02 juin 2016

Elsevier denies it will force SSRN users on to other services

By David Matthews. Purchase of research repository has horrified open access advocates who fear acquisition marks attempt to maintain control over publishing. More...

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31 mai 2016

Elsevier Complaint Shuts Down Sci-Hub Domain Name

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Elsevier Complaint Shuts Down Sci-Hub Domain Name
Ernesto, TorrentFreak, 2016/05/11

If you've noticed that the URL sci-hub.io is no longer resolving, this is the result of an injunction by Elsevier, which argues that the website, which shares academic papers, is a form of piracy. More...

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Predictive Analytics for Publishing

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Predictive Analytics for Publishing
Carl Straumsheim, Inside Higher Ed, 2016/05/11
A new entrant based in Toronto is offering competition for Academia and ResearchGate. As this article says, Meta helps researchers to follow topics of interest in biomedical sciences (it intends to expand) with individual feed lists and libraries. The interesting bit is that Meta has organized this work as a graph of topics, researchers, journals and other elements. More...

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24 mai 2016

Engaging With A Public Educator

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/technology_and_learning_blog_header.jpg?itok=aQthgJ91By Joshua Kim. The good news is that John Warner is not going anywhere. He will continue to contribute to our IHE community, and he will continue to write essays and books. Read more...

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23 mai 2016

Elsevier Acquires Social Science Repository SSRN

HomeThe publishing giant Elsevier has acquired the Social Science Research Network, an online open-access repository for research. Read more...

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Portable Journal Acceptance?

HomeBy Michael S. Evans. In a changing market, authors increasingly find themselves negotiating with publishers to see their work to completion, even after they successfully navigate academic peer review, writes, Michael S. Evans. The solution is to make journal acceptance portable. Read more...

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22 mai 2016

Research digest for practitioners: May 2016

By . This month’s Journal of Studies in International Education addresses topic areas that are central to the field, including intercultural competence, barriers to study abroad and the student experience. Bridging research with practice is the main aim of the research digest. We hope this blog gives you a little teaser to entice you to explore the articles in more depth. More...

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15 mai 2016

The pros and cons of editing a collection of essays

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Adam Chapnick. The professional risks are too great for a junior scholar, but for more senior scholars it can be a worthwhile experience. More...

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Writing for scientists explained in new book

By Matthew Reisz. All scientists can improve their writing skills by realising that they need to sell as well as tell the story, says author of new guide. More...

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Peer review under the microscope in new journal

By David Matthews. Research Integrity and Peer Review will look at every stage of the scientific process, and could even change its own review system depending on what it finds. More...

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