Here is a summary of some of the latest opportunities for scientists to share work online:
Source: Tenopir, Carol, et al., “Information with a Twist: Vendors keep the party going with Web 2.0″, Library Journal, May 15, 2008.
1. 2collab — ” to support scientific collaboration and information filtering”
2. “Scirus Topic Pages — ” to facilitate scholarly discussion on specialized topics”
American Chemical Society:
1. “ACS Nanotation” is an online space in the new ACS journal Nano
2. Offers alerting services via Email or RSS feeds.
“Taylor & Francis added “NanoScienceWorks.org,” a free community portal for nanoscience researchers that enhances the NANOnetBASE database.”
1. “Journal Citation Forum” is an online discussion place for citation research methods.
2. Thomson Scientific will use the “Knowledge Dashboard” from Collexis to build a data mining tool for Web of Knowledge.
IEEE is providing free access to high energy physics articles…otherwise they are keeping the same subscription model.
“JSTOR added links to cited references for those journals that are in the JSTOR collection and is adding links to references cited in journals that are outside the JSTOR collection.”