Tag: journal

Alerts on recent publications

The website JournalsTOCs provides Table of Contents (ToC) for many journals. You can receive email alerts of new issues after registration, which is free. Many (scholarly) databases offer the possibility to subscribe to alerts to stay informed on new content via email or RSS feeds.    Read more

Article submission for publication

How do you get your article published in a journal? How do you choose the right journal? The Knowledge Center for Health Ghent (KCGG) lists several tips on getting published for the medical sciences. Here's a selection of generally applicable tips. How do you select a journal? CriterionTools Content Manuscript ...    Read more

Assess the quality of a scholarly journal

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. General guidelines Think. Check. Submit is a checklist to help you identify trustworthy journals and publishers. Have (many of) your trusted peers published ...    Read more

Creative commons: open licence for copyrighted works

General info 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. ...    Read more

Journal: what does "peer-reviewed" mean?

It is essential to researchers to publish in peer-reviewed journals. A peer review means that the quality of the research will be assessed by colleagues before publication. In practice, peer review works like this: Submit: You send your article to a journal. The subject of your article falls within the ...    Read more

Open Access colours: gold, green, hybrid and more

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 ...    Read more

Open Access to your publications

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 ...    Read more

Publishing: how do you find the right journal to publish your article?

You wrote an article and now it is time to find the right journal to publish it in. Many different things can influence your choice. Find out more about some handy tools and illuminating sources that can help you in your selection on the page "How to publish" ...    Read more

Remote access & VPN

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 ...    Read more

Web of Science (WoS): introduction

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 ...    Read more