News and notes for math, April 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 29, 2017

Interesting post: … and Elsevier taketh away about changes in the use license given for Elsevier math journals which are free to read 4 years after publication. This also underlines the fact that authors need to keep copies of their negotiations with publishers because sometimes the journal autho...

News and notes for biology, April 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 29, 2017

Plant Direct is a new open access journal from American Society of Plant Biologists, Society for Experimental Biology, and Wiley. Publication charges are $2,200 per article with some discounts. Authors alerting readers via PubMed Commons; “it’s great to see authors add speed and transparenc...

Scholarly communications selected links from April, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 29, 2017

Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC) was launched on April 6th. It “aims to allow anyone to access science papers’ reference lists and to build analytical services on top of those raw data.” Here are a few stories about this initiative: Initiative aims to break science’s citatio...

Preprints still in the news, April 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 29, 2017

The Stars Are Aligning for Preprints, summary post in the Scholarly Kitchen by Judy Luther Applied Physics Now in arXiv bioRxiv receives new funding for “sharing new tools in order to speed adoption and dissemination of preprints and optimize communication infrastructure in science;” ...

Publications from WU Math Dept., April 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 29, 2017

Gualtieri M, Li SH, Pelayo A, Ratiu TS. 2017. The tropical momentum map: a classification of toric log symplectic manifolds. Mathematische Annalen 367(3-4):1217-1258. doi.org/10.1007/s00208-016-1427-9. Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Sehi A, Spitznagel EL, Berg CJ, Bierut LJ, Cavazos-Rehg PA. 2017. Marijua...

Publications from WU Biology dept., April, 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 29, 2017

Publications lists are available at libguides.wustl.edu/biology/pubs. Blankenship RE. 2017. How Cyanobacteria went green. Science 355(6332):1372-1373. doi.org/10.1126/science.aam9365. Brock DA, Callison WÉ, Strassmann JE, Queller DC. 2017. Sentinel cells, symbiotic bacteria and toxin resistance i...

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Biology books and ebooks added April 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 29, 2017

Adaption of Microbial Life to Environmental Extremes: Novel Research Results and Application 2nd ed. 2017 Helga Stan-Lotter, Sergiu Fendrihan Springer ebooks Advances in Applied Microbiology, v.99 Science Direct Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, v.82 Science Direct Advances in Immunology, ...

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Math books and ebooks added April 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 29, 2017

Advances in Energy System Optimization Valentin Bertsch, Wolf Fichtner, Vincent Heuveline, Thomas Leibfried Trends in Mathematics Springer ebooks All Sides to an Oval: Properties, Parameters, and Borromini’s Mysterious Construction Angelo Alessandro Mazzotti Springer ebooks Applied and Comp...

April Springer eBooks

By Alison Verbeck on April 28, 2017

Apollo Lunar Samples  by  Anthony Young Astronomy for Older Eyes  by  James L. Chen Bohmian Mechanics, Open Quantum Systems and Continuous Measurements  by  Antonio B. Nassar, Salvador Miret-Artés Computational Non-commutative Geometry Program for Disordered Topological Insulators  by  Emil Proda...

April New Physics Books

By Alison Verbeck on April 28, 2017

Amorphous semiconductors : structural, optical, and electronic properties / Kazuo Morigaki, Sándor Kugler, Koichi Shimakawa. QC611.8.A5 M67 2017 Essential mathematics for NMR and MRI spectroscopists / Keith C. Brown, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada. RC78.7.N83 B763 2017 From classic...