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IJAGS April issue has new leadership at helm

By Faye Oney / March 29, 2018

Have you checked out the April issue of IJAGS? This issue is the first containing content fully curated by Mario Affatigato, professor of physics at Coe College and new IJAGS editor-in-chief.

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ACerS journals—Enduring quality, challenges ahead

By Eileen De Guire / July 7, 2017

The recently released Journal Citation Reports (JCR) provides some good news for the journals published by the American Ceramic Society, and it points to some challenges for the road ahead. JCR, published by Clarivate Analytics compiles scholars journal metrics such as impact factors, citation half-lives, etc. Of utmost importance, the articles published by the Society…

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Workshop tips for gaining the competitive edge in publishing

By Eileen De Guire / May 25, 2017

A workshop aimed at providing guidance to students and young professionals in writing good research papers was conducted at PACRIM12 on 22 May, sponsored by Saint Gobain.

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New journal impact factors released—It’s all good news for ACerS journals

By Eileen De Guire / June 25, 2013

Last week Thomson Reuters issued their annual journal impact factor statistics. For those in the scholarly publishing business, these metrics are indicators of a journal’s quality and how it stacks up against comparable journals. In short, the “impact factor,” which is the most commonly cited statistic, measures how often articles published in the previous two…

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Who is going to do the work? Workforce development for ceramic and glass industries

By Eileen De Guire / April 13, 2012

Workforce development is more than developing undergraduate programs. Three sessions at ICC4 will address the global, diversity and career development issues for building a robust ceramics and glass workforce. The bottom right image that looks like hot chocolate with marshmallows is an AFM  image of tin oxide nanostructures used by Brian Huey in a demonstration…

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