Monthly Archives: May 2012

Call for Participation- Strengths and Weaknesses of Peer Review

The importance and effectiveness (or lack thereof) of peer review has been debated over the years. There is a call for participation to discuss the matter more thoroughly. Several ways to take part: Submit an article to the Special Track … Continue reading

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PeerJ.com

“Peter Binfield, publisher of PLoS One, is leaving PLoS to found a new company, PeerJ.com” (from the Scholarly Kitchen). PeerJ’s mission: “Provide a platform to openly publish peer reviewed scholarly research at a price that reflects the dramatic decrease in … Continue reading

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Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography – New Update

The latest update to the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography (April 29, 2012) is now available, listing links to resources (articles, books, etc) that are “useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet”.

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Carleton University-Open Access Author Funds Available

The Carleton University Library and the Office of the Vice President (Research &  International) (OVPRI) invite Carleton faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and full-time professional staff to apply for the Carleton University Research Impact Endeavour (CURIE) Fund. The CURIE Fund … Continue reading

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