News and notes for biology, April 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 transparency with post-publication updates.”

Check Olin Transformation Update for approximate dates of opening Olin Library north entrance (June 30), closing Olin Library south entrance (July 6), and closing Arc spaces (May 11).

I’m experimenting with a scheduler so you may make appointments with me online, if you wish. You’ll get more customized availability if you email me of course. Make an appointment with Ruth

From Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries in April:

About the author

Ruth is a librarian at Washington University for biology, math, history of science; she is also scholarly communications coordinator. Email: Phone: 314-935-4819