Archive for August, 2007

“YouTube” for Science Research Papers

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

The National Science Foundation, San Diego Supercomputer Center, and Public Library of Science have launched a video-sharing site for research papers called SciVee, accessible at http://www.scivee.tv/.  This so-called “YouTube for science” created by and for scientists features research papers and accompanying video or other multimedia work in which researchers, lecturers, and authors can talk about their work.

L.A. Times Editorial Supports Free Access to Taxpayer-Funded Research

Tuesday, August 7th, 2007

In a July 27 editorial, the Los Angeles Times supports a provision of a National Institutes of Health funding bill that stipulates “the results of the studies the government funds must be made freely available online within 12 months of their publication.”