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With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: the Importance of Rejection, Power, and Editors in the Practice of Scientific Publishing
(PLoS ONEPLoS ONE, 2013-12-30)
Peer review is an important element of scientific communication but deserves quantitative examination. We used data from the handling service manuscript Central for ten mid-tier ecology and evolution journals to test whether ...
Finding and documenting the locations of Residential Schools in Canada
Maps have been created to depict the colonization of North America for hundreds of years. With the publication of the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions findings, reports and Calls to Actions, many researchers are now ...
SPLURGE: Scholars Portal Library Usage-Based Recommendation Generation Engine
We will outline the birth and delivery of SPLURGE (Scholars Portal Library Usage-based Recommendation Generation Engine). SPLURGE came about as an idea to build up a book title recommendation service by pooling circulation ...
After Launching Search and Discovery, Who Is Mission Control?
Reference librarians are whiny and demanding. Systems librarians are arrogant and rude. Users are clueless and uninformed. A new discovery layer means that they need to collaborate to build it and then — the next ...
Learning Mendeley through Certification Program for Librarians
Mendeley launched a Certification Program for Librarians earlier this year and it has received enthusiastic support from over 800 participants worldwide. The Mendeley Certification Program for librarians offers a flexible, ...
Visualizing Linked Data
This presentation aims to contribute to a better understanding of linked data in the law library environment. Linked data is a different way for our bibliographic data to interact with the data available on the Web. It ...
CURATEcamp iPres 2012
Mark Jordan, Courtney Mumma, Nick Ruest and the participants of CURATEcamp iPres 2012 report on this unconference for digital curation practitioners and researchers, held on 2 October 2012 in Toronto.
The Evolution of Scientific Publishing
Scientific publishing is undergoing rapid change. A new generation of users is having an impact on how research is being disseminated. Whereas interdisciplinary approaches are becoming more prevalent in research, specialized ...