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Scholarly communications links from July 2016

By Ruth Lewis on July 28, 2016

>>>>>Open Access articles worth reading! How open science helps researchers succeed, by Erin C McKiernan et al. eLife 2016;10.7554/eLife.16800 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.1680. Slides from the article are available for use also; they are licensed CC-BY. The academic, economic and societa...

Scholarly communications links from June 2016

By Ruth Lewis on June 30, 2016

OpenCon 2016: Only one week left to apply to attend OpenCon 2016 on November 12-14 in Washington, DC! Applicants can request a travel scholarship, which will be awarded to most of those accepted. OpenCon seeks to bring together students and early career academic professionals from around the worl...

Scholarly communications links from April 2016

By Ruth Lewis on April 28, 2016

Worth reading: Takeaways from SPARC MORE conference, March 2016. I attended this conference; SPARC Open has done a nice job of distilling some of the big issues. The recordings are a little disappointing since a few are cut off or missing. Some of my favorite presenters: Danny Anderson, President...

Will online commenting be the big story in 2016?

By Ruth Lewis on December 31, 2015

Here are a few recent stories that lead me to believe this might be true: Hypothes.is! A coalition of some of the world’s key scholarly publishers, platforms, libraries, and technology organizations are coming together to create an open, interoperable annotation layer over their content. 1 hour w...