Author Archives: Brenna Helmstutler

About Brenna Helmstutler

Brenna is the Team Leader of Library Services for Health & Sciences. She is also the point person for faculty services in the library, and coordinates the library’s scholarly impact outreach program.

2017 Edition of Journal Citation Reports

The 2017 edition of Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is now available. 2017 data is for the previous JCR year, 2016, and includes 132 new journals. Journal Citation Reports data is extracted from Web of Science content. Click here to download … Continue reading

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Dr. Martha Polovich honored for contributions to nursing literature

Congratulations to Dr. Martha Polovich, clinical assistant professor and PhD program director of the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, who will receive the 2017 Rose Mary Carroll-Johnson ONS Distinguished Award for Consistent Contribution to Nursing Literature … Continue reading

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Eugene Garfield (1925-2017), Information Scientist and Father of Citation Analysis

Eugene Garfield founded the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) in 1955 along with the Science Citation Index, which evolved into the database Web of Science. Through his work with ISI, he founded citation analysis, developing the journal impact factor. This data is accessible from … Continue reading

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Distinguish yourself as a researcher–set up your ORCID

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ORCID is not new, but its significance has increased as researchers share the same name and individual researchers publish under different names over the course of their career.  This service involves a free registration on your part, offering linkage to other … Continue reading

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Updated: Altmetrics in CINAHL and Discover: Plum Print

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Both the CINAHL (Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature) database and the Discover Tool now have a great feature which measures altmetric scholarly impact. The Plum Print widget offered in Discover (e-books and articles) and CINAHL (articles) includes metrics such as usage … Continue reading

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Spring Newsletter for Health, Science, Education, and Policy

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The Health, Science, Education, and Policy (HSEP) Team newsletter for Spring 2016 is now available, featuring content about BioMed Central, ORCID, new books, and much more. The newsletter also includes HSEP librarian contact information and services supporting faculty, students, and staff with instruction, online resources … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Contributions to Health and Science Disciplines

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George Washington Carver ( 1894?-1943), was a scientist, botanist, inventor, and agricultural pioneer, developing new uses for the peanut and sweet potatoes and innovative methods of crop rotation. George Washington Carver: A Life George Washington Carver in His Own Words … Continue reading

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