- Tania Rabesandratana's profile of Vitek Tracz, highlighting his roles in open access publishing via BioMed Central and Faculty of 1000, and now in post-publication peer review via F1000 Research. Kudos to Science for this article on a competitor!
- Randall Munroe's infographic.
- Diane Harley's corrective to the Web 2.0 hype, stressing that change will come only as institutions change their tenure and promotion practices to reduce their emphasis on flawed measures such as impact factor.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Special Issue of Science
I'd like to draw attention to the special issue of Science on scientific communication, which the AAAS has made freely available. It is all worth reading but these pieces caught my eye: