Posts Tagged ‘openaccess’

Biden unveils launch of major, open-access database to advance cancer research – The Washington Post

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Biden to unveil…#openaccess DB to advance cancer research Impressive that @VP singled out a bioinformatics project

In dramatic statement, European leaders call for ‘immediate’ open access to all scientific papers by 20 20

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

European leaders call for immediate #OpenAccess to all sci papers by
’20 Spearheaded by Holland, home to Elsevier

“goal is part of a broader set of recommendations in support of open science, a concept that also includes improved storage of and access to research data. The Dutch government, which currently holds the rotating E.U. presidency, had lobbied hard for Europe-wide support for open science, as had Carlos Moedas, the European commissioner for research and innovation.
We probably don’t realize it yet, but what the Dutch presidency has achieved is just unique and huge,” Moedas said

Who’s downloading pirated papers?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

“Bill Hart-Davidson, MSU’s associate dean for graduate education, suggests that the likely answer is “text-mining,” the use of computer programs to analyze large collections of documents to generate data. When I called Hart-Davidson, I suggested that the East Lansing Sci-Hub scraper might be someone from his own research team. But he laughed and said that he had no idea who it was. But he understands why the scraper goes to Sci-Hub even though MSU subscribes to the downloaded ” “}}

Who’s downloading pirated papers? Everyone freely available data on @scihub usage

Historians Seek a Delay in Posting Dissertations –

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Debate rages over availability of history dissertations in NYT: Does a 6-year embargo make sense? via @ivanoransky

The widely held notion that high-impact publications determine who gets academic jobs, grants and tenure is wrong. Stop using it as an excuse.

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Op-Ed: How Traditional Publishing Hurts Scientific Progress | Wired Science |

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012