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APE2008 more thoughts

Because there was no electricity and wireless at the APE meeting ( APE 2008) I took some notes, but they seem rather dry now and have lost some of the immediacy. So I shall use the meeting to catalyze some … Continue reading

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APE2008 - Heuer, CERN

APE (Academic Publishing in Europe)  was a stimulating meeting, but I wasn't able to blog any of it as (a) there wasn't any wireless and (b) there wasn't any electricity (we were in the Berlin-Brandenburg. Academy of Sciences, which made … Continue reading

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APE 2008

I'm off the the APE meeting in Berlin: APE 2008 "Quality and Publishing", which asks some questions: What do we really know about publishing? Is ‘Open Access’ a never ending story? Will there be a battle between for-profit and non-for-profit … Continue reading

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From Peter Suber  More on the NIH OA mandate. Many points but I pick one:   Jocelyn Kaiser, Uncle Sam's Biomedical Archive Wants Your Papers, Science Magazine, January 18, 2008 (accessible only to subscribers).  Excerpt: If you have a grant … Continue reading

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Science 2.0

Bill Hooker points to an initiative by Scientific American to help collaborative science. Mitch Waldrop on Science 2.0 I'm way behind on this, but anyway: a while back, writer Mitch Waldrop interviewed me and a whole bunch of other people … Continue reading

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Open Data in Science

I have been invited to write an article for Elsevier's Serials Review and mentioned it in an earlier post (Open Data: Datument submitted to Elsevier’s Serials Review). I had hoped to post the manuscript immediately afterward but (a) our DSpace … Continue reading

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Why publishers' technology is obsolete - I

I have just finished writing an article for a journal - and I suspect the comments apply to all publishers. To create the Citations (or "references") they require: CITATIONS Citations should be double-spaced at the end of the text, with … Continue reading

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Why PubMed is so important in the NIH mandate - cont.

In Why PubMed is so important in the NIH mandate  - which got sent off prematurely - I started to show why the NIH/PubMed relationship was so important. To pick up... The difference between PubMed and almost all other repositories … Continue reading

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Do the Royal Society of Chemistry and Wiley care about my moral rights?

In a previous post I asked Did I write this paper??? because I had come across something like this: (click to enlarge). Take a long hard look and tell me what is the journal, and who is the publisher. Note … Continue reading

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Open Data: Datument submitted to Elsevier's Serials Review

I have just finished writing an invited article for Serials Review - Elsevier (I'm making an exception and submitting to a closed access publisher because (a) this is a special issue - from the invitation from Connie Foster *Serials Review* … Continue reading

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