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Madison County, Alabama, Marriage Records

Similar to other Alabama counties, Madison County’s marriage records vary in genealogical value, depending on the time period in which they were created. One of the state’s oldest counties, Madison County, Alabama, was formed on 13 December 1808 as part of the Mississippi Territory.  889 more words

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UBIR temporarily unavailable

The cold has got to UBIR, which is currently unavailable. The problem has been reported and it is hoped will be resolved as soon as possible.

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Rewind to 2010: e-Conference on Learning Repositories in Agriculture, Food & Environment

It was mid-2010 when the idea came for an e-Conference on the topics that interested our team, related to ICT in Agriculture. It was an idea that came to life during October 2010, also meant to be used for my PhD, although I did not end up reporting it in my Thesis. 324 more words

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Rewind to 2009: Winter School for the Agricultural Learning Repositories Task Force (AgLR-TF)

Well, if I had to choose one school that left a mark with me, this would be the one. Thinking about it now, five years later, I find that it has been a very educating experience in more than one aspects… 488 more words

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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

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Research Councils RCUK Research Outcomes Harmonisation

The Research Councils (RCUK) are now using a single, harmonised system for the collection of information on the outcomes of Research Council funded research throughout the life cycle of a grant and beyond. 80 more words

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