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Deadline for session suggestions for Science Online London: Monday August 27th!

Posted by Maryann Martone | Aug 15th 2012 | Comment

From Lou Woodley: We’re putting together the programme for this year’s Science Online London event and we’d like to have your input!   What kind of sessions are you looking for?   Much of the...

Whither Science Publishing?

Posted by Maryann Martone | 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...