A Newsletter for the Health Sciences Campus at the University of Iowa
February 2008 | Issue 1.08
Hardin Scholarly Communication News brings together a variety of topics that affect the current system of scholarly communication, with emphasis on new developments, open access and alternative publishing models in the health sciences. This newsletter aims to reflect the interests of its readers so please forward comments, suggestions and entries to include to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Table of Contents:
NIH Mandates Open Access to Researchers’ Publications
NIH Public Access web site
What’s Next, Post-NIH Mandate?
Jane: A Tool for Suggesting Journals and Finding Experts (and Facilitating Peer-Review)
Questioning the Impact Factor (and new alternatives)
Harvesting and Organizing OA Blog Discussions of Peer-reviewed Research
Together Again: Springer, Max Planck Agree To New “Experimental” Deal
Open Access Portal to Medical Education
Students for Free Culture – FreeCulture.org
Cost Profiles of Alternative Approaches to Journal Publishing
Ethics of Open Access in Biomedical Research
Petition to Free Up Access to the Cochrane Library