linking back to brembs.net






My lab:
lab.png
Welcome Guest
Username:

Password:


Remember me

[ ]
 Currently Online (12)
 Extra Information
MicroBlog
You must be logged in to post comments on this site - please either log in or if you are not registered click here to signup

[23 Dec 12: 13:20]
Inbox zero! I don't even remember the last time I could say that!

[06 Aug 12: 14:21]
Phew! Done with nine 20min oral exams, three more to go. To be continued tomorrow...

[14 Oct 11: 11:45]
Just received an email from a computer science student - with an AOL email address?

[03 Jul 11: 22:26]
Google citation alerts suck: I just found out by accident I rolled over h-index of 13 and 500 citations http://blogarchive.brembs.net/citations.php

[21 May 11: 18:14]
6.15pm: Does god have Alzheimer? No #rapture in Europe...

[01 May 11: 11:31]
w00t! Just been invited to present at OKCon 2011! #OKCon2011


Networking

Subscribe to me on FriendFeed
Follow brembs on Twitter

Research papers by Björn Brembs
View Bjoern Brembs

Science Blog Directory
Random Video
SciSites
elsevier
Even now the RWA was worth it for Elsevier

Everyone is shouting it from the rooftops already: Elsevier has dropped its support for the Research Works Act. As mentioned before, to me, this doesn't change my stance towards corporate publishers one bit. A...[more]
Elsevier   publishing   rwa   
Posted on Monday 27 February 2012 - 17:25:42

Elsevier changes strategy and buys Mendeley instead of shutting it down

The recent acquisition of popular reference manager Mendeley (I'm a Mendeley user myself) apparently only was a consequential step for publishing giant Elsevier, according to Mendeley insider Jason Hoyt.  Anyway, the pri...[more]
elsevier   open access   mendeley   publishers   publishing   
Posted on Tuesday 09 April 2013 - 11:38:57

What will Elsevier do with Mendeley's usage data?

There is a flood of commentary covering the sale of Mendeley to Elsevieer. However, only a few posts have bemoaned the sale of Mendeley's usage data to Elsevier. So perhaps now is a good time to speculate a little, what ...[more]
elsevier   mendeley   open access   publishing   publishers   
Posted on Thursday 11 April 2013 - 12:59:48

Elsevier's on a run - towards more bad PR that is
Publishing giant Elsevier is really on a non-stop campaign for bad PR lately:
    ...[more]
Elsevier   science publishing   science politics   
Posted on Wednesday 24 June 2009 - 09:30:44

Against own assertion, Elsevier doubled price for access

In their open letter in response to the growing boycott movement, Elsevier asserted that it had lowered cost of access:...[more]
elsevier   publishing   boycott   pricing   open access   
Posted on Saturday 11 February 2012 - 14:04:35

Australasian Journal of Bone and Joint Medicine
Australasian Journal of Bone and Joint Medicinevia Bill Hooker.

If you don't get it, because you spent the last few weeks in a cave or something, read here, here, here, here and of course here. UPDATE: Latest coverage: Bad Science!...[more]
Merck   Elsevier   science publishing   journals   
Posted on Monday 11 May 2009 - 09:46:01

A fistful of dollars: why corporate publishers have no place in scholarly communication

With roughly four billion US$ in profit every year, the corporate scholarly publishing industry is a lucrative business. One of the largest of these publishers is Anglo-Dutch Elsevier, part of Reed Elsevier. According to...[more]
open access   publishing   elsevier   RWA   SOPA   OSTP   corporation   
Posted on Tuesday 10 January 2012 - 13:07:36

Competition in science: when is it too much of a good thing?

Clearly, competition is a great incentive and I think everyone can attest to that and not only from personal experience. If competition is lacking, all kinds of bad things tend to happen. For instance, in scholarly publi...[more]
open access   publishing   boycott   elsevier   libraries   
Posted on Thursday 09 February 2012 - 19:01:30

Let's help academic publishers in their quest to put themselves out of business!

...[more]
publishing   libraries   lawsuit   libel   elsevier   edwin mellen   
Posted on Monday 11 February 2013 - 10:27:44

Render time: 0.3790 sec, 0.0561 of that for que