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From the HLIB-NW email list: Recording Available: NCBI and the NIH Public Access Policy On March 5, NCBI hosted a full-to-capacity webinar outlining the NIH Public Access Policy, NIHMS and PubMed Central (PMC) submissions, creating My NCBI accounts, use of … Continue reading
Many faculty members around the world — about 2900 as of this moment — have in the past few days signed a pledge to boycott Elsevier, a major commercial academic publisher. The list of signatories to date is impressive and … Continue reading
From the Open Knowledge Foundation: Dear all, The OKFN is delighted to announce the launch of the Panton Fellowships! Funded by the Open Society Institute, two Panton Fellowships will be awarded to scientists who actively promote open data in science. … Continue reading
If you follow copyright and intellectual property legislation, you might get the impression that universities and libraries are under attack from the publishing industry. There have recently been a series of lawsuits and bills designed to strengthen content publishers at … Continue reading
In the UO Science Library blog I try to highlight new open access science journals as I hear about them. If one looks relevant to innovations in visualizing, preserving, presenting or sharing data, I’ll also include them here. Here’s a … Continue reading
Deb Carver (Dean of UO Libraries), John Conery (Professor, Computer and Information Science), Lynn Stearney (Director of Grants, UO Foundation), Sean Sharp (Research and Instructional Technology, Campus Information Services), and I are participating in the ARL/DLF E-Science Institute. The following … Continue reading
DuraSpace is pursuing development of a cloud-based storage system that can more easily be used by researchers for data storage while also addressing data curation and management issues. The not-for-profit DuraSpace organization announced that it will develop a hosted, cloud-based … Continue reading
XSEDE Project Brings Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, Digital Services and Expertise to Nation’s Scientists and Engineers
A partnership of 17 institutions last week announced a new project that allows researchers open access to the power of supercomputers, advanced computational tools and digital resources and services directly from their desktops. Called Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment … Continue reading