Tag Archives: Journals

LaTeX hacks to save your life (and your co-authors’)

In light of this recent study by Knauff and Nejasmic (2014) that makes a lot of presumptive leaps on the utility and effectiveness of in scientific writing, my case for the utility of for every equation, reference, table, figure, and … Continue reading

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Surfing the Wave

As Dilara pointed out in her recent post, keeping track of all the new papers, programs, and techniques is an enormous challenge for the busy molecular ecologist. These days it seems that one should be following publications in Molecular Ecology, Molecular Ecology Resources (of course!), TrEE, Science, Nature, Ecology, PNAS, BMC Evolutionary Biology, and PLoS biology/genetics*. Of course, this doesn’t include those journals specific to your particular sub-discipline. – Finding New Papers –

The simplist way to keep track of new papers is with Google Reader. Google Reader, if you’re unaware, is google’s online Really Simple Syndication (RSS) reader. Basically, it lets you follow RSS feeds from searches on Pubmed, journals themselves, or blogs. In then colates on all the feed entries onto a single webpage. Essentially, you a list of journals and sublists with the most recent publications, abstracts, and links to the full articles. It definitely beats getting monthly table of contents emails.

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