August 2012 - News Archive
In the evolving world of Open Access publications, PeerJ offers a new pricing/publication model for it’s peer-reviewed, scholarly journal, PeerJ, and the PeerJ pre-print server. At the center of PeerJ’s novel pricing model is a one-time membership fee. Features of the pricing structure include:
PeerJ and PeerJ PrePrints will begin accepting submissions in late Summer 2012. Initially, subject areas will be limited to the biological and medical sciences. The PeerJ site is linked from our Open Access page as well, in the “Resources” section, under “Gold OA”.
The archive may be searched using a combination of key words and filtering, or browsed by document type or school/institute/lab. Nearly all of the articles are in English.
OpenSky, maintained by the NCAR/UCAR Library, is an open access repository of articles written by UCAR, NCAR, and related staff and submitted to various journals. Topics involve atmospheric and climatic science, and users have advanced search and browsing options. Browsing is by collection, including (not an exhaustive list):
Phys.Org is a science news website, featuring the latest research developments in the following areas:
Phys.Org also features mobile apps, and links to podcasts, blogs, and video features.
Nominations for the 2012 annual Choice Award are being accepted by ASLI (Atmospheric Science Librarians International) through September 14. Nominations will be in the area of the atmospheric sciences and related subjects, and criteria for consideration include:
ASLI set an early deadline this year due to upcoming conferences. Past winners, guidelines, and the nomination form are available here.
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