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Some of the most relevant facts that are affecting the scientific publication and its impact are the transformations that have begun to happen in relation to what has been called Open Science. This represents a new approach to the scientific process, which is based on cooperative [...]

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Some of the most relevant facts that are affecting the scientific publication and its impact are the transformations that have begun to happen in relation to what has been called Open Science. This represents a [...]

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Scipedia is an innovative Open Science and Research Publishing Platform. Scipedia aims to connect researchers and professionals in science and technology and facilitate the sharing of knowledge, expertise and the outcome of their work.

Scipedia.com was born to offer a [...]

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Questions are proposed for helping to think about the information world and the libraries.

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The JISC-funded UK RepositoryNet+ (aka RepNet) project aims to build a socio-technical infrastructure for enhancing the institutional repository network at UK Higher Education institutions. The RepNet ran from Aug’2011 to Jul’2013 in its project stage, and has now been extended [...]

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Libraries now have the challenge of managing a wide variety of materials, from books and journals on paper to the existing range of electronic resources. Information is packaged in various forms, and libraries must sign on to big deals as well as acquire single titles, single articles, [...]

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Based on the idea that the purpose of scientific publication is that knowledge reaches those who need it as quickly as possible and in the best way, the paper reviews the impact of the internet and new technologies in publication models, from self-archiving to open access. A comparison [...]

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The aim of this article is to present an evaluation of digital teaching skills in a project funded by the National Distance Education System (SINED) in Mexico conducted on a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) which was designed to develop competences in teachers in the distance learning [...]

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This study focuses on academic institutional repositories as tools that allow us open access to scientific and academic production. Specifically, we analyze the Top 50 European University repositories differentiating, firstly, those repositories linked to Spanish universities compared [...]

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Digital technology led to the emergence of a new economic model for scientific journals: consortial purchasing. This has been a breakthrough, providing library users widespread access to scientific information. In addition, the transition from individual paper subscriptions to electronic [...]