Monthly Archives: January 2011

Launch of “Principles on Open Bibliographic Data” at PMR Symposium

#jiscopenbib #pmrsymp Over the last few months a group of us has been working to create a set of principles [below] for asserting the Openness of Bibliographic data. The initiative was sparked and driven by Adrian Pohl (acka47, also http://www.uebertext.org/ … Continue reading

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Peter Suber reports how Openness advances

Peter Suber is one of my role models as one of the clearest and therefore most compelling advocate of Openness. He collects almost comprehensive information if what is happening and reports it in a compellingly simple clear manner. He is … Continue reading

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Thanks to Egon for Chemical Blogspace; new Dr Who wanted

Egon Willighagen has done a tremendous job in setting up and running Chemical Blogspace: http://cb.openmolecules.net/ . It’s a tremendous site, not only aggregating all the blogs but also providing many services on top, such as indexing/ searching for molecules in … Continue reading

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Open Scholarship at #pmrsymp and #pmrhack

We’ve had a very encouraging registration for the hackfest 15/16 and symposium on January 17th (http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2010/12/23/pmr-events-at-unilever-centre-january-1516-and-17/ ) – there are over 70 registrants and we have had to move lecture theatre. Please register as soon as you know you are … Continue reading

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