Gov't call for proposals has a requirement that proposer have an h-index over 18 (or... ). topic is Psychology. our psychologists think that's pretty rare. A way to search for psychology and sort by h-index? researcher id and scopus don't appear to have a way
The only dates we could get for our birthing class were 10/26 & 27. Cutting it close to 11/20...maybe the baby will be late. On the positive side, less time for me to dwell on what may happen and freak out.
Is "Impact Factor" essential cultural knowledge for an academic librarian? I mean, I know it has to do with citations to work that appears in the journal, but when I read that Journal X "has an impact factor of 3.9," should I know what that means?
JoVE Update: 1. The JoVE rep is contacting UConn faculty falsely saying that I am conducting an evaluation of JoVE and that faculty feedback is needed to help complete this evaluation. The rep names me as the faculty member's librarian even though such correspondence typically (but not always) occurs between faculty and subject librarians.
Salad idea I copied from a colleague: chop salad ingredients ahead of time to keep in the fridge. When you want a salad (or are getting lunch ready), it just takes five minutes to assemble it. Yes, it's obvious, but I hadn't thought of it. Now I eat salad more often and only have to chop twice a week, at most.