Recent links on Open Access
- Varmus Gets His Preprint Server: ‘The most prominent open-access biomedical research publisher—that is, the Public Library of Science (PLoS)—has launched an “experimental” site for posting raw preprints of papers on hot topics.’ See also New Open Access Repository for Unrefereed Preprints: PLoS Contents.
- Wikipedia to Limit Changes to Articles on People: ‘the English-language Wikipedia will begin imposing a layer of editorial review on articles about living people’. They should do this for all articles.
- New Tuition-Free ‘University of the People’ Tries to Democratize Higher Ed: ‘a new institution in which students will learn in virtual communities using free online materials and social-networking tools.’
- Academic Earth: ‘Full video courses from leading universities.’