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Every day seems to bring more bad news for science in the U.S. Websites vanish, funding is cancelled, and scientists are denied the ability to address the public. But each time something terrible happens, we only have to wait a few days before half of these ideas gets changed...

source: Ars Technica

Marcie Granahan, NFAIS Executive Director In his first 30 days in office, President Trump has certainly...


NFAIS 2017 Annual Conference - Registration now open Feb. 26 – 28, 2017 Lunch & Learn: Fostering Knowledge Networks Management Tuesday, March 28, 2017 12 p.m. Lunch & Learn: Mobile Discovery and Mobile Use of Scholarly Content Tuesday, April 25, 2017 12...

source: NFAIS

ResearchGate-gate isn’t quite as catchy as other scandals, but it is something we might be hearing more about in the future. A recent article published by Sarah Bond at Forbes encouraged researchers to remove all of their articles from the for-profit company,

source: Discover Magazine

One of the central and most far-reaching promises of the so-called Digital Humanities has been the possibility to analyse large datasets of cultural production, such as books, periodicals, and newspapers, in a quantitative...


Last week’s as yet unexplained decision by Jeffrey Beall, the University of Colorado Denver librarian, to take down his well-known online blacklist of what he calls “predatory” open access journals will no doubt be lamented by many.

source: Times Higher Education


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