June 2014 - News Archive
Angela Cochran, in a post on The Scholarly Kitchen blog, warns of predatory practices in scholarly publishing that target potential authors. Examples include:
Advances in Statistical Climatology, Meteorology, and Oceanography (ASCMO) is a new Open Access journal by Copernicus Publications. It is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to statistical applications in the atmospheric & oceanic sciences. The journal will include articles from researchers in the following fields:
Publication will begin soon; ASCMO is currently accepting submissions, with fees waived.
Utopia is a free, open source PDF reader that allows researchers to integrate the readability of PDF documents with the interactivity of the web. Interactive features include:
For more information:
DataCite develops tools to assign and resolve DOI’s for online datasets, thereby facilitating convenient discovery and reuse, and enabling data to be cited in the same way as conventional published articles and books. DataCite services include:
DataCite is a non-profit organization based out of Britain. Members and affiliates include institutional repositories worldwide.
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