Researchers can choose from tens of thousands of scholarly journals to disseminate their research results. It is not always easy to find out which ones are reliable.
Think. Check. Submit is a checklist to help you identify the right journal for your research.
Does Web of Science list ...
A Creative Commons licence is an open licence. These kinds of licences allow certain, globally recognised, standardised re-use of copyrighted material. It is a so called upfront licence. You don't have to ask for permission to access, share or use a protected work, the permission is granted automatically. ...
Open Access comes in different colours. While we especially use the term green OA, gold OA and hybrid OA, other terms refine those broader terms.
This tip addresses some of the Open Access flavours.
Diamond Open Access: not-for-profit, non-commercial organizations, associations or networks publish material that is made available online ...
Open Access refers to the practice of making peer-reviewed scholarly research and literature freely available online to anyone interested.
Open means anyone can freely access, use, modify, and share for any purpose, subject, at most, to requirements that preserve provenance and openness. It does not affect authors' freedom to choose ...
For copyright reasons, most electronic resources (databases and journals) can only be consulted within the UGent network. In the library catalogue they have an indication "UGent only". You don't have to be on campus to be able to access these resources.
Off-campus access is easy through Athena. Just open ...
For news from funders, information on PHD defense and other research Q&A during the corona pandemic, check the overview on the research pages on the university's portal.
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The library is still there, though remotely, to support you. Check the services and due dates on loans and ...
Google Scholar is Google's sibling, but for academic sources. The video below is an excerpt from a tutorial and shows you how you can use the basic features of Google Scholar, such as:
When should I use Google Scholar?
How do I access Google Scholar?
How can I get to ...
Scopus is an interdisciplinary bibliographical database. The video below is an excerpt from a tutorial and explains some of the basic features, such as:
How do I access Scopus?
How do I use the basic search feature in Scopus?
How do I sort and filter my search results?
How do ...
Web of Science (WoS) is a portal of several scholarly databases. The video below is an excerpt from a tutorial and walks you through some of the basic features, such as:
How do I access Web of Science?
How do I search for A1-publications only?
How do I use basic ...
Web of Science (WoS) is a portal of several scholarly databases. Ghent University has access to:
Science Citation Index (SCI)
Social Science Citation Index (SSCI)
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI)
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S)
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH)
Emerging Sources ...