A platform for peer reviewing of scholarly communications that enables users to make works visible to scholarly search engines and track the impact and reuse of shared online data.
A peer-reviewed academic journal that offers Open Access publishing of scholarly articles by providing two publications serving the Biological and Medical sciences. Authors pay for a lifetime membership, which gives them the ability to publish their articles for free.
- nature: Journal offers flat fee for ‘all you can publish’
- Scientific American: New and exciting kid on the block: PeerJ
- Huffington Post: PeerJ, Tim O’Reilly-Backed Open Access Journal, Challenges Academic Publishing Giants
PersonalGenomes.org is a repository of participants’ data who volunteered to publicly share their DNA sequence and other personal information for research and education.
Nonprofit publishing venture mainly focused on natural sciences and medicine that provides scientists with high-profile journals in which to publish their work.
- Fedora Commons:Public Library of Science
- OASPA: Member Record: Public Library of Science
- Tschider, C. (2006): Investigating the public in the Public Library of Science: Gifting economics in the Internet community. First Monday, Vol. 11, No. 6 (Proceedings of the 2nd First Monday Conference, May 2006, Chicago)
A solution to the author ambiguity problem within the scholarly research community: Each member is assigned a unique identifier to enable researchers to manage their publication lists, track their times cited counts and h-index, identify potential collaborators and avoid author misidentification.
RSC Advancing the Chemical Sciences: End of the road for h-index rankings
ScienceGist is a repository for scientific papers. Uploads are possible as registered member or unregistered: then the upload will be published by “anonymous”. Aim is to simplifiy very complex concepts into clear and concise ideas and bridge the science gap.
An open online teaching/learning portal combining high quality educational articles authored by editors at NPG with technology-based community features to fuel a global exchange of scientific insights, teaching practices, and study resources. Scitable currently contains articles in the field of genetics, and is intended for college undergraduate faculty and students.
A platform that provides solutions for institutions performing research. Whether an institution is conducting research or funding, SciVal makes data about performance, planning and funding more visible and accessible.
Online website that makes Siemens publications (e.g. conference papers) freely available.
An open access platform, hosting full texts of nearly 200 scholarly journals that concurrently belong to many societies, universities and research institutes. Besides the open access platform, Versita also publishes journals in a subscription based model.
- Alpha Galileo Foundation: Versita launches Versita Open, an Open Access Portal for Scholarly Journals
- ResearchInformation: Marketing to readers
Global social network initiated by UNESCO and designed for researchers to promote their work, seek help, share information, look for job opportunities and develop knowledge such as relationships
Unesco Science Policy and Capacity-Building: World Association of Young Scientists (WAYS)
Open source management software which supports the collection, organization, citation, and sharing of research sources by providing specific collaborative tools.
- TechCrunch: Evernote For Education: Citelighter Teams Up With Cengage To Take The Pain Out Of Online Research
- MIT Libraries: Zotero at MIT