Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mendeley: A Free Reference Manager, PDF Organizer & Academic Social Networking Tool

Looking for a tool to help you index and organize your research papers online? Described by some folks as “iTunes for researchers,” Mendeley is a free reference manager and PDF organizer. OK, you currently use RefWorks or EndNote for managing … Continue reading

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FRPAA proposes public access to all federally-funded research

In opposition to the publishing industry-backed Research Works Act (RWA), a bill was introduced in Congress yesterday to require public access to research articles resulting from funding from federal agencies with extramural research expenditures of over $100 million. The bill, … Continue reading

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Research Works Act threatens public access to literature

See below for an important update to this posting. A bill introduced in the House of Representatives in December 2011 could have enormous consequences for scientific and medical researchers if passed. Cited as the Research Works Act (RWA) (H.R. 3699), … Continue reading

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