The Humanities and Social Sciences Library blog aims to introduce and share with you humanities and social sciences subject specific information, services and events brought to you by NTU libraries that is relevant to your studies and research in a conversational, timely and engaging manner.

Workshop: Introduction to altmetrics & PlumX

While traditional metrics (such as the h-index, citation counts and the journal impact factor) demonstrate the research impact of your articles, altmetrics can provide a means of showing the broader influence of your work, including your articles, books, conference proceedings, presentations, source codes and more, in the social realm.
Come to our workshop to find out ways to take advantage of altmetrics for your CV, grant applications and promotion & tenure portfolio.

Financial Innovation and Global Economic Welfare

Through historical examples, it was demonstrated that crisis can induce implementation of financial innovations, which not only address the challenges of the crisis but also provide permanent benefits to the economy.  Join this talk to hear sharing from Emeritus Professor Robert C. Merton, Winner of the Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1997.

Database Trials: NCCO, Archives Unbound and Sabin Americana

NTU Libraries is currently conducting trials of three databases from Gale, the Nineteenth Century Collections Online, the Archives Unbound and the Sabin Americana databases. Each of these databases provide a unique and wide-ranging set of materials for research and learning.