Saturday, June 2, 2012

Colloquium on Rethinking the Future of Scientific Communication

SUMMARY: "In March 2012, an impressive roster of leaders in the technology and communication industries (including: Anurag Acharaya, Google Scholar; Phil Bourne, PLoS Computational Biology; Paul Saffo, Foresight, Discern Analytics; among other accomplished editors, librarians, publishers and graduate students) participated in a colloquium on the Stanford University campus. Convened by Nader Rifai, Harvard Medical School, Michael Keller, Stanford University Libraries; and John Sack, HighWire Press, the discussions focused on identifying innovative ways to create continuity across the scientific community ecosystem in order to keep pace with the revolutionary transformation of search and discovery by the popular press. The executive summary provides more information on this progressive colloquium. "

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