News and notes for math, June 2016

More on ArXiv reboot:
– The ArXiv Use Survey Report is now available.
– Analysis in Nature: ArXiv preprint server plans multimillion-dollar overhaul, by Richard Van Noorden.

Statistical practice and data: This open access article is getting a very high number of views: Kass RE, Caffo BS, Davidian M, Meng XL, Yu B, Reid N. Ten Simple Rules for Effective Statistical Practice. PLOS Comput Biol. 2016 Jun 9;12(6):e1004961.

Two interesting blog posts:
What do mathematicians think about their journals? Peer review quality tops list of stated issues
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Excavation Begins at Olin Library but Olin Library is OPEN during construction! Hours

Posts on Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries in June:

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