Posted by | Apr 26th 2013 | Comment
The bipartisan Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) was introduced in Congress on February 14, 2013. Co-sponsored in the Senate by Sens. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Ron Wyden (D-OR)...
Posted Apr 17th 2013 | Comment
Author: Randall J. LeVeque
Publisher: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Posted Apr 5th 2013 | Comment
NPG to launch Scientific Data to help scientists publish and reuse research data
PRESS RELEASE FROM NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP
4 April 2013
Contact: Rachel Scheer
Corporate Public Relations,...
Posted by Maryann Martone | Mar 29th 2013 | 1 Comment
Topic Refinement: objective & guiding criteria
As part of our ongoing effort to chart and shape the evolving landscape of future and emerging technologies, we have launched a public...
Posted by Maryann Martone | Mar 15th 2013 | Comment
Author: Piwowar, Heather
"Check out the robot.txt files for PMC for /pmc/articles/ and notice that GoogleBot is allowed, Bing and a few others are allowed, but User-Agent:* (the rest of us) are not...
Posted by Maryann Martone | Mar 2nd 2013 | Comment
Authors: Cachat, Jonathan
Grethe, Jeffery S
Larson, Stephen D
Martone, Maryann E
The number of available neuroscience resources (...
Posted by jcachat | Feb 10th 2013 | Comment
Author: Alistair Croll
Series: Datanami 2013
Posted by Maryann Martone | Jan 29th 2013 | Comment
Author: Jennifer Howard
Open access isn't just for scientists. Opening up research is an idea that appeals to more and more humanists and social scientists. The trick has been how those fields can...
Posted by Maryann Martone | Jan 22nd 2013 | Comment
Authors: Geoff Sawyer
Marc de Vries
The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) Programme, with consequent investment by the European Union (EU) and Member States of the European Space...
Posted by pebourne | Dec 17th 2012 | Comment
Author: Nick Scott
Inspired by the push towards altmetrics, Nick Scott sees great potential to better communicate indicators of academic success. But this does constitute impact? Here, he puts...