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Academia & Publishing

How to Measure the Impact of Scholarly Work with Research Metrics

Bibliometric data is indispensable when it comes to evaluating the impact of your scientific work. If you’re not afraid of facing one or two mathematical formulas, then you can learn how to interpret the most common metrics, such as Impact Factor or CiteScore, here.

Academia & Publishing

What Are Altmetrics and Why Do We Need Them?

Are tweets and blog posts the new citations? The advent of social networks has undoubtedly changed scholarly communication, and scientific impact can no longer be determined by traditional bibliometrics alone. If you haven’t already, it’s time to get familiar with alternative metrics!

Academia & Publishing

How De Gruyter’s New Open Source Font Came to Be

A new font will be used in De Gruyter’s journals and books from now on — one that can be used and shared free of charge, thanks to an open source license. We recently talked to the project managers Franziska Bühring and Florian Ruppenstein about the reasons for the change, which is part of De Gruyter’s open research strategy, and about the development process.

Academia & Publishing

How De Gruyter’s New Name Change Policy Came to Life

Academic authors may wish to change their name in a previous publication for a variety of reasons. To make the process easier and more discreet, De Gruyter decided to create a name change policy, which was published this week. We asked Charlott Schönwetter and Christene Smith from De Gruyter’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee about the ins and outs of the process.

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