Monthly Archives: December 2015

Article Level Metrics - how reliable are they? (I prefer to read the paper)

I am on the board of a wonderful community voluntary organization - the Crystallography Open Database (COD)¬†http://www.crystallography.net/ . For 10 years it has been collecting crystal structures from the literature and making them Open - more than 300,000. It's the … Continue reading

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I urge my MEPs to reform European Copyright - please do the same

I have written to my members of The European Parliament to argue for reform of Copyright to allow Text and Data Mining (TDM, "ContentMining") for commercial and non-commercial purposes. This issue has been very high-profile this year and Commissioner Oettinger … Continue reading

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