Document Object Identifier: Explained

When we collect data for our MyRA return we require you to update your e-staff profile and we ask (insist even) that you supply a Document Object Identifier (DOI). We also ask you to supply an ISSN. But what is this, and why do we need it? You can think of a DOI as a …

International Standard Serial Number: Explained

We we do our MyRA return we insist that you supply the ISSN (and DOI) for any publications that you enter into your e-staff profile. But what is an ISSN, and why do we need it? In the same way that an ISBN uniquely identifies a book, an ISSN uniquely identifies a periodical publication. This …

Australian Business Deans Council (ABCD): Revised Journal List Announced

The Australian Business Deans Council (ABCD) has just announced its revsied journal list (in draft form at the time of writing). From their web site (About Us), the ABDC was: “Established in 2002 to represent Australia’s higher education business faculties and schools, the ABDC is particularly concerned to improve Business education through curriculum development, and …

San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment

For those of you that take an interest in research assessment (and who doesn’t with MyRA and REF), this┬ádocument might be of interest. Thanks to Chung Lim for sending it to me.   Header image: Download from Google (30 May 2013): Labelled as free to reuse. Source http://www.flickr.com/photos/briansolis/6087889504/