Category Archives: publishers

a gift for you

what does one geek get another geek for a holiday gift?  a customized opml file. an opml file is a bunch of rss feeds all crammed into one file.  you load an opml file into your blog feedreader and, bam, … Continue reading

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volunteering pays

to follow up on the blog post about becoming a manuscript reviewer for a journal i asked a couple of colleagues how they got to be reviewers: they volunteered!  granted, the people i asked are smartypants and have had their … Continue reading

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how do you become a reviewer for a journal?

somebody asked me recently how one gets to be a reviewer for a library-related journal. here’s how you can do it: to be a reviewer you have to have a publishing track record. what topics in librarianship do you care … Continue reading

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truthiness in images

the chronicle of higher education has an intriguing post in yesterday’s edition, about fraudulent images used in scientific publications. the images discussed in the article were altered in a way that made it look like the results of the research … Continue reading

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pubshub

PubsHub is a “strategic publication planning tool,” a database to help you choose to which medical journal or meeting to submit your manuscript or present your data. i saw a demo of this in the exhibits hall at the medical … Continue reading

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exhibits hall opens tonight

stay tuned tomorrow for updates about exciting products or other developments, as described by the vendors here at the medical library association conference. i thought i should mention, before i started blogging about the things i’ll be seeing in the … Continue reading

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