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Announcing engrXiv, the eprint server for engineering
We are happy to announce the newly created eprint server for engineering, engrXiv! Through a partnership with the Center for Open Science, we are building a free, open access, open source archive for engineering research and design. The initiative responds to growing recognition of the need for ...
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"One might say that MDPI’s APCs for established journals have increased by an order of magnitude greater than the overall inflation rate in the past 5 years."
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(Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) Today, in a blog post at WhiteHouse.gov, the United States government updated its official policy for how it manages information. The document in question,
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Firm demanded £90 from Carol Highsmith for alleged copyright violation of her own photo.
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Review of Julie Thomson Klein, Interdisciplining Digital Humanities: Boundary Work in an Emerging Field
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Ever since Eugene Garfield first began to analyse citation patterns in academic literature, bibliometrics and scientometrics have been highly pragmatic disciplines. By that, I mean that technological limitations have restricted measurements and analyses to what is possible, rather than what is ideal or theoretically desirable. In the post-digital era, however, technological limitations are increasingly falling …
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With the ever increasing popularity of social media use, Demba Kandeh takes a look at why researchers and scientists should join the social media endeavor.
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Open science has finally hit the mainstream. Alex Lancaster looks at the emerging criticisms leveled against how we publish and disseminate science and argues it may be time to reframe the open sci…
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In December, documentary photographer Carol Highsmith received a letter from Getty Images accusing her of copyright infringement for featuring one of her own photographs on her own website.
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Richard Poynder is an independent journalist and blogger specialising in information technology, scholarly communication, open access and open science.

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