Basic List of Veterinary Medical Serials, Third Edition: Using a Decision Matrix to Update the Core List of Veterinary Journals (Report)

Basic List of Veterinary Medical Serials, Third Edition: Using a Decision Matrix to Update the Core List of Veterinary Journals (Report)

INTRODUCTION Core lists are often a key resource in library collection development and evaluation. For initial collection building, a core list can provide needed direction in identifying materials for first purchase. In the case of an existing collection, a core list can serve as a benchmark for evaluating a collection or as a guide during […]

Setting Research Priorities by Applying the Combined Approach Matrix (Report)

Setting Research Priorities by Applying the Combined Approach Matrix (Report)

Background & objectives: Priority setting in health research is a dynamic process. Different organizations and institutes have been working in the field of research priority setting for many years. In 1999 the Global Forum for Health Research presented a research priority setting tool called the Combined Approach Matrix or CAM. Since its development, the CAM […]

The Complex Challenge of Setting Priorities in Health Research Investments (Commentary) ('Combined Approach Matrix') (Report)

The Complex Challenge of Setting Priorities in Health Research Investments (Commentary) (‘Combined Approach Matrix’) (Report)

In this issue Dr Abdul Ghaffar from Global Forum for Health Research in Geneva, Switzerland, presents the application of “Combined Approach Matrix (CAM)” in addressing research priorities across several themes and contexts (1). CAM is a helpful tool for setting research priorities which was developed by the Global Forum for Health Research in 1999. Since […]