Day 20 – PLOS ONE (Publishing)

We are wrapping up the week with the first multidisciplinary Open Access journal, PLOS ONE.  Published by the Public Library of Science (PLOS)  (a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization) ONE upholds rigorous standards for peer review and increases speed to publication by focusing on scientific rigor instead of subjective assessments of novelty.  Its broad, interdisciplinary…

Day 17 -PeerJ (Publishing)

PeerJ is an open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in the biological,  medical, and computer sciences.  It an exciting alternative to publishing in traditional journals by providing a new scholarly publishing experience.  PeerJ is open – not only do authors retain their copyright, they can publish their work in an open access journal without…

Day 16 – GitHub (Publishing)

It’s already week 4!  If you have been following along, we are halfway through our research workflow and will now start thinking about publishing tools for all the amazing work that has been discovered, analyzed, and written.    This week we will be focusing on a variety of tools that support different aspects of the publishing…

Day 15 – WebCite (Writing)

Of all the writing & citing tools we’ve looked at this week, WebCite was (to me) the least familiar – but one that addresses a problem that everyone has encountered – the 404 File Not Found, otherwise known as link rot. WebCite is an on-demand archiving system for web references (websites, blogs, or other kinds…