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Accelerating access to biomedical evidence

APS public access v. arXiv open access- We live in interesting times…

The following  press release was forwarded to me by a colleague: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ APS ONLINE JOURNALS AVAILABLE FREE IN U.S. PUBLIC LIBRARIES Ridge, NY, 28 July 2010: The American Physical Society (APS) announces a new public access initiative that will give readers and researchers in public libraries in the United States full use of all online [...]

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Sun, August 1 2010 » Uncategorized » 1 Comment

The lifeblood of institutional repositories: OAI-PMH

Set up an institutional repository of biomedical  pre- or post-print papers, theses, or open curriculum, and you wonder:  how will my content be discovered? A very elegant solution exists called OAI-PMH (Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting). The original specifications for the OAI-PMH emerged from a coalition of web visionaries and programmers from both the Coalition for Networked [...]

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Fri, January 15 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments