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Cheatin’ Hearts

This month marks the 5th anniversary of the historic collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings, which precipitated the global financial crisis now known as the Great Recession. The economic devastation resulted […]... More>


Academic Observer

Journal Impact Factors

Henry L. Roediger, III, chair of APS's Publications Committee, says Impact Factors are a flawed measure in academic publishing. ... More>


Member Article

Citation-Based Indices of Scholarly Impact: Databases and Norms

Scholarly impact has long been an intriguing research topic as well as a crucial factor in making consequential decisions. As decision makers ramp up their reliance on objective measures, quantifying scholarly impact effectively has never been more important. ... More>


Student Notebook

Stepping Into the Mentor Role

Mentoring an undergraduate student may be a valuable professional experience for graduate students. ... More>


Presidential Column

Future.com

One of the great things about being in academia is that you never know for sure what each day is going to bring. Just recently I opened a letter from […]... More>