Information professionals are satisfied to offer their researchers anything that has been peer-reviewed, according to a recent study.
The US Department of Energy and the British Library have teamed up to make international science information resources accessible via a single internet portal.
Thomson Scientific is supplying journal literature information to The Patent Board for a study of scientific research trends on behalf of the US National Science Foundation.
A group of European organisations are calling on the European Commission to support public access to the output of EC-funded research shortly after publication.
The UK version of the US National Institutes of Healthâ€™s open-access biomedical research archive has now been launched.
As Google and its rivals move into traditional research information territory, they could face challenges of their own. A new type of search engine is the latest project from Wikia.
Natureâ€™s authors and readers are reluctant to participate in an open peer-review process, according to a recent experiment carried out by the journal.
Growth in online usage of Oxford Journalâ€™s Nucleic Acids Research, a journal that went fully open-access in January 2005, is more linked to search engines than to the change in publishing model.
Danny Kingsley, deputy director at Cambridge University Library, looks back at her early days at Australian National University – and forward to the many challenges facing librarians
While researchers, publishers and funders warm to data sharing, issues over misuse, citation and credit remain, reports Rebecca Pool