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.


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.”

via IP