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In the previous post we showed how ContentMine could give immediate knowledge about a scientific topic - we analysed Isospora, which is a nasty tummy bug. Lets just read Wikipedia to get some idea of the language well need Life CyclePHIL 3398 loresAn oocyst...
Yesterday Tom, Natalie and I had coffee together. Natalies a Vet student - at Royal Veterinary College - and we got talking about her project - 8 weeks doing practical research on Isospora. Ive never heard of it. No idea what it is.But ContentMine will know,...
Great meeting at Brussels EP yesterday. Would have liked to tweet but didn't have password. - There *were* tweets by the MEPs. So I wrote my notes like tweets I would have made. Maye be useful to some, mystifying to others...https://twitter.com/ComodiniCachia/status/725302288886169600/photo/1Also...

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Prof. Henry Rzepa recounts his recent experience with installing and running Macmillan's Readcube; a device to allow DRM'ed access to read-only scholarly literature. [I have not used it myself (and will not) but trust Henry absolutely to give an accurate account....
My great collaborator Henry Rzepa has read the last post and delved into Macmillan's ReadCube and found it to be totally flawed and unacceptable (http://blogs.ch.cam.ac.uk/pmr/2014/12/03/natures-fauxpen-access-leaves-me-very-sad-and-very-angry/#comment-471649)....
No word yet from ACS so some of this is hypothetical – but they are communal hypotheses.It seems the spider trap is part of Atypon software (http://www.atypon.com). From their site:Atypon delivers innovative solutions that revolutionize the way publishers...

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Altmetric.com score for the newsitem by Van Noorden (see text).The big (non-science) news this week was the announcement that papers from a wide selection of Nature Publishing Group (NPG) journals can now be shared allowing others without a subscription...
I found this short piece from C&EN's Sophie Rovner pretty interesting:Online Access To ACS Publications Is Restored After Some Customers Were Unintentionally Blocked On Wednesday, a blog published information about a security feature that the American...
This post is a response to this post by Rosie Redfield."It's time for open-access advocates and especially publishers to take on the responsibility of informing authors of all the consequences, not just the good ones."I think this is the fundamental disconnect...