February 2013

Welch January Newsletter

Submitted by Alonzo LaMont on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 2:01pm

We're a month into 2013 and it's been a glorious time. As Chuck Thompson, a former Baltimore Orioles broadcaster, used to say when the Orioles would win a game, or hit a home run - "Ain't the beer cold!"  So the Superbowl is over, Baltimore sits on the NFL THRONE, so lets hit the newsworthy stories from our social media sites. Without further adieu....

 

Hopkins Open Access Promotion Fund Recipients & THE LAST GREAT THING

Submitted by Alonzo LaMont on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 11:39am

Starting back in October, 2012 Johns Hopkins announced an Open Access initiative that would assist JHU authors with publishing in Open Access journals. It seems that our initiative has taken off. Here's a list of recipients and more information on OA. Interested? Intrigued? There's a link to the online application.

Hopkins is Introduced to eLife

Submitted by Alonzo LaMont on Fri, 02/01/2013 - 2:44pm

There's a new Open Access Sheriff in Town. "eLife" is the name, partner. The other day "eLife" was presented at an Open House right here at Hopkins. Their aims are succinctly spelled out, along with their origins and initiatives. eLife is positioned to be more than an OA Journal, specifically they aspire to create a collaborative community between funders and practitioners.