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Another open access predator, or just a social way of doing business?

At first this blog from iMedPub or oMedPub (take your pick, they seem to be used interchangeably) seemed attractive, at first glance,  and also seemed to be highlighting promising articles from a new open access publisher. My skepticism began to grow as I conducted an excruciating search for a real person behind “a social publishing house which has [...]

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Sun, August 15 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Update on PLoS and article-level metrics

Back in September 2009, The Public Library of Science (PLoS), already the publisher of the #1 ISI impact factor journal for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,  announced that that all seven PLoS journals would provide online usage data for published articles. With this addition, the suite of metrics on PLoS articles now includes measures of: online [...]

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Sun, January 17 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments