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November 6, 2010, 8:00 AM


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  • 1. THE ALL NEW FACULTY OF 1000 Tom Waggitt November 2010
  • 2. INTRODUCTION  What we do  How we do it  The features of F1000  How F1000 works  The benefits of F1000
  • 3. WHAT IS F1000?  Post Publication Peer Review  1 million article abstracts  5,000 scientists  Evaluations
  • 4. THE FACULTY Faculty Section Section Section Topic Topic Topic TopicTopic Topic TopicTopic Topic 43 Faculties With 2-4 Heads of Faculty 5-14 Sections per Faculty with 2-4 Section Heads Over 200 sections with circa 5,000 Faculty Members and 5,000 AFM’s
  • 5. THE FACULTY  Identify and evaluate the most important papers they read each month • From any journal • Cannot select their own publications • Are not paid  Add relevant classifications (e.g. Novel Drug Target)  Cross-index to all relevant sections  Assign one of three positive ratings • Recommended, Must Read or Exceptional
  • 6. THE CORE OF F1000 An evaluation  Abstract  Full Text  Related articles  Purchase article  Downloadable  Comments  Dissents  SFX linking
  • 7. TOP 10 LISTS There are 3 types of Top 10 Lists:  Top 10 • All key papers in a particular field over the last 30 days or overall  Most Viewed • Most viewed evaluations over the past 30 days  Hidden Jewels • The most interesting papers from more specialized journals
  • 8. F1000 POSTERS  Open Access Repository  Launched in June 2010  Over 70 key conferences covered  Early release of novel research  Faculty evaluations
  • 9. F1000 REPORTS What are the F1000 Reports?  Review articles  Written by our Faculty Members  Abstract in PubMed  Full text in PubMed Central
  • 10. F1000’S MAGAZINE: THE SCIENTIST  Award-winning Magazine  Real issues  Daily News  Feature Articles  Profiles  ‘Naturally Selected’ blog  Top 7 F1000 evaluations  Feeds into F1000’s dynamic homepage
  • 11. SEARCHES How do you search?  Browse by subject area  Sort searches  Search PubMed simultaneously  Store favorite searches, evaluations and comments
  • 12. MY F1000 Making the most of F1000 • Enables customization • Email Alerts  Choose topics of interest from any section or faculty • Send your findings to a colleague
  • 13. BENEFITS OF FACULTY OF 1000 FOR YOUR PATRONS  Never miss an important article  Gives a crucial second opinion  Highlight key articles in adjacent fields  Saves time
  • 14. BENEFITS OF FACULTY OF 1000 FOR YOU  Increased usage of library resources  Helps identify key journals  A wealth of library resources  A unique service  Tiered pricing
  • 15. WHAT DO PEOPLE SAY ABOUT FACULTY OF 1000? “Faculty of 1000 is the most important tool for anyone working in the biomedical arena today.” Tom Waggitt – Sales Manager at Faculty of 1000
  • 16. WHAT DO PEOPLE SAY ABOUT FACULTY OF 1000? “The thing that’s missing from a lot of publications is the role of an interpreter who is an expert in the field. F1000 provides this missing link through the voices of its broad and diverse faculty.” Edward Benz – President, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • 17. WHAT DO PEOPLE SAY ABOUT FACULTY OF 1000? “I find Faculty of 1000 useful for three main reasons: identifying key papers in areas outside my own; highlighting papers in journals that I don’t normally read; and providing confirmation by an expert of a paper I have read (i.e. a second opinion).” Martin Raff – University College London and Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 18. STATISTICS  c. 95% renewal rate  Over 3,000 journals represented  Nearly 100,000 evaluations  Prestigious Faculty • 5 Nobel Prize winners • 75 Fellows of the Royal Society • 12 Lasker Prize winners • 136 Members of the National Academy of Science
  • 19. THE FUTURE FOR F1000 What are we planning?  More rankings • Journals • Institutions • Authors  Expanding coverage  More Faculty Members  COUNTER compliant stats  Request article from library
  • 20. CONTACT Tom Waggitt Sales Manager Faculty of 1000 Middlesex House 34-42 Cleveland Street London W1T 4LB United Kingdom T: +44 (0) 7896 558 116 F: +44 (0) 20 7580 1938 E: tom.waggitt@F1000.com