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Science in the developing world, green open access, and twitter

Tweet For those of us that monitor twitter™ space with a tool like tweetdeck™, the availability of a new archived pre-print like Alma Swan and Martin Hall’s Why Open Access can change science in the developing world in less than 48 hours old in the repository, and already more than 30 readers have discovered it. This [...]

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Wed, September 15 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Another OA publisher: HINDAWI

Tweet Twitter is such a great resource for discovering what others discover.  Someone in the twittersphere mentioned the open access publisher Hindawi, and after my assessment of Dove Press earlier this week,  I just had to take a deeper look into yet another emerging open access publisher. So I put the website into the Wayback [...]

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Thu, March 4 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Update on PLoS and article-level metrics

Tweet 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: [...]

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Sun, January 17 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments