Behavioral & Brain Functions, Molecular Brain and Particle and Fibre Toxicology have recently been accepted for inclusion in MEDLINE bringing the number of BioMed Central journals indexed in MEDLINE to a total of one hundred. This news is an endorsement of the success of each of these journals and reflects the strong reputations they have… Read more »
BMC Research Notes was launched with the aim of reducing the loss suffered by science (and the potential for publication bias) when sound research goes unpublished. Now, with a welcomed change to our formatting criteria even more "dark data" will be freed. Since the journal focuses on short reports, small-scale confirmatory studies, negative results, incremental… Read more »
Henk Moed at the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University has recently developed a new journal indicator, the Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP), based on citation data from Scopus. A journal’s SNIP can be thought of as similar to a normalized Impact Factor, which weights citations to adjust for the… Read more »
In a four-part series, Afrinnovator interviews Ken Banks of FrontlineSMS and Kiwanja.net founder, about FrontlineSMS and mobile technology. Meanwhile, eLearning Africa 2010’s 5th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training is still taking registrations for its event in Zambia late May. In a Public Service article, Jeff Waage, Director of the London International… Read more »
At the recent ‘Repositories and the Cloud’ event held at The Magic Circle in London on 23rd February 2010, I was interviewed by Adrian Stevenson of UKOLN: More interviews are at https://www.viddler.com/explore/ukoln/videos/ Slides and videos of the presentations can be seen at https://www.eduserv.org.uk/events/repcloud.