Video Tutorials

Monday, October 05, 2015

Enhancing Research Impact: Preparing the Manuscript

This video discusses the things you can do when preparing your manuscripts for publication to enhance your research impact, such as choosing a good title, writing a good abstract, assigning keywords, and choosing a journal to publish in.

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Enhancing Research Impact: Name Disambiguation

Author and affiliation name disambiguation is a major issue in collecting and evaluating research impact data, so a good way to enhance your research impact is to make sure your name and affiliation is as unambiguous as possible. This video discusses the ambiguity problem itself, ways to mitigate the problem, and long-term solutions such as the adoption of a unique ID system for researchers, such as ORCID.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Updated: Getting Started with BlueDogs - Yale School of Medicine's Learning Management System

This tutorial demonstrates the basics of using BlueDogs, Yale School of Medicine's learning management system, from a student's perspective.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Visualizing Research Impact Data

This video introduces various databases and tools which provide visualization graphs based on citation data. It also describes the general process of visualizing research impact data if you are to generate your own visualization graphs.

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Telling Impact Stories

This video introduces the Becker Model and how to use its list of indicators of impact to tell impact stories.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Quantitative Metrics of Impact: Author Level

This video introduces quantitative metrics of research impact at the author level, especially the h-Index, its limitations, and the alternative metrics proposed to overcome the limitations.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Quantitative Metrics of Impact: Journal Level

This video looks at various journal-level metrics of research impact as reported in tools such as Thomson Reuter's Journal Citation Reports and Elsevier's Scopus.