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SCIRUS- drilling into Open Access primary and secondary sources

Scirus, the Elsevier-produced web index targeting the retrieval of over 380 million science-related Web pages, has always been a credible free alternative to the imprecision and paid-advertising  that comes with attempts at scientific retrieval  with basic google. (of course, Google Scholar is where you could go for better peer-reviewed scientific access). It is important to recognize that [...]

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Sun, April 18 2010 » Uncategorized » 1 Comment

Need a break from Google-Apple brawl? Microsoft launches an Open “Fourth Paradigm”

What happens when Apple and Google decide to settle a grudge match in public over the future of the mobile phone? My recommendation: Take a break….and download Microsoft Research‘s first open access monograph, The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery. This book is currently available as separate PDF files for online reading or downloading, and print and [...]

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Mon, March 15 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments