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Open Access To Scientific information: Policy Guidelines Released by UNESCO

April 7, 2012 by

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From the UNESCO Web Site: Addressing a major concern of Member States, UNESCO has released a new publication entitled Policy Guidelines for the Development and Promotion of Open Access to demystify the concept of Open Access and provide concrete steps on putting relevant policies in place. [Clip] Besides strengthening capacities to adopt Open Access (OA) […]

WSJ: The Changing Culture of the New York Public Library

April 5, 2012 by

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Note: We’ve updated this post (at the bottom) with a link to a recent keynote lecture (video) by Anthony Grafton. It’s titled, “The Transforming Book”. From an WSJ “Ideas” Blog Post: Anthony Grafton, a professor of history at Princeton and past president of the American Historical Association, is distressed when he contemplates the changes afoot […]

The Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) Gains Co-Sponsors, Hearing Scheduled For Next Week

March 23, 2012 by

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Live Today Hearing Information (via House.gov) Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Live Web Stream Be Available Hearing Begins at 9:30 A.M Direct to Live Video Stream or Live Video Stream #2 Opening Statements S&O Subcommittee Chairman Paul Broun (R-GA) Witnesses Mr. H. Frederick Dylla, Executive Director and Chief Executive […]

Milestones: HighWire Launches its 1000th Mobile Website

March 12, 2012 by

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Congrats and kudos to the HighWire Press Team. From a HighWire Press Announcement (PDF): HighWire Press is pleased to announce the launch of its one thousandth mobile website.  This milestone was achieved in just over a year from the initial deployment of the HighWire Mobile Web product. “Since the introduction of the iPhone 3G, it […]

Scholarly Articles For Everyone! JSTORs Register and Read Program Launches

March 5, 2012 by

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Register and Read is an experimental program from JSTOR and features full-text content from 75 publications/40 publishers, a subset of the complete JSTOR database. It’s FREE to register for the program and then access the full text articles (max 3 items, items must remain for a minimum of 14 days). You do not need to […]

Wiley-Blackwell Adds 44 Titles to Journal Publishing Program in 2012, 8 New Titles Will Be Open Access

February 28, 2012 by

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From Wiley-Blackwell: In 2012 Wiley-Blackwell will begin publishing 44 titles new to its journal program, including 16 new launches and 40 journals published in collaboration with societies or other organizations. Brand new titles publishing on Wiley Online Library over the course of 2012 include Advanced Healthcare Materials, PsyCH Journal (published with the Institute of Psychology, […]