IDCC14 Preview: Paul Lewis

Five weeks today the 9th International Digital Curation Conference will be kicking off in San Francisco with a full programme of workshops, followed by the Pre-Conference Drinks Reception. In the fourth of our mini series of preview posts, Washington D…

Impact Round-Up 18th January: #altmetrics mania, adjunct invisibility, and quantitative sociology at Facebook.

Managing Editor Sierra Williams presents a round-up of popular stories from around the web on higher education, academic impact, and trends in scholarly communication. A sociologist working at facebook by Michael Corey at OrgTheory. Facebookers are heavily involved with academic pursuits…My own team (Growth … Continue reading

A Digital Preservation Residency at Dumbarton Oaks Library

The following is a guest post by Heidi Dowding, Resident at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library in Washington, DC As part of the National Digital Stewardship Residency program’s biweekly takeover of The Signal, I’m here to talk about my project at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.  And by the way, if you haven’t already […]

Moneyball for Academics: network analysis methods for predicting the future success of papers and researchers.

Drawing from a combination of network analysis measurements, Erik Brynjolfsson and Shachar Reichman present methods from their research on predicting the future success of researchers. The overall vision for this project is to create an academic dashboard that will include a suite of … Continue reading