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Research Highlights | 2019-09-14
How many papers were published across the social sciences in August 2019? Which journals were most active, and which papers were trending in each discipline?
OOIR | 2019-09-04
Publishers of academic papers can transform bibliographic references into machine-readable metadata. Such “Open Citations” can, for instance, indicate interlinkages between journals. However, so far only 59% of all journals tracked at OOIR have made their citation data freely accessible.
Research Highlights | 2019-08-27
How sleep affects ideologies; what big data from a cycling monitoring app tells us; the legal risks behind the use of Machine Learning in predicting psychoses; and a new analysis of the wealthiest Thai families. – Trending social science research from 19 to 25 August 2019.
Research Highlights | 2019-08-18
This week's research highlights include a newly discovered John Locke manuscript; how tabloid media depicted Donald Trump in the 1980s and the 1990s; why the lighthouse should not serve as the quintessential example of a public good; and a new quantitative assessment of 1944-45 famines in Vietnam and Java.
Research Highlights | 2019-08-11
A major political science theory's racist foundations; making grad students replicate quantitative papers; and how blockchain technologies create "smart contracts".
Research Highlights | 2019-08-04
A weekly briefing of trending (and less trending) papers across the social sciences, 29 July - 4 August 2019.
Best of #AcademicTwitter | 2019-08-01
Tweets from the Journal of Politics and American Sociology Review shed light on editorial workload; and: how peer-reviewers may react if they find your pre-print.
Research Highlights | 2019-07-29
Which research papers received much attention across the social sciences in the week 22-28 July 2019 ("trending papers"), and which did not, despite sounding interesting ("neglected papers")? We offer a brief compilation.