page is now available at Washington University. We hope you find it helpful. Evaluation by altmetrics Reliability and accuracy of altmetric providers: a comparison among Altmetric.com, PlumX and Crossref Event Data, by José Luis Ortega. Scientometrics [Epub ahead of print] https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-018-2838-z – a nice contribution to figuring out altmetric tools […]

Publications from WU Math & Statistics Dept., July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 30, 2018 in Math

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/math/pubs from 2012 – July 2018. Future updates will depend on the next math subject librarian. In the past, publications have not been added until published with vol.,issue and page numbers. [This practice may actually be changing. Consensus has not been reached but some scholars have argued that the epublication […]

Open Science by Design released by National Academies

By Ruth Lewis on July 30, 2018 in Biology, Math

A prepublication version of Open Science by Design is free-to-read at the National Academies site: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Open Science by Design: Realizing a Vision for 21st Century Research. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Accelerating Progress to Open Science section because it presents the recommendations along with relevant committee […]

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Biology books and ebooks added July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 27, 2018 in Biology

The library welcomes your requests and suggestions for library acquisitions. Email Rob McFarland at rmcfarland@wustl.edu or use forms, Recommend a Purchase for the Library or Recommend a Journal Purchase or Cancellation. Please specify format when you have a preference. Acute Neuronal Injury: The Role of Excitotoxic Programmed Cell Death Mechanisms 2nd ed. 2018 Denson G. […]

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Math books and ebooks added July 2018

By Ruth Lewis on July 27, 2018 in Math

The library welcomes your requests and suggestions for library acquisitions. Email Cindy Traub at ct@wustl.edu or use forms, Recommend a Purchase for the Library or Recommend a Journal Purchase or Cancellation. Please specify format when you have a preference. Additive Combinatorics: A Menu of Research Problems Bela Bajnok Taylor & Francis (CRCnetbase subscription) Algebraic geometry […]