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

Posted by | 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.   


From scarce narratives to abundant fragments and back again: Plotting a future for efficient scholarly communication

Posted by Maryann Martone | Jul 24th 2012 | Comment

The research paper is a comfortable and familiar form of communication for researchers in the sciences and humanities. The paper contains a narrative -- often actually two narratives: a story about...


Scientists’ Intuitive Failures Much of what researchers believe about the public and effective communication is wrong

Posted by Cameron Neylon | Jul 24th 2012 | Comment

Authors: Matthew C. Nisbet Dietram A. Scheufele Journal: The Scientist 2012 http://the-scientist.com/2012/07/23/opinion-scientists-intuitive-failures/


NSA Mimics Google, Pisses Off Senate

Posted Jul 24th 2012 | 1 Comment

Author: Cade Metz


The challenge for scholarly societies

Posted Jul 22nd 2012 | Comment

Author: Cameron Neylon Journal: Science in the Open 2012


Journal offers flat fee for 'all you can publish'.

Posted Jul 16th 2012 | Comment

Author: Van Noorden, Richard Journal: Nature 2012 vol 486 issue 7402 pagination 166 PMID: 22699586 PMCID: 0 ISSN: 1476-4687  


My data are your data.

Posted Jul 16th 2012 | 1 Comment

Author: Marx, Vivien Journal: Nat Biotechnol 2012 vol 30 issue 6 pagination 509-11 PMID: 22678394 PMCID: 0 ISSN: 1546-1696