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PeerJ Offers New Open Access Model

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 logo

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”.

Added 8/1


EPFL Infoscience Archive

Infoscience is an Open Access archive for articles published by the laboratories of the EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland. Some of the subject areas covered include:EPFL logo

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.

Added 8/8


NCAR/UCAR OpenSky Repository

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):NCAR/UCAR OpenSky logo

Added 8/15


Phys.Org Offers Up-To-The-Minute News

Phys.Org is a science news website, featuring the latest research developments in the following logo

Phys.Org also features mobile apps, and links to podcasts, blogs, and video features.

Added 8/22


ASLI Accepting Nominations for 2012 Choice Award

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 Book Choice Award Logo

ASLI set an early deadline this year due to upcoming conferences. Past winners, guidelines, and the nomination form are available here.

Added 8/27


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