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Open by default: a proposed copyright license and waiver agreement for open access research and data in peer-reviewed journals.

Posted by | Oct 8th 2012 | Comment

Authors: Hrynaszkiewicz, Iain Cockerill, Matthew J ABSTRACT: Copyright and licensing of scientific data, internationally, are complex and present legal barriers to data sharing, integration and...


Dealing with data: a case study on information and data management literacy.

Posted by Maryann Martone | Oct 3rd 2012 | 1 Comment

Authors: Haendel, Melissa A Vasilevsky, Nicole A Wirz, Jacqueline A   Journal: PLoS Biol 2012 vol 10 issue 5 pagination e1001339 PMID: 22666180 PMICD: 0 ISSN: 1545-7885


Misconduct accounts for the majority of retracted scientific publications

Posted by Maryann Martone | Oct 2nd 2012 | Comment

Authors: Fang, F. C. Steen, R. G. Casadevali, A. A detailed review of all 2,047 biomedical and life-science research articles indexed by PubMed as retracted on May 3, 2012 revealed that only 21.3%...


We must be open about our mistakes.

Posted by Maryann Martone | Sep 25th 2012 | Comment

Authors; Woodgett, Jim Journal: Nature 2012 vol 489 issue 7414 pagination 7 PMID: 22962696 PMCID: 0 ISSN: 1476-4687


Future impact: Predicting scientific success.

Posted by Maryann Martone | Sep 23rd 2012 | Comment

Authors: Acuna, Daniel E Allesina, Stefano Kording, Konrad P This article presents a method of predicting the likely future success of a researcher (at least their future h-index), based on...


Walking away from the American Chemical Society

Posted by Maryann Martone | 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