Archive for December, 2007

More on ‘open’

December 19, 2007

Open Yale Courses‘ debuts online and MIT OpenCourseWare Publishes 1,800th Course. Thes courses are published under a Creative Commons license, ie. these courses are free to consult and to copy.

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Protocol for Implementing Open Access Data

December 19, 2007

Science Commons announces the Protocol for Implementing Open Access Data
“The Protocol is a method for ensuring that scientific databases can be legally integrated with one another.”
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Google’s knol

December 19, 2007

Google starts with a new service ‘knol’ (webspeak for ‘knowledge’) to contribute knowledge led by specialists.
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Zotero and the Internet Archive Join Forces

December 19, 2007

The ZoteroIA alliance will create a “Zotero Commons” into which scholarly materials can be added simply via the Firefox plugin Zotero. Read more …

Copyright & self-archiving

December 14, 2007

If you want to know more about copyright & self-archiving, you can always consult the website sherpa-romeo.

Social site for scientists

December 11, 2007

Elsevier launched a web 2.0 tool where scientists can collaborate and exchange bookmarks. The site calls itself 2collab.

“2collab is a social bookmarking site where you can store and organize your favorite internet resources – such as blogs, websites, research articles, and more.”

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