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Clearing up the confusion around citations of internet sources

Since I wrote that last post, it has become apparent that there’s a lot of confusion regarding citing material on the internet, which isn’t surprising given that there’s a lot of confusion surrounding the internet itself. Put your mind at … Continue reading

15. October 2007 by Mr. Gunn
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Open Medicine

Open Medicine. Because access to medical information shouldn’t be limited to wealthy people and those who live near a library or work at a university. From Health vs. Medicine.

01. October 2007 by Mr. Gunn
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Nature Publishing Group distances themselves from PRISM.

The PRISM Coalition is a fairly unsubtle attempt at obfuscating the issues behind Open Access in scientific publishing, using an approach similar to that employed by the cable and phone companies arguing against net neutrality. Needless to say, it has … Continue reading

11. September 2007 by Mr. Gunn
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Where do we go to find answers to the kind of questions you don’t get taught?

      It used to be that people would wander in the dusty stacks of the library or old bookstores in search for arcane lore. More recently, it’s been indie artists who seed obscure references into their music, and even more recently, … Continue reading

17. August 2003 by Mr. Gunn
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Open Access to Scientific Literature

From HubLog via Open Access News: Physiological Genomics is adopting the Prosser Method of offering open access: Pay to have your article published, leaving all text, figures, and supplementary material open access, or let the article be published under a … Continue reading

22. July 2003 by Mr. Gunn
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Online, real-time, science commentary

Derek Lowe is dipping into the debate on online science commentary at his site at Corante, In The Pipeline. From the perspective of a graduate student, it’s a fantastic idea. Instead of waiting for the few scientific meeting and conventions … Continue reading

11. May 2003 by Mr. Gunn
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Are Scientific Journals Self-censoring?

Lagniappe is sounding off on the decision of the major scientific journals to self-censor material which could be used by terrorists. All kinds of things are being done now, that we normally wouldn’t do, due to fears about terrorism. There … Continue reading

19. February 2003 by Mr. Gunn
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