At the recent Berlin 9 Open Access meeting, a pre-conference session on open access publishing featured speakers who detailed the required innovations in publishing business models necessary to more »
Author: Alvin Hutchinson
Manages the Smithsonian Research Online program, a service which collects published research output authored or created by Institution scholars.
A recent article in BusinessWeek (http://buswk.co/h8pnfS) profiled a Japanese company that provides homes with some needed extra space. A recent startup, Bookscan, offers scanning of personal book collections in part more »
The Smithsonian Research Online program recently surpassed the mark of 10,000 publications in the Digital Repository. This collection of digital publications by Smithsonian staff represents a broad review of research more »
Studying library science means among other things studying the publishing industry and standard publishing practices. For that reason research librarians are in a good position to offer new services to more »
As institutional repositories mature throughout major research organizations, more and more people are thinking of integrating them into the larger research infrastructure. Many universities, especially in the UK and Australia more »
Laura Winton is an intern working in the Digital Services Division this summer. She has spent much of her time helping with the Smithsonian Research Online service and has been more »