Science Online London 2010: How is the Web Changing Science?

Nature, Mendeley, and the British Library present Science Online London 2010, September 3-4, 2010 — British Library. How is the web changing the way we conduct, communicate, share, and evaluate research? How can we employ these trends for the greater good? This September, a brilliant group of scientists, bloggers, web entrepreneurs, and publishers will be […]

CTWatch Quarterly: Web 2.0 in Science

Web 2.0 in Science, Timo Hannay, CTWatch Quarterly, Vol. 3, 2007. Excerpt: Perhaps the only thing on which everyone can agree about Web 2.0 is that it has become a potent buzzword. It provokes enthusiasm and cynicism in roughly equal measures, but as a label for an idea whose time has come, no one can […]

Credibility Commons

The Credibility Commons. ‘The Credibility Commons is an experimental environment enabling individuals the opportunity to try out different approaches to improving access to credible information on the World Wide Web. Tools will be provided to researchers as well as the public, allowing them to try out search strategies, collections and other approaches to improving access. […]

Windows Live Academic Search

Microsoft challenges Google Scholar. ‘Microsoft has launched a rival to Google’s Scholar service, which searches academic information to help students and researchers. The initial beta release of Windows Live Academic Search focuses on computer science, electrical engineering and physics and is available in seven countries.’ Microsoft’s Google Scholar Rival Set to Go Live Microsoft reveals […]

The Invisible Web

Those Dark Hiding Places: The Invisible Web Revealed. [via Ponto Media]