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April: America’s Newest Sweetheart

By |May 22nd, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on April: America’s Newest Sweetheart

Who is April?

I heard that at a least a dozen times last month from friends and colleagues. With more than 1.2 million people logging […]

No Taxation Without Taxonomy

By |May 8th, 2017|News, Taxonomy|Comments Off on No Taxation Without Taxonomy

It isn’t every day that the word “taxonomy” is used in a protest. However, thousands of scientists worldwide took to the streets to rail against […]

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

By |April 17th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, Technology|Comments Off on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

While this is a title for Philip K. Dick’s 1968 novel, it is also a question on a lot of people’s minds as we […]

New Vision for Data

By |March 23rd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on New Vision for Data

The Center for Data-Driven Discovery (C3D) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory welcomed Line Pouchard, a computational science information specialist, […]

Publishing Journal Has One Decade in Their Belt

By |January 10th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Publishing Journal Has One Decade in Their Belt

PLOS ONE published its first papers ten years ago. Since that time they have honored their mission to be an open, public venue for all […]

Zzzzzz…

By |January 2nd, 2017|Access Insights, Featured|Comments Off on Zzzzzz…

Each one of us spends about one-third of our life asleep. Look at it this way, by the time you’re 75, you will have […]

New Science Journal Focuses on Robotics

By |December 22nd, 2016|News, reference|Comments Off on New Science Journal Focuses on Robotics

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recently debuted a new journal. Science Robotics has been launched to cover the most important advances in […]

Recent Acquisition Has Some Concerned About Access

By |May 19th, 2016|indexing, News, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Recent Acquisition Has Some Concerned About Access

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) has been acquired by Elsevier with the promise that it will be further developed with Mendeley, Elsevier’s scholarly […]

The Next Generation

By |May 18th, 2016|News|Comments Off on The Next Generation

Sci-Hub is the piracy network for academic journals and it has many a publisher and author pointing fingers and calling names. Researchers are likely […]