open source

PLOS Launches Channels

By |April 3rd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on PLOS Launches Channels

The Public Library of Science (PLOS) supports scientific communities wanting to broadly distribute research in open and accessible ways with their latest innovation, PLOS […]

Learning Opportunity Around Open Access

By |December 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Learning Opportunity Around Open Access

The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) is offering a unique learning opportunity before the year’s end. On Monday, December 19th at 11:00 […]

New Partnership Enhances Learning

By |December 5th, 2016|News, reference|Comments Off on New Partnership Enhances Learning

Credo has a reputation as the industry leader for information literacy, critical thinking, and research solutions. Recently they announced it is contributing features and enhancements […]

Open Processes Build Community

By |November 17th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Open Processes Build Community

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues to provide support in advocating open source and open access by providing additional financial support to Koha, the world’s first full-featured, […]

Webinar on Predatory Open Access

By |September 16th, 2016|Business strategy, News|Comments Off on Webinar on Predatory Open Access

The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) is once again offering educational opportunities through their “Lunch and Learn” webinar series. The next one is […]

Libraries, Open Source, and eBooks – Oh My!

By |September 7th, 2016|News, reference|Comments Off on Libraries, Open Source, and eBooks – Oh My!

An open source server-software developer is working on a project at the New York Public Library (NYPL) that is intended to liberate every part […]

Open Access: Pro and Con

By |August 23rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Open Access: Pro and Con

Funded by the Mellon Foundation, the Pay It Forward project set out to determine the potential financial implications of a move to an all-open […]

New Ways to Collaborate

By |August 2nd, 2016|Business Intelligence, News|Comments Off on New Ways to Collaborate

Kristen Ratan and Adam Hyde have launched the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (CKF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to evolve how scholarship is created, produced and reported. This […]

Open is Not Free

By |July 20th, 2016|News, reference|Comments Off on Open is Not Free

The proponents of open access argue that the taxpayers have paid the invoice and therefore deserve the product. They are referring to the scientific research […]