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As Journal Boycott Grows, Elsevier Defends Its Practices – Publishing – The Chronicle of Higher Education 

As Journal Boycott Grows, Elsevier Defends Its Practices - Publishing - The Chronicle of Higher Education. I can't believe I didn't see this earlier, but apparently 1800 people have signed a boycott of Elsevier. Here is The Cost of Knowledge where this boycott lives. They have a three point argument directly aimed at Elsevier: They …

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Did Rosie Redfield just refute #arseniclife on her blog? | The Loom | Discover Magazine 

Did Rosie Redfield just refute #arseniclife on her blog? | The Loom | Discover Magazine. Another example of non-traditional publishing and academic discussion online.  As we know blogging has been popular among academics for a while but has also been the subject of tense discussion. Particularly in the sciences, there's a bit of resistance to …

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Harvard Academic Starts Initiative to Boost Accuracy of Wikipedias Psychology Articles – Education – GOOD 

Harvard Academic Starts Initiative to Boost Accuracy of Wikipedias Psychology Articles - Education - GOOD. When talking about point of need this is the sort of thing i really appreciate.  There are many academic publishers that are attempting make information, cutting edge research, as well as more traditional stuff easier to navigate for "laymen". In …

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The Rational Voice 

So lately I've been noticing a lot of extreme declarative statements being made in regards to changes, advancements and dare I say it, INNOVATIONS in librarianship.  The idea for this post started when I read this article in Library Journal about a new program in Ann Arbor, Michigan which provides patrons of the library exceptional …

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