Monthly Archives: April 2008

How many, how fast?

No, I know I’m clearly not referring to the number of blog posts recently (unless the answer is very few, very slowly). So, what’s been happening in Open Repository land? Well, after a very busy couple of days with the DSpace User Group sessions (the presentations from which are now online), we’ve been hard at… Read more »


Five more journals indexed by Thomson Scientific

We are delighted to announce that Thomson Scientific recently accepted the following BioMed Central journals for indexing: BMC Veterinary Research Cardiovascular Ultrasound Frontiers in Zoology Neural Development Nutrition Journal Having been accepted for tracking, all five journals are now on course to receive an Impact Factor. Inclusion of these titles in Thomson Scientific is indicative… Read more »


Issues in Science and Technology special issue focuses on the developing world

The Winter 2008 issue of the US National Academy of Science’s publication Issues in Science and Technology focuses on the developing world, and includes the following article outlining the potential benefits of open access to the scientific and medical literature for researchers (and others) in developing countries. Matthew J. Cockerill and Bart G.J. Knols, Open… Read more »

Developing World Open Access Publishing

What happens when you try to get 400 people into 2 rooms?

Having survived Microsoft’s hospitality yesterday (and they were extremely hospitable, hence the reason most of those that were there are struggling), I am back at the campus of Southampton University (this time with Peter and Dominic in tow) for the formal start of Open Repositories 2008. Today’s sessions started with an very interesting keynote presentation… Read more »