Open Access in Chemical Sciences

As the Open Access movement began in the 1990s, many established publishers have gradually adopted this publishing model, disseminating high-quality research to as wide of an audience as possible. Scientific publishing has been one of drivers in the field of open access. While there are continuing debates on the best practice of open access research, …

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An Introduction to Linked Open Data

If you’ve done any digital work—and who isn’t doing digital these days—then you’ve probably heard the term “linked open data” tossed around. “Open data,” as defined by Open Data Institute, is primary data that is freely available for others to use and share that is structured in a standard format that plays well with other file …

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4 Trends in Open

Open knowledge, OER, Translational Scholars and MOOCs – 4 Trends it was a pleasure to share this week during an ICRISAT workshop. It sounds like they will begin making use of some of our open content in urban agriculture and food safety. ICRISAT recently launched Explore It!  – an open knowledge repository. “EXPLOREit embodies the spirit …

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