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Serving up bench science videos… and lessons in the life of science

After the rather depressing post on the struggles of the once-open video journal JoVE, I saw a tweet about something called Benchfly which promised both free science content, science career encouragement,  and a social playground suggesting that scientists need not take themselves too seriously, at least not all the time. So this entertaining and useful [...]

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Wed, April 7 2010 » Uncategorized » 1 Comment

JoVE: A case study in struggling to remain open access

The landscape of scholarly publishing is littered with failed noble experiments, including the open access journal I founded, but this blog entry is about another recent example of innovation challenged by economic survival. The  Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) began as an indiependent online-only open access research journal leveraging web video delivery to make biological [...]

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Wed, March 31 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments