News and notes for math, March 2016

Olin Library Transformation Project is a new page you can check for up-to-date information about Olin Library construction.

Discrete Analysis, arXiv overlay journal, is now available. You may be interested in these posts: Five Minutes with Timothy Gowers: “Academics can publish journals of the highest quality without a commercial entity” or This renowned mathematician is bent on proving academic journals can cost nothing.

The ASA’s statement on p-values: context, process, and purpose, posted online ahead of an issue in American Statistician. We’re using a common statistical test all wrong. Statisticians want to fix that, a post on Retraction Watch, discusses the article and includes many comments.

Posts on Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries from March:

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