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Publish or Perish

Anne Welsh4 September 2009

Peter Williams has recently completed a study with The Committee on Publication Ethics, examining how and why journals retract articles. By exploring editors’ experiences of the retraction process and the nature of retraction statements COPE hopes to develop guidelines for authors. The study was featured in a recent THE article on the ‘Publish or perish’ factor in withdrawal of science papers. article

 

Pete was awarded an Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Research Studentship for 2008-2009.

(This item was originally posted to the UCL DIS News & Events page by D.J. Clarke)

Image: Pete’s departmental webpage

 

BME staff in library and information science profession

Anne Welsh9 April 2009

A new report commissioned from the Department’s CIBER research group by CILIP in London has been co-authored by Pete Williams, and is available for download:

Peter Williams and David Nicholas. Exploring the low representation of Black and Minority Ethnic staff
in the library and information science profession: case study of London: a study by CIBER, UCL commissioned by CILIP in London. [pdf]. UCL, 2009
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Pete was awarded an Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Research Studentship for 2008-2009.

(A version of this item was originally posted to the UCL DIS News & Events page by D.J. Clarke)

Image: Pete’s departmental webpage