Monthly Archives: February 2010

Beyond the Genome – a BioMed Central conference

Today BioMed Central announces the launch of ‘Beyond the Genome: The true gene count, human evolution and disease genomics’, an international conference which brings together leading researchers and industry representatives from around the globe. The conference, organised by BioMed Central, marks Genome Biology’s 10th anniversary and the recent launch of its sister journal Genome Medicine. At… Read more »


Enhanced Repository Statistics

  Usage statistics have been a major topic of discussion for institutional repositories for some time. And last year, a survey of DSpace repository administrators put enhanced statistics as their most desired feature for the next release of DSpace. Google Analytics provides a great interface and many advanced features for seeing the overall activity for… Read more »


UK government adopts Creative Commons licenses for open data: good news for public-sector researchers publishing in open access journals

The UK government has in recent years made significant amounts of government data openly available for reuse.  They Work for You is an example of a website which creatively reuses data on UK parliamentary activity,  and its parent organization, MySociety, has played an important role in encouraging the UK government towards opening up more data…. Read more »

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