Beyond the PDF

submitted by: Phil

A brief description of a project for why and how we will begin to crowd source the electronic printing press of the 21st Century.

Introducing Sourcemap: the Open Source Platform for Sustainability and Supply Chain Transparency

submitted by: amerigo
How can we begin to make sustainable decisions without information about the products and services we buy? At Sourcemap, we believe you have a right to know where things come from and what they're made of. Sourcemap is a free and open platform for understanding the social and environmental impacts of modern supply chains. It is a rich social tool for crowd-sourcing information from producers, designers and consumers to build a comprehensive catalog of consumer products. Built-in...

Open Access Week 2010: A Message from Phil Bourne

submitted by: Phil
This Journal and the Public Library of Science (PLoS) at large are standard bearers of the full potential offered through open access publication, but what of you, the reader? For most of you, open access may imply free access to read the journals, but nothing more. There is a far greater potential, but, up to now, little to point to that highlights its tangible benefits. We would argue that, as yet, the full promise of open access has not been realized. There are few persistent applications...
Authors: Philip E. Bourne, J. Lynn Fink, Mark Gerstein

Getaneh Agegn Alemu

submitted by: getaneh

Getaneh Agegn Alemu discusses his work in information science at the ICTP workshop on Using Open Access Models for Scientific Dissemination

Ebenezer Oluwasasen

submitted by: Ebenezer

Ebenezer Oluwasasen speaks about his work in grid computing at the ICTP Workshop on Using Open Access Models for Scientific Dissemination.