December 3rd Debriefing

There are lots of interesting events and science-related news in the media lately. Here’s just a small snapshot:


  • Gear Up! is taking place in MacLean (12/3) and the Life Sciences Center (12/5) this week: more info
  • AGU Fall Meeting (12/3-12/6) is live streaming some of their key sessions: more info
  • Tree Lighting on the Green (12/7 @5pm): more info

Scholarly Communication and Publishing

  • APS and the Challenge of Open Access: more info
  • Open-access evidence racks? Read about it in Peter Suber’s latest SOAN newsletter: more info
  • Physical Review X (APS) is now indexed in Web of Science and SciFinder! more info
  • Publish a Royal Society of Chemistry paper open access at no cost! (We are a RSC Gold subscribing institution): more info
  • Royal Society Publishing has converted all its journals to a continuous publication model: more info
  • Introducing BASE, a tool for searching open access contents: more info


  • Check out an iPad from Dana Library! more info
  • Khan Academy has released an app for iPhone and iPod Touch: more info


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