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EJournals on Science Data and Data Science

Following is a list of journals from the JPL Library collection related to science data and data science:

All of the full text journals need to be accessed within the JPL network.  When you are at home or off-site, be sure to use Browser Remote Access (RAS) to tap into JPL network first.  You can set up Table-of-Contents alerts for any of the journals from the publishers’ web sites.  Contact the JPL Library Reference Desk (ext 4-4200 or library@jpl.nasa.gov) for assistance or comments regarding any library services or resources.

"Discovery AND Validation OF Kepler-452b" From The Astronomical Journal

One of the hottest news in late July is NASA’s announcement of the discovery of an earth-like planet, Kepler 425b.  Hundreds of news articles have been written and published, from CNN to Scientific American, space.com to NPR. Here is the link to the original, peer-reviewed paper from The Astronomical Journal:

DISCOVERY AND VALIDATION OF Kepler-452b: A 1.6 R? SUPER EARTH EXOPLANET IN THE HABITABLE ZONE OF A G2 STAR.

The Astronomical Journal, vol 150, no.2, August 2015

Related dates:  Received 2015 March 3, accepted for publication 2015 May 23

Published 2015 July 23 in the August 2015 issue

 

Journals in Environmental Sciences and Ecology

With JPL Library’s new addition of the ProQuest Natural Science Collection, we have access to the full text of many more journals in environmental sciences and ecology.  Here is a list of journals from various publishers.

According to Web of Knowledge, the following journals all have impact factors over 10! This means that, on average, each article published in these journals have been cited more than 10 times within two years of publication.

The following journals also have impact factors between 2 and 10, and they are all available via JPL Library’s subscriptions:

All of the full text journals need to be accessed within the JPL network.  When you are at home or off-site, be sure to use Browser Remote Access (RAS) to tap into JPL network first.  You can set up Table-of-Contents alerts for any of the journals from the publishers’ web sites.  Contact the JPL Library Reference Desk (ext 4-4200 or library@jpl.nasa.gov) for assistance or comments regarding any library services or resources.

 

AGU Books are Online Now!

For over 85 years, American Geophysical Union has published books that are relevant to the professional needs of working scientists and to the larger Earth and space science community.  JPL Library is happy to announce that we have purchased the electronic book collection from AGU for our scientists and all JPLers. This collection contains more than 600 books published from mid-twentieth century to 2014.

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