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Project Gutenberg: Read the Classics (and more) for Free

Project Gutenberg is a volunteer organized digital library of literature and other cultural works. According to their mission statement “The mission of Project Gutenberg is simple: To encourage the creation and distribution of eBooks. 395 more words

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New book from Stockholm University Press: Ars Edendi Lecture Series, vol. IV. Edited by Barbara Crostini, Gunilla Iversen and Brian M. Jensen

The Ars edendi Lectures have been organized by the research programme at Stockholm University funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond during the years 2008-2015, with a focus on editorial methods for dynamic textual traditions of medieval Greek and Latin texts. 284 more words

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Winter Solstice Celebrations at Stonehenge: 21st December 2016

English Heritage will once again welcome people to Stonehenge to celebrate the Winter Solstice. Sunrise is just after 8am on Wednesday 21st December and visitors will be able to access the monument as soon as it is light enough to do so safely. 664 more words

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Open Access at USFSP

The aim of the USFSP Open Access blog is to be a forum for discussion of open access (OA) and related issues, such as publishing, copyright, digital archives, and management of research data. 370 more words

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Scholarly publishing and open access

Thanks to Louise Tripp, Academic Liaison Librarian and Open Access Manager, for a very informative Research Bites session covering the essential considerations relating to scholarly publishing and open access. 159 more words

Research Bites

Institutional Conservatism in Scholarly Communications: Thoughts from UKSG's One-day Conference

I recently programmed and chaired a one-day conference for UKSG, with a theme of The scholarly communications ecosystem: understanding and responding to evolving expectations. I invited some researchers to consider the extent to which they find current systems for disseminating their work fit for purpose, and what improvements (if any) they might  seek. 1,441 more words


Megajournals and how to spot them in the wild

The first megajournal, PLOS One, launched in 2006.  Since then, the presence of megajournals in the Open Access (OA) landscape is growing, and it’s increasingly important to know how megajournals differ from traditional journals: 423 more words