Publishing platform and directory for publications of USG under OA principles such as general provisions, obligations and rights of researchers.
DiagnosticSpeak forum provides a single vehicle through which the worldwide scientific community of infectious disease investigators may gather to discuss up-to-date issues.
- OSU Extension: Diagnostic Speak;
- PR Newswire: 26 Countries Join Forces In Open Access Science Initiative
F1000 Research is a new fully Open Access publishing program across biology and medicine. It intends to address the major issues afflicting scientific publishing today.
- Times Higher Education: Publish and let your peers be the judges
- nature newsblog: F1000 launches fast, open science publishing for biology and medicine
- Huffington Post: Transparency During Scientific Peer Review
Figshare is a database where all file formats can be published, including videos and datasets that are often demoted to the supplemental materials section in current publishing models.
- TechCrunch: Science Data Sharing Site figshare Relaunches, Adds Features
- Nature Soapboxscience: Tool Tales: figshare & Open Science – Making Your Impact Remain
A website for researchers that makes it quick and easy to view the impact of a wide range of research output. It goes beyond traditional measurements of research output — citations to papers — to embrace a much broader evidence of use across a wide range of scholarly output types.
- The London School of Economics and Political Science: The launch of ImpactStory: using altmetrics to tell data-driven stories
The Open Citations Project is global in scope, designed to change the face of scientific publishing. It aims to make bibliographic citation links as easy to use as Web links.
Open Citations and Related Work Blog: http://opencitations.wordpress.com
And the project description (pdf) “Open Citations Project Proposal Cover Sheet”, University of Oxford.
Mendeley is a research management tool with a free software that generates citations and bibliographies, allows to upload own papers online, connect and collaborate with other users.
- Wired: With Mendeley, research papers get scrobbled
- The New York Times: Mendeley Throws Open the Doors to Academic Data
- BBC News: Science enters the age of Web 2.0
The directory contains about 13.000 scientific journals and provides a global search tool for open access and special programs’ journal titles.
New Age Information Professional: OPEN SCIENCE DIRECTORY: Search tool for open access journals and journals in special programs for developing countries
Research Information: Open Science Directory developed
A platform that provides open science projects, a wiki for the documentation of scientific workflows and a blog containing recent news about the open movement.
openSNP allows customers of direct-to-customer genetic tests to publish their test results, find others with similar genetic variations, learn more about their results, find the latest primary literature on their variations and help scientists to find new associations.
Wiki platform for biology and biological engineering that enables open exchange, sharing of information and know-how. A directory of labs and groups helps to find collaborators.
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 tool to stur scientific progress that helps to organize and find scientific papers quickly. ReadCube is backed by Digital Science, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd and a sister company of Nature Publishing Group.
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.