Rowland Institute Library Blog

Wednesday, May 14, 2003

A New York Review article by Freeman DysonA New York Review article by Freeman Dyson about a recent book on the biosphere and what humans know about climate change. One of his really interesting points is that for an understanding of life both molecular biology and "integrative biology " (ecology, the biosphere) are necessary.

Tuesday, May 13, 2003

Libraries face higher subscription costs, from BMJ, not necessarily the news ... (Source: FOS News Blog)

CriticalThinking.pdf a paper published in CACM titled "But I Saw it on the Internet". Nuff said. (Source: Confessions of a Science Librarian, May 12, 2003)

Monday, May 12, 2003

The Evelyn Wood of Digitized Book Scanners a digitization project at Stanford is highlighted, one that uses an ultrafast scanner. (New York Times, May 10, 2003)

DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals A product of the Lund University Libraries in Sweden, this website documents and provides subject access to scientific and scholarly journals which both provide open access and exert some measure of quality control. (Source: FOS Mailing List, May 12, 2003)