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The Disappearance of Excellence: One Orthodontist’s Opinion.

A Guest Blog Post by Prof. Arnold J. Malerman  DDS;  Clinical Professor of Orthodontics at the University of Pennsylvania.

“The difference between a good Orthodontist and a great Orthodontist is attention to detail.” ~ Brainerd F.

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Revenue Slowdown Forecast for Global Pay TV

Trend Summary: The coming five years will see slower growth in global pay TV revenues.

A survey of 138 countries suggests that declining TV revenues in North America will result in slower worldwide growth in the medium over the coming five years, according to the… 154 more words

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Funding for Open Access Publishing

In contrast to traditional journals that are funded by subscription fees paid by institutions and libraries, OA journals are funded by Article Processing Charges (APCs) or other publication fees and institutional repositories are funded through institutional libraries. 499 more words

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Future library elending

Ebooks are an important resource, particularly within university libraries. It’s natural to see and understand publishers responding to the fact that copyright is breached daily. New standards for ebook publishing are being formed, these DRM strategies are giving users more flexibility, allowing for files to be readable on multiple hardware platforms. 318 more words

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The impact of prestige on Open Access Publishing

Continued from Part 1: The Future of Open Access Publishing

Critics of Open Access argue that publishing in open access journals and contributing to institutional or disciplinary research repositories does not support the traditional academic career progression and may in fact have a negative impact on the publishing record of a scholar. 481 more words

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The future of Open Access Publishing

Open access publishing presents new ways for scholarly material and research data to be distributed, and the ability for the public to access scholarly research outputs. 377 more words

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The future of ebooks

ALIA states that there is  a growth of digital resources within Australia. Considering this, the Luxembourg Library Consortium has conducted a great deal of research concerning the demand for digital resource libraries. 178 more words

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