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Clarivate reveals world’s leading and trusted journals with the 2024 Journal Citation Reports – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 6/21/24

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Clarivate Plc (NYSE:CLVT), a leading global provider of transformative intelligence, today released the 2024 update to the Journal Citation Reports (JCR). The reports provide an essential and comprehensive resource of high-quality journals, ranked by field to enable academic institutions, researchers and publishers to gauge the significance of journals in the global research landscape. Changes to journal rankings include the addition of the Emerging Sources Citation Index.

Only journals that have met the rigorous quality standards for inclusion in the Web of Science Core Collection are featured within the Journal Citation Reports, to ensure that users can confidently rely on the information and descriptive data provided. The annual reports provide a rich array of publisher–independent data, metrics and analysis to enhance user understanding of journal performance, including the widely recognized Journal Impact Factor (JIF) and the Journal Citation Indicator. …”

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Digital Preservation – Foundations and Theory Webcast

According to ACRL Insider interested librarians can “Join ACRL from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central on Wednesday, July 24 for the Online Learning webcast Digital Preservation – Foundations and Theory

Many institutions have digital preservation programs in place. How did they get there? What principles of library work apply to digital preservation, and what foundational texts and standards apply specifically to the digital preservation world? Rather than focusing on technology, tools, and platforms, this webinar emphasizes the organizational and foundational understanding needed to choose and utilize technology efficiently for the best preservation outcomes. The webinar will provide a strong basis for librarians beginning digital preservation tasks, those engaged in these tasks who want to review their program and refresh their understanding, and managers and colleagues who may not be involved in this work but need to understand the work as it pertains to them.

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Librarians gathered in London for a full-day DAM Workshop

Citing a press release, Library Technology Guides reports thatOn May 30, 2024, digital collection librarians from institutions such as Oxford University, Kings College London, and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) gathered in London to participate in developing the next-generation DAM system that will ensure the longevity of special collections while making them easily discoverable.

First, we tackled a pressing concern: threats to digital collections. Protecting our cultural legacy from unpredictable events is essential, so librarians are taking an active role in building new preservation solutions. Attendees and the Ex Libris team have explored different options for applying digital preservation concepts to their rare collections.


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