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About GMEs and Data: Geese and Golden Eggs

Posted by | 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...


Altmetrics are the central way of measuring communication in the digital age but what do they miss?

Posted by Philip Bourne | 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...


Top seven predictions for the future of research

Posted by Maryann Martone | Dec 14th 2012 | Comment

Author: Sarah Porter Torsten Reimer Series Title: JISC Inform 2012  


FORCE11 Gains Momentum: Creating the Future of Research Communications and e-Scholarship

Posted by Maryann Martone | Dec 3rd 2012 | Comment

Authors: Anita de Waard, Maryann Martone Scientists, scholars, publishers, and librarians in many locations and disciplines are developing methods and tools to improve the process of creation,...


Report on the International Workshop on Scholarly Attribution

Posted by Maryann Martone | Nov 19th 2012 | Comment

Author: Irene Hames There are no universal conventions that determine which scholarly contributions qualify individuals as authors or that unambiguously convey authorship precedence. As a consequence...


How to Build a Bad Biological Database

Posted by Maryann Martone | Nov 5th 2012 | Comment

Author: woodforthetrees http://woodforthetrees.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/how-to-build-a-bad-biological-database/


Altmetrics can help surface quality content: Jason Priem on the Decoupled Journal as the achievable future of scholarly communication

Posted by Maryann Martone | Nov 5th 2012 | Comment

Author: Jodi Schneider http://jodischneider.com/blog/2012/11/04/altmetrics-can-help-surface-quality-content-jason-priem-on-the-decoupled-journal-as-the-achievable-future-of-scholarly-communication/  


More Than Just Access: Delivering on a Network-Enabled Literature

Posted by Maryann Martone | Oct 30th 2012 | 1 Comment

Author: Cameron Neylon  


Alliance for Permanent Access (APA) 2012 Conference: 6-7 Nov

Posted by Maryann Martone | Oct 24th 2012 | Comment

APA is an EU sponsored consortium concerned with long term open and shared usability of digitally represented information. Their motto is: "Keeping digital resources accessible, understandable and...