Open Data

Jane on November 1st, 2010

Information needs to be timely, accessible, comparable and comprehensive. Aid is a precious resource, but to get the most out of it we need more and better aid information. Working with organisations from around the world, “Publish what you find” calls on donors to publish what they fund. Focused as the Global Campaign for Aid […]

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Jane on September 25th, 2010

Many students are beginning to realize that access barriers to journals are as unnecessary as they are harmful. Just like the many other stakeholders they want to reform the current academic publishing system into one that is open and equitably serves the interests of all who depend on it, not just those who can afford […]

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Jane on September 23rd, 2010

SciDev.Net – the Science and Development Network – is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to providing reliable and authoritative information about science and technology for the developing world. SciDev.Net’s vision is to achieve better-informed decisions by individuals and organisations in the developing world on science- and technology-related issues, and thus the better integration of scientific knowledge […]

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Jane on September 20th, 2010

ChemSpider was awarded the prestigious ALPSP Award for Publishing Innovation 2010 in a shortlist of four. This Award recognises a significantly innovative approach to any aspect of publication. The judges considered the originality and innovative qualities of each application, together with its utility, benefit to its community and long term development prospects. The judges said: […]

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Jane on September 14th, 2010

CeDEM11 brings together e-democracy, e-participation and e-voting specialists working in academia, politics, government and businesses. The conference will take place at the Danube University in Krems in early May 2011 The call for papers reads: “During the last 10 years, the world has focused on social media and the new forms of societal behaviour, including […]

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