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Open Access Week

Traditionally, faculty and researchers publish their findings in academic journals without expecting any financial reward. They share their work hoping to advance humankind’s knowledge. Before their work gets published, however, authors are also asked to sign a copyright agreement with the publisher. 622 more words

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Open Access Week Competition Winners 2016

ECS is pleased to share the results of our first ever Open Access Week competition! We received many thoughtful entries, and ultimately decided that it was necessary to draw a tie. 481 more words


"Oops!" Again

It would be a great idea if department stores have “men’s lounge chairs” for (of course) the male breed waiting for you-know-how-long the “era” the opposite species do their shopping. 236 more words


Opposing Arrangement: Checkmate

There’s good reason as to my depiction of ‘opposites attract’ with chess. Despite the regularity of its black and white checkered board and with the similarity of strength (pieces) for the “grandmasters” at odds, it’s meant to differ. 351 more words


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Opposites Attract:

An Organized Argument or an Orderly Attack, an Opinionated Advice yet Open Approach, an Outlook on Anything, Opposing Attributes for the Other’s Acceptance – by Omeng and Ane… 557 more words


Nanoparticles deliver engineered protein to prevent joint damage

Researchers at Washington University have developed nanoparticles to treat the inflammation that wears away at joint cartilage in patients with osteoarthritis.

Traditional treatment methods to reduce inflammation involve steroid injections, but the body quickly washes them away, leaving the cells vulnerable to more inflammation. 136 more words


NASIG: Open Access in the World of Scholarly Journals: Creation and Discovery

This conference session report was written for the September 2016 NASIG newsletter

This excellent presentation by Sandra Cowan (University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada) and Chris Bulock (California State University Northridge) brought together issues faced when advocating for the creation of Open Access content, and the discovery and access issues posed by Open Access content in hybrid journals. 410 more words