Christine Laine Named Editor of Annals of Internal Medicine

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has named Christine Laine editor of its flagship journal, Annals of Internal Medicine. A former vice president and senior deputy editor of Annals, Christine Laine succeeds Harold C. Sox who will retire in July. The Annals of Internal Medicine New Editor is the youngest editor in the history of […]

ScienceWatch: The Hottest Research of 2007-08

ScienceWatch: The Hottest Research of 2007-08. ‘It’s time again for Science Watch from Thomson Reuters to take its annual look back at the hottest of recent research. The first table below lists the researchers who, during 2008, accounted for the the highest numbers of Hot Papers published over the preceding two years. The second table […]

Scientific American on Science 2.0: An Experiment

Science 2.0: Great New Tool, or Great Risk?: Wikis, blogs and other collaborative web technologies could usher in a new era of science. Or not. ‘Welcome to a Scientific American experiment in “networked journalism,” in which readers—you—get to collaborate with the author to give a story its final form. The article is a particularly apt […]

Journal Citation Impact Forum

Thomson Scientific Launches Journal Citation Forum Dedicated to Discussion About Citation-Based Research Evaluation: From H-index to Impact Factor, Citation Impact Forum Hosts Expert Commentary and Scholarly Discussion About Citation-based Research Evaluation. ‘Thomson Scientific announced on January 8 the launch of its Citation Impact Forum, an online forum promoting scholarly discussion about all facets of citation-based […]

Open Access in 2007 According to Peter Suber

Open Access in 2007 by Peter Suber on SPARC Open Access Newsletter, issue 117, January 2008. From the introduction: “The irrepressible progress of the open access movement means that every new year is richer than the last. At some point the thicket of new developments will make it impossible to write these annual reviews. As […]