Monthly Archives: August 2010

Is scientific publishing about to be disrupted?

Scientific publishing is dying – or changing…it’s up to you. Continue reading

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Week 5 tasks

1. 3 good websites. What makes them good for digital reading or enjoyable to interact with? Twitter.com – even the face page (not logged in) is ‘clean’. It’s either fashionable or good design to imitate Google – as little clutter … Continue reading

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Task for week 4 – Examining Emerald, Proquest, Informit and Ebsco

Examining Emerald, Proquest, Informit and Ebsco aim to find three recent relevant articles on each of the topics below. A) “The use of computers in the classroom to enhance learning” B) “Open Access model for academic journal publishers ” During … Continue reading

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Tasks 1-3, week 3

Setting up the blog was unproblematic, or perhaps I should say “is unproblematic so far”. I will experiment with the layout, widgets and display later on. I use a computer a lot. I’m not sure that intuitive is the same … Continue reading

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Task 1, week 1

Ebook experience : Task 1 The book :  1001 Arabian Nights [Volume 1 of 16], Richard Burton, Fictionwise (www.Fictionwise.com) I will point out here that the database of content provided by Microsoft is out of date – the first two … Continue reading

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