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Scholarly Publishing Symposium at UW-Madison

At the Scholarly Publishing Symposium at UW-Madison today. Has interesting list of supplemental materials, but apparently only on paper:

So here they are electronically.


Article Notice - The Nature of Online Charter Schools: Evolution and Emerging Concerns

Note that this is an article I was involved with that was officially published on Monday.

The Nature of Online Charter Schools: Evolution and Emerging Concerns …

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CC-By documents cannot be re-enclosed if their publisher is acquired

Just a quick post today, to refute an incorrect idea about open access that has unfortunately been propagated from time to time. That is the idea that if (say) PLOS were acquired by a barrier-based publisher such as Taylor and Francis, then its papers could be hidden behind paywalls and effectively lost to the world. 233 more words

Open Access

An INDEPTH Look at Mortality Data

The INDEPTH network has today released a massive amount of information about cause of death from countries in Africa and Asia. Up until now such information was patchy, limited to single sites and often the underlying data were not available for investigation by other scientists. 662 more words


To publish open access or not…

Last week was open access week and I did not even hear about it. It is an event that seeks to promote “Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research.”. 953 more words

PhD Project

Where's my open access amniotomy trial?

Disappearing OA journals

In the early 1990s a group of obstetricians in six UK hospitals (The UK Amniotomy Group) conducted a randomised trial comparing routine immediate amniotomy, with selective and delayed amniotomy for women in first labour.   201 more words