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10 metrics you should be using to evaluate your library collection | Swe...
Measuring a library collection is complex, determining ROI is even tougher. We outline 10 metrics that can help you evaluate your library co
Bet-hedging-a triple trade-off between means, variances and correlations...
Much like bankers in times of economic unrest, organisms living in variable environments may adopt bet-hedging strategies to minimize risk w
Mendeley injects some pace into academia with fast, big data
London startup Mendeley is already beloved by researchers around the planet for helping them manage their work. Now it's unveiled a new prod
Why the printed paper is still king of the news | SwetsBlog
Newspapers or digital news? We explore the options for the most effective news delivery in the modern online world.
Centering the library in the research workflow | SwetsBlog
The final part of the series on Mendeley Institutional Edition looking at early adopters and to the future
Partnering to harness data capabilities | SwetsBlog
This post is first in a series looking at the Swets-Mendeley partnership, featuring interviews with David Main, CEO of Swets, and Dr Victor
Asia-Pacific perspectives on the impact of open access on librarians | S...
A follow-up post on open access and its impact on librarians, from an Asia-Pacific perspective
Knowledge mobilisation is a social process: Social media can support ind...
Already an active user of social media, David Phipps has recently been thinking about its potential as an academic tool. He concludes that k
7 essential ingredients for the future of eBooks | Swets
The eBook industry is developing at a rapid rate, but there are some key features of it that are still to be optimized for libraries, end-us
Applications of altmetrics allows for nuanced innovation in publishing -...
The digital transformation in publishing is bringing forth more than new reading platforms, gadgets and distribution options — it also bring
Helping libraries solve their cost, technology and service challenges | ...
This post from David Main, CEO of Swets, looks at the role an intermediary plays in the information services industry and how Swets addresse
Altmetrics for Librarians and Institutions: Part III | SwetsBlog
This third post in the series looks at the role of altmetrics in tenure and grant awards, departmental impact and institutional repositories
Altmetrics for Librarians and Institutions: Part II | SwetsBlog
Part II: Librarians and the benefits of altmetrics. The second part of this series of posts on altmetrics looks at specific benefits they ma
Altmetrics for Librarians and Institutions: Part I | SwetsBlog
Part I: Altmetrics landscape, impact and value. In this series of three posts we look at the world of emerging metrics as indicators of impa