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Whither Science Publishing?

Posted by | Aug 14th 2012 | 1 Comment


The Shiny Digital Future

Posted by Maryann Martone | Aug 13th 2012 | Comment

Authors: Mike Taylor Matt Wedel Darren Naish A collection of blogs on open access from the Sauropod Vertebra Picture of the Week #AcademicSpring webiste.  Many more entertaining blogs on dinosaurs...


How Academic Biologists and Physicists View Science Outreach

Posted by Maryann Martone | Aug 13th 2012 | Comment

Author: Ecklund, Elaine Howard James, Sarah A Lincoln, Anne E Scholars and pundits alike argue that U.S. scientists could do more to reach out to the general public. Yet, to date, there have been few...


Publishing in the 21st century: Minimal (really) data standards

Posted by Maryann Martone | Aug 10th 2012 | 1 Comment

The following were a set of recommendations that arose from a workshop held at NIH in August 2010 as part of the Link Animal Models to Human Disease (LAMHDI), a database of animal models that allows...


Bring On the Transparency Index

Posted by Ivan Herman | Aug 3rd 2012 | Comment

Authors: Adam Marcus  Ivan Oransky  


Methods: Face up to false positives.

Posted by Maryann Martone | Jul 31st 2012 | Comment

Author: Macarthur, Daniel Journal: Nature 2012 vol 487 issue 7408 pagination 427-8 PMID: 22836983 PMCID: 0 ISSN: 1476-4687


Part B of Supplemental Journal Article Materials Recommended Practice issued as a draft for comments

Posted Jul 31st 2012 | Comment

From our discussion list:  NISO and NFAIS have been running a project for a couple years to provide guidance to publishers on best practices for supplemental materials to articles.  The technical...


Another rant about academia and open source

Posted Jul 31st 2012 | 1 Comment

Author: Sebastian Benthall  


New MyExperiment 2.0 is Research Object based

Posted by Maryann Martone | Jul 25th 2012 | Comment

Carole Goble, FORCE11 member, has announced that the Wf4ever project will produce a new myExperiment 2.0 which is Research Object based, and will be part of the GigaScience Journal platform.