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Is there a library-sized hole in the internet?

Is there a library-sized hole  in the internet?

David Weinberger is senior researcher at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and has been instrumental in the development of ideas about the impact of the web. Shortly before his recent keynote presentation at OCLC's EMEA Regional Council Meeting in Florence, he spoke with Sarah Bartlett

Ebook purchasing

Necessity, the mother of invention for aggregators

Necessity, the mother of invention for aggregators

Kari Paulson, vice president for market development, ebooks, at ProQuest, and Heather Sherman, head of library programme management at Dawson Books, tell Tim Gillett about the latest purchasing trends

Bridging the research knowledge divide

Bridging the research knowledge divide

Sue Corbett is executive director of INASP, an international development charity that supports developing world researchers through information access and availability, training in research writing; support of indigenous publishing activities and training policy makers in the use of research in policy

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Balancing money and mission

Balancing money and mission

After a career at Oxford University Press, Mandy Hill has "switched sides", and is now managing director for academic publishing at Cambridge University Press. We caught up with her at Frankfurt Book Fair

Open access

Making the connections between funder and research

Making the connections between funder and research

Howard Ratner is executive director of CHOR Inc, the organisation behind the new CHORUS service in the USA. We ask him what CHORUS is about, what plans he has and his thoughts on open access in general

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Boosting transparency


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Changing approaches


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Making the most of metadata


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Opportunities for innovation


Patent power


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A long-term perspective


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A changing environment


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Helping the unaffiliated researcher


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Connecting digital heritage


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A new approach to peer review


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Researching India


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Open access could prevent rejection of good science


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User needs are crucial


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Reaching for the stars


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The need for semantics


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Digital preservation matters


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Integrating business models


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A semantic approach


SNAPSHOTS

A decade of innovation


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Unlocking unstructured data


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Serving authors and readers


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Publishers have unseen strengths


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Working with changing patterns


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Experts give new slant on peer review


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New life for old resources


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Working together to discover information


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Integrating e-books and searches


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Sharing and innovating


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Finding meaning from chaos


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Marketing to readers


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Evolution not revolution


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Finland's information backbone


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Licences are valuable tools


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Simplicity and complexity


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Technology helps users get more from patent information


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Social networking has huge potential for science


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Preserving for future access


Chasing the long tail


Publishing should help research


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Chemistry is core to science


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Making sense of data


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Different libraries, same issues


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Libraries on the agenda


Physicians and researchers have different needs


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Encouraging innovation


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Beyond typesetting


OPEN ACCESS

Open access is much wider than just readers not paying


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Academics have access anyway


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Text mining of subject archives will enable new facts to be discovered


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Self-archiving should be mandatory


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The environmental community will embrace open access


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Many areas of research are funded by taxpayers but they do not see the results


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The first priority should be awareness-raising


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Our community is used to immediate release of preprints


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Get research authors to change their behaviour


JOHN PETERS, Emerald Group Publishing

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