Ivo Grigorov's Blog (3)

NATURE marks ArXiv`s 20th anniversary

"Paul Ginsparg, founder of the preprint server, reflects on two decades of sharing results rapidly online — and on the future of scholarly communication"

 

A few quotes from the above article:

PG: "Even today, fields vary hugely in how they recognize intellectual precedence. It baffles me that scientists in some fields can announce a result in a public forum, such as a meeting, while another group can reproduce the results, publish first in a journal, and be given…

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Added by Ivo Grigorov on August 11, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments

Webcast: Open Access in the European Research Area (ERA)

What is the European Commission`s current position on Open Access? Where is that position heading in the next Framework Programme?



On 21st October, at 16.00 Central European Time, Jean-Francois Dechamps from the Open Access Pilot team at the European Commision will be available for Q&A following his webcast. You can put your questions through using the chat or comments at… Continue

Added by Ivo Grigorov on October 20, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Early-Bird Advantage: It helps to announce your event mission early

Open Access Week is more than 5 months away, but publishing your event early on the EVENTS page has already demonstrated its advantages.


Just by declaring the event`s focus, targeted community and preliminary program, we have already linked up with like-minded people both in France and abroad. More interestingly however, the contacts have gone beyond just common interest, and the discussion has furiously evolved over email.


With 5 months to go,…
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Added by Ivo Grigorov on May 7, 2010 at 6:40am — 1 Comment

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