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En breve recibiréis un email de Scipedia con un enlace para acceder a un formulario donde podréis elegir vuestras áreas de especialidad de entre aquellas definidas para RIMNI, así como los idiomas (español, portugués y/o inglés) [...]

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This article provides an analysis of the critical aspects that editors must consider when managing the peer-review process. While the evaluators assure the quality of a journal, the editor(s) must take steps to improve the process with two main objectives: promoting academic recognition [...]

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We introduce the Publons system to information professionals, journal editors, and scientists. Publons is an online platform owned by Clarivate Analytics that allows users to create their own reviewer CV. It makes visible a hidden part of a scientists’ job while also allowing journals [...]

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The peg of this report is the 14th edition of the International Society for Informetrics and Scientometrics (ISSI) Conference, which was held in Vienna in 2013 and was by far the biggest event in this field. Based on this conference the author discusses the hottest and most controversial [...]

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The system of scientific publication subjects the submitted manuscript to review, and it is common that many studies are rejected, for various reasons. Some researchers improve the study and achieve publication in another journal, while others abandon the effort and the work remains [...]

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One of the basic duties of scientific journals is the evaluation of the papers that they publish. The most common practice is peer review, in which several experts determine the reliability of the ideas and results as well as the potential impact on science. Studying the documentation [...]

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The proliferation of new communication technologies and the numerous websites that provide health information are a source of unimaginable new possibilities for improving health information and care due to their interactivity, ability to customize relationships with users, and ease [...]

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In 2006 Hwang’s fraudulent papers published in Science on stem cell research re-opened the debate on scientific misconduct. Taking this as a starting point, some reflections are put forward on the dimension of fraud in science. The singularity of Hwang’s case, due to its scientific, [...]

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No one disputes the need for science to be evaluated, but the evaluation is a source of continued controversy. The characteristics of major evaluations that have been carried out in the scientific research environment are presented in this article, including evaluations of articles [...]