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Report on the "Future of Research Communications" Workshop Dagstuhl, August 15-18, 2012

Posted by | Aug 4th 2012 | Comment

Authors: Ivan Herman Clark, Tim Anita de Waard

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.   

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

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