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    • RE: more faculty OA activity October 17, 2017
      Hi all, The Science article didn’t originally carry our statement, and so for convenience here it is: Elsevier respects the decisions of the editors to consider stepping down if an agreement with HRK isn’t reached. We would like to express appreciation to each of them for their collaborat
    • more faculty OA activity October 17, 2017
      Forgive me if we covered this already: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/10/german-researchers-resign-elsevier-journals-push-nationwide-open-access Five leading German scientists have resigned from their editorial positions at journals published by Elsevier, the latest step in a battle over
    • job posting October 16, 2017
      Hi Folks, Apparently, ARL is searching for a new executive director. There are at least a half-dozen people on this list who I think would make fantastic candidates. Here’s the link in case you didn’t know about this opening and are interested in applying: https://kfopportunities.loop.job
    • Announcing the RScomm list October 16, 2017
      Please feel free to forward this email to interested colleagues and other relevant lists ------------------------------ Dear Colleagues, The Open Scholarship Initiative (OSI) and Science Communication Institute (SCI) are pleased to announce a new email discussion list for diving into a
    • RE: NYTimes: Fraud Scandals Sap China’s Dream of Becoming a Science Superpower October 14, 2017
      I agree with David. It is not now any longer about Chinese research getting accepted it is now getting more citations which may be a guide to quality. Anthony From: osi20...@googlegroups.com [mailto:osi20...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of David Wojick Sent: 14 October 2017 16:40 To: osi20...@
    • FW: [scisip] Algorithmic retrieval of landmark patents; prprint version October 14, 2017
      Here’s a fun new tool for you patent fans out there (Loet is on the OSI list if you wanted to ask questions). From: Science of Science Policy Listserv [mailto:SCI...@LISTSERV.NSF.GOV] On Behalf Of Loet Leydesdorff Sent: Saturday, October 14, 2017 8:11 AM To: SCI...@LISTSERV.NSF.GOV Subject:
    • Re: NYTimes: Fraud Scandals Sap China’s Dream of Becoming a Science Superpower October 14, 2017
      It’s easy enough to characterize the NYT article as “standard anti-Chinese rhetoric” or as “click-bait” and “extreme headlining.” What would be more interesting, though, would be to demonstrate that there’s something wrong with the NYT’s reporting. This ought to be easy enough to do, since
    • RE: NYTimes: Fraud Scandals Sap China’s Dream of Becoming a Science Superpower October 14, 2017
      I think it’s important here David---like with the rise of small publishers you’ve so often spoken about---to see this not as evidence of some national character flaw, but as evidence of what’s wrong with scholarly publishing in general. This article describes how Chinese researchers are pressured
    • Re: NYTimes: Fraud Scandals Sap China’s Dream of Becoming a Science Superpower October 14, 2017
      I can't help but love the idea of counterfeit mice. Counterfeit genes can't be far behind. Joyce Joyce L. Ogburn Appalachian State University 218 College Street Boone NC 28608-2026 Lifelong learning requires lifelong access On Sat, Oct 14, 2017 at 11:53 AM, Jo De wrote: >
    • RE: NYTimes: Fraud Scandals Sap China’s Dream of Becoming a Science Superpower October 14, 2017
      Dear OSI friends, Does China have problems in its race to join the ranks of world science? Yes? Will it get there? Yes. Please look at the second figure in the article I just had with Koen Jonkers in Nature. You will see that China's share of the top 10% of most highly cited articles […]

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