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Elsevier Set to Launch an Open Access Journal Covering All Topics

By   /  January 9, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Research Information reports, “Elsevier is preparing to collaborate with the research community to develop an open-access journal covering all disciplines on one platform, with the aim of enabling ‘continual experimentation and innovation’. The publisher says plans include improving the end-to-end publishing process and integrating its smart technologies to improve search and discovery. […]

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Tim Berners-Lee Discusses Dynamic Capabilities of HTML5, Open Web Access

By   /  January 30, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

In a recent interview with the BBC, Sir Tim Berners-Lee described what he believes will be the dynamic future of the web.

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Martin Weller on the Open Access Swindle

By   /  October 23, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Martin Weller of the Open Knowledge Foundation recently discussed what he refers to as the “great open access swindle.”

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Researcher Graph Helps Academics, Institutions Understand Works' Influence

By   /  July 18, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The “publish or perish” model of the academic world has pretty much followed the same pattern since the middle of the last century. It’s about a seven-year time-span from the a researcher’s original “ah-ha” moment, to the publishing of her paper, to the point where a critical mass of citations are formally gathered around it, […]

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Linked Data Influencer Under Indictment For Data Theft

By   /  July 20, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

The U.S. government on Tuesday unsealed an indictment of Aaron Swartz, who helped to develop standards and tutorials for Linked Open Data, on charges including computer intrusion, fraud, and data theft in computer hacking incidents that targeted the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and JSTOR, a not-for-profit archive of scientific journals and academic work. If convicted, […]

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Semantic Wave Hits STM Publishing, Part 3: Semantic Future

By   /  March 25, 2010  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

In this science fiction exercise I make some assumptions of what technologies will become mainstream in the medium term and what this will do to the current STM publishing landscape. I am being deliberately vague on time lines as it is impossible to predict when change will happen. By “medium term” I am thinking in […]

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Semantic Wave Hits STM Publishing, Part 1: Current Cash Cows

By   /  March 18, 2010  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

When Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the protocols that became the Web in 1991, he was thinking mainly about scientific information. He would have been surprised to learn that in 2010, music, dating and shopping had been completely changed but that scientific publishing had NOT been fundamentally disrupted. The disruption of STM (Scientific, Technical, Medical) publishing […]

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