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Scientific Data: New OA Journal from

Scientific Data is a new OA journal published by Nature covering datasets of all sizes. The journal publishes “data descriptors,” a type of article providing detailed descriptions of datasets for the purpose of facilitating data reuse. Features include:

Visit the Scientific Data Open Access page for information on APC’s, and the Publish page for information on article submission.

Added 10/5


Grey Literature Network Service

GreyNet International is an organization devoted to facilitate awareness of, and open access to, grey literature. Grey literature consists of documents of any format produced by government, business, academic, or similar institution not published through traditional commercial or academic channels, and for which citation metrics may not exist. Services offered by GreyNet include:

GreyNet partners include the Library of Congress FEDLINK and EBSCO.

Added 10/11


Say Hello to Sue Visser, Our New Public Services Librarian

Photo of Sue VisserSue Visser has been a librarian for over 25 years, mostly working in special libraries. Her first library position was at Synergen, Inc., a pharmaceutical biotechnology startup in Boulder (now defunct). For the last 18 years, Sue has been the solo librarian for Stratus Consulting, an environmental consulting firm. She earned her Master’s in Library Science from Emporia State University, and a BA in English from Calvin College

Sue is a Denver native and has lived in Boulder for over 30 years. In her spare time she enjoys indoor hobbies such as knitting, reading, and cooking, and outdoor hobbies such as cycling, running, hiking, camping, and travel. She lives in the foothills west of Boulder with her husband and no dogs, but plenty of wildlife in the back yard. She has hiked over 40 of Colorado’s 14ers, and completed her first and last full Ironman triathlon in 2012. 

Added 10/19


Altmetric Now Tracking Data from Open Syllabus Project

Altmetric recently announced that it has begun to track data from the Open Syllabus Project (OSP) in order to measure the impact of books and book chapters used in academic courses. OSP archives syllabi from over 4,000 institutions worldwide. OSP features include:Altmetric badge


Added 10/25


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