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Keeping Current: Faculty of 1000

24 September 2012 - 1:37pm by dph24

Faculty of 1000 (F1000) is a literature-awareness tool for the biomedical sciences. This resource is an in-depth directory to the top articles in biology and medicine, as recommended by faculty (over 5,000 expert scientists and clinical researchers, assisted by 5,000 associates). Many Yale researchers contribute to this database of reviews.  It is a useful tool for keeping up with the most talked about articles in your field.

Read. Review. Write. Edit. Be a Part of the YJBM

24 January 2012 - 11:17am by dph24

The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine is a quarterly journal reviewed and edited by Yale biomedical faculty and students. The journal aims to showcase outstanding research articles from all areas of biology and medicine, publish significant case reviews, and provide both perspectives on personal experiences in medicine and reviews of the current state of biology and medicine.

Each Issue of YJBM features a Focus Topic. Upcoming Focus Topics are:

  • March 2012: Translational Medicine
  • June 2012: Biomedical Engineering
  • September 2012: Educating yourself in Bioinformatics
  • December 2012: The Brain

YJBM is available on PubMed Central and is an open-access publication. All publication costs are covered by the journal.

Please contact the editors at yjbm@yale.edu if you would like to discuss ideas for articles or are more interested in writing book reviews or reporting on various medical and scientific symposia occurring at Yale.

2010 data from Journal Citation Reports

29 June 2011 - 2:53pm by dph24

Interested in impact factors or citation metrics for journals? JCR, Web of Science’s Journal Citation Reports, now has this data available through 2010. If you want metrics for specific articles and authors; h-index or g-index information, or an eigenfactor score, contact one of our librarians. They can show you how to find this information in JCR and in other databases such as Scopus.

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