Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is an open access online repository devoted to the rapid dissemination of social science research. The Legal Research Network (LSN) is part of SSRN.
A large number of repositories are available for promoting and sharing open data and research files, including:
or further examples and information see: www.monash.edu/library/researchdata/guidelines/sharing
Rethinking legal scholarship : a transatlantic dialogue
Rob van Gestel editor.; Hans-W. Micklitz editor.; Edward L. Rubin 1948- editor.
Cambridge University Press, 2017
"Should legal scholarship aspire to the status of a science and gradually adopt more and more of the methods, (quality) standards, and practices of other (social) sciences? What sort of methods do we need to study law in its social context and how should legal scholarship deal with the challenges posed by globalization?"
EndNote is a database tool that helps you keep track of your research. It:
See the instructions and files required when using the AGLC style in the Referencing styles and Word tab.
Contact Kay Tucker or Caroline Knaggs for any Law EndNote queries.
The impact and influence of scholarly publications such as journal articles and books can be measured in a variety of ways. Metrics, such as the number of citations, can be used in grant and job applications to demonstrate the impact of your publications and research.
The Library's Research Impact and Publishing guide provides an overview of commonly used metrics, and advice for developing a publishing strategy:
Use the Citation tracking for Monash Law authors library guide to help you track and measure the use and research impact of your work.
Researcher profiles (or researcher portals) can maximise your research impact by:
They provide institutions with a means to more accurately measure performance, and can assist in identifying potential collaborators and opportunities for research funding.
The main profiling tools are:
Further reading: Heller L (2015) What will the Scholarly profile page of the future look like? Provision of metadata is enabling experimentation.
New Law topic articles in The Conversation
are part of a wider conversation around the use of measure to try and capture the potential impact of research within academia and beyond, including bibliometrics and other indicators such as teaching activities, changes to curriculum, awards etc.
For an overview read this Library Blog post, Understanding Altmetrics
Find out more on the Altmetrics Library guide.