Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
November 2021 Archive
Citation Management Tools - Alternatives to EndNote
Posted On: Sunday, November 21, 2021 - 13:21 by Steph Hendren
Many are familiar with EndNote as a helpful citation management tool that assists with collecting, saving, and citing papers. But sometimes EndNote can feel somewhat cumbersome to use. If you are on the market for a new citation manager, you might want to try out these other options.
Zotero is a freely available tool that offers desktop and Web versions and works well with both Windows and Mac. It is easy to use and makes collaborative projects relatively simple via Google Docs. If you run out of free storage, additional inexpensive storage space is available for purchase.
Categories: Explore Tools
Tags: endnote, mendeley, zotero, sciwheel, refworks, citation management
EndNote 20 Integrates Retraction Watch
Posted On: Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 13:49 by Samantha Kaplan, Ph.D.
There's never been a better time to update to EndNote 20! The latest version has been integrated with the Retraction Watch database. This means users will be alerted if any of the publications in their library are retracted! Update to EndNote 20 today and make sure you aren't citing retracted research.
Learn more about the latest update to EndNote on their Website. If you’re not currently an EndNote user, you can download it from Duke's Office of Information Technology. If you’re new to EndNote, sign up to take one of the…MORE
Categories: Resource Updates
Journal Impact Factor News
Posted On: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 10:32 by Margaret Graton
Did you notice a jump in the Journal Citations Report Impact Factor for one of your favorite journals this year? If so, good catch!
Journal Impact Factor calculations depend on the calendar year of publication. For journals that still publish in print, Clarivate traditionally used the print publication date to determine the year of publication. However, in the past 20 years, various models of online publication (early view, advance access, accepted articles) have been introduced. Typically, these online articles are citable with a stable DOI, weeks to months before they appear in a print issue, but have not been counted in the Journal Impact Factor until their print publication date.
For 2021, Clarivate has changed the game. …MORE
Tags: impact factor