In the first of a short series of posts, Anne Radl reflects on the Getting in the Access Loop webinar run last month by the Humanitarian Centre, HIFA2015 and PLoS. Despite the fact that “Getting in
I wish I could attend your webinar on enabling more health researchers in Africa to effectively publish their work but, ironically, I will not be able to get to the Internet at that time .
For medical students interested in advocacy, action and debate, the last weekend of Easter provided all three in buckets at two of the biggest conferences on the UK Medical Student calendar. The BMA Medical Students Conference
Ginny Barbour, Chief Editor PLoS Medicine, and Neil Pakenham-Walsh, Coordinator, HIFA2015 and CHILD2015 Co-director, Global Healthcare Information Network A few weeks ago HIFA2015 and PLoS collaborated on a webinar “Can Open Access publishing provide Healthcare
Guest blogger, Jessie McGowan, ponders why there are so many barriers to using, adapting and implementing clinical practice guidelines. I have been working on a project of clinical practice guideline (CPG) adaptation with the Canadian
Today, there are ever more pressing needs for up-to-date information to be quickly available and easily accessible. This has never been more true than in the field of disasters, where slowness in sharing knowledge can
Those of you with more than a passing interest in publication bias and other threats to the integrity of the research literature may have noticed the publication of a study in this week’s PLoS Medicine
As a project manager for MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders), a medical emergency humanitarian agency, I attended this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas, in the company of a friend and
PLoS/HIFA2015 Webinar, 28th March 2012: Can Open Access publishing provide Healthcare Information For All by 2015?
You are invited to attend the first HIFA2015 Webinar, supported by PLoS, the Public Library of Science, a HIFA2015 Supporting Organisation and a leading publisher of open access journals. Date: 28th March 2012 at 15:00-16:30h
You’ve finally managed to satisfy the difficult reviewer and the pesky editors, and your manuscript has been accepted for publication. It has taken many many hours of often frustrating work but it can now be