Earlier today I gave this presentation at the DINI/Helmholtz Repositories Workshop in Berlin. I’m looking forward to the second day tomorrow.
Archives for November 2010
From Swan, A. (2006) The culture of Open Access: researchers’ views and responses. In: Open Access: Key Strategic, Technical and Economic Aspects, Chandos. http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/12428 When we want to change something, we have to look at the incentives
On Saturday I went to see the exhibition Evolving English at the British Library in London. The exhibition explores the English language in all its diversity and was recommended to me by Matt Brown, expert
On Monday I was finally able to start the clinical trial Everolimus for patients with relapsed/refractory germ cell cancer (RADIT), and I’m now looking forward to recruit the first patient. We aim to treat 25
Last Tuesday Nucleic Acids Research published a nice paper describing the UK PubMed Central (UKPMC) database: McEntyre JR, Ananiadou S, Andrews S, Black WJ, Boulderstone R, Buttery P, et al. UKPMC: a full text article resource
Earlier today I gave a short presentation about the Scientific Attribution Principles I posted here two weeks ago.
Registration for the ScienceOnline2011 conference starts today at 12 noon EST. This is the fifth annual conference on science and the web, and will be held January 13-15, 2011 in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
PDF has become the standard way we consume scientific papers, but in fact is not a good format for this purpose at all. Or as Martin Robbins said at the recent Science Online London conference: PDF
Thanks to a lot of hard work both at Nature Network and here at PLoS Blogs, all blog posts and comments from my former blog at Nature Network (August 2007 to August 2010) are now
The Open Researcher & Contributor ID (ORCID) initiative is working on a unique researcher identifier for the creation of a clear and unambiguous scholarly record. The initiative is supported by more than 140 universities, research institutes,