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Walking away from the American Chemical Society

Posted by | Sep 16th 2012 | 1 Comment

Author: Jenica Rogers


Ten years on from the Budapest Open Access Initiative: setting the default to open

Posted by Maryann Martone | Sep 12th 2012 | Comment

Series Title: Budapest Open Access Initiative 2012  


Infrastructure Cuts Hit Databases Hard

Posted by Maryann Martone | Sep 8th 2012 | Comment

Authors: Monya Baker   Funding cuts by the US National Library of Medicine (NLM) are threatening five widely used biological databases, and user communities are now rallying to save them. Journal:...


Impact factor: researchers should define the metrics that matter to them

Posted by Maryann Martone | Sep 8th 2012 | Comment

Authors: Victor Henning William Gunn  


The glacial pace of scientific publishing: why it hurts everyone and what we can do to fix it.

Posted Sep 7th 2012 | Comment

Authors: Vosshall, Leslie B Journal: FASEB J 2012 vol 26 issue 9 3589-93 PMID: 22935905 PMCID: 0 ISSN: 1530-6860  


The Glacial Pace of Scientific Publishing: Why It Hurts Everyone and What We Can Do To Fix It

Posted by Maryann Martone | Sep 7th 2012 | Comment

Editorial by Leslie in FASEB showing how the slow pace of scientific publishing can ruin careers and wastes valuable time and money: "The chilling effect of the glacial pace of publishing extends...


How to bury your academic writing

Posted by Maryann Martone | Aug 30th 2012 | Comment

Series Title: London School of Economics and Political Science 2012


Transparency in Science Publishing

Posted by Maryann Martone | Aug 28th 2012 | Comment

As a new age in scholarly publishing dawns, improved standards for openness in communicating scientific information promise to eliminate biases and publication delays.


Opening Access to Research

Posted by Maryann Martone | Aug 24th 2012 | Comment

Author: Peter Suber  


Is this paper Open Access?

Posted by Maryann Martone | Aug 24th 2012 | 1 Comment

Peter Murray-Rust's blog Like the environmental "green" label, not all open access is truly open access.