Science 3.0 Blogging Contest #WIN!

Thanks to the wonderful folks over at Science 3.0 for selecting my blog post as the winner for the Open Science themed contest for May! It is an especially gratifying win because this is a topic that I feel about strongly. Open Access and Open science are the way forward if we have to make … Continue reading Science 3.0 Blogging Contest #WIN!

BMJ Open: New Open Access Journal

This journal has been in the piping for quite some time as it had already been declared in the BMJ Blogs. It went live quite some time ago (February 24th) but I just managed to procrastinate posting this till now!!/BMJ_Open/status/40541838293078016 The new journal works on the principle of the author paying system, much like … Continue reading BMJ Open: New Open Access Journal

PLoS vs Nature: The Open Access Showdown

So, remember, a few days ago I had talked about the launch of an Open Access journal from the NPG stable? If you were too busy having a life, go, check out the post here. Anyways, in what seems like an almost sarcastic repetition of history, PLoS welcomes the latest addition to the OA field. … Continue reading PLoS vs Nature: The Open Access Showdown