Rowland Institute Library Blog

Friday, October 17, 2003

Science Journal to Put Research Online ( Another article on PLoS Biology, the monkey paper and the 500,000 hits .... (Source: Moreover)

Open Access Now | A journey into DSpace

Interview with MIT's Mackenzie Smith on the current status of the 'tute's DSpace project (Source: Open Access News)

Open-Access Journals

Roy Tennant gives a good, conscise summary of current trends in scholarly publishing. (Source: Peter Scott)

RSS Readers: Bringing the World to Your Desktop

6 pieces of software are reviewed, emphasis on the PC (Source: Lockergnome Bytes)

Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Intuitor Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics(Source: Cruel Site of the Day)

fyuze Who knew? An aggregator that runs on the web.... You have to set up an account, but there's no software to download or configure, etc. , etc. (Source: Marcus Zillman)

Lingo - The Lamont Library Website

What are they talking about? Harvard vernacular demystified in this lexicon ... News | Monkeys can move robotic arm with thoughts

Mike was talking about this yesterday at lunch .... (Source; SciTechDaily)

Tuesday, October 14, 2003

Out of the Way How the next copyright revolution can help the next scientific revolution An interesting comparison between open access initiatives such as the newly launched Public Library of Science (PLoS) Biology and Creative Commons ...

Consumer WebWatch: An Analysis of the Potential Benefits and Challenges of Booking Through a Car Rental Web Site

Another potentially useful report from the Consumers Union, focussing on "which Web sites offer the lowest rates for rental cars, and whether online pricing methods among these sites are confusing or misleading to consumers." (Source: beSpacific)