Annual Meeting Report

Editor Decision Support Tools

MODERATOR: Tony Alves Aries Systems Corporation North Andover, Massachusetts SPEAKERS: Elizabeth Caley Meta, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Toronto, Ontario, Canada Anita Bandrowski SciCrunch/NIF/RRID University of California, San Diego La Jolla, California Timothy Houle Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts Chadwick DeVoss NEX7, StatReviewer Madison, Wisconsin REPORTER: Darren Early American Society for Nutrition Rockville, Maryland Tony Alves introduced the session by informing the audience he would focus on three new tools: Meta, the Resource Identification Initiative, and StatReviewer. Elizabeth Caley began by noting that Meta had recently been acquired by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which strives to develop collaborations between scientists and engineers, enable tools and technologies, and build support for science. The Meta Science platform was built using artificial intelligence to enable article discovery. It is currently used by researchers at >1200 institutions and includes 44 million unique pages. The Bibliometric Intelligence tool uses deep predictive profiling to predict Eigenfactor, citations, and top percentile rank in order to answer three core questions about a submitted manuscript: 1) Is it a fit for the journal? 2) What is its potential impact? and 3) Who are the best reviewers for it? This analysis helps editors pinpoint manuscripts at the time of submission that are appropriate for their journals and likely to be of high impact. Bibliometric Intelligence can thus be used to pre-rank manuscripts and intelligently cascade them to sister journals within a publisher’s portfolio. The algorithm’s results are regularly tested against the actual performance of articles. A detailed white […]

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