Altmetrics are non-traditional, quantitative indicators as an alternative to more traditional indicators such as the Journal Impact Factor and the H-Index. Some examples of altmetrics are
number of downloads of your publication
number of mentions on twitter
number of times your publication was added to an online reference manager such ...
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?
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 trustworthy journals and publishers.
Have (many of) your trusted peers published ...
Articles included in one of the ISI Web of Science indexes 'Science Citation Index', 'Social Science Citation Index' or 'Arts and Humanities Citation Index'. Limited to the publications document type: article, review, letter, note, proceedings paper.
When an article is already included in Web of Science, both ...
You want to base your academic, scientific research on scientifically sound sources. Often, the publisher already gives you an insight into how reliable the source is; publishers of A1-journals, for instance, already peer-review their articles. Academic libraries collect scientific literature, etc.However, you can also find many interesting sources on ...
The Appraisal of Guidelines for Research & Evaluation Instrument (AGREE II) is a general tool for authors and users of guidelines to evaluate the methodological quality of clinical guidelines. The AGREE II tool is available in different languages, including Dutch and English.
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 ...
Retraction Watch is a database that lists retracted (retractions) or corrected (corrections) publications, or publications with an expressions of concern. A blog is connected to the databese, highlighting some of the retracted publications. Retraction Watch started in 2010, which means you will not find older publications in the collection. The ...
How do I formulate my research question and how do I formulate selection criteria?
Formulate a research question in which, if possible, all aspects of your topic are named. The PICO model is a tool for setting up a clinical research question. In this model the patient category (Population/Patient), ...