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Elsevier Has Bought Mendeley For $100M To Expand Its Open, Social Education Data Efforts

Elsevier Has Bought Mendeley For $100M To Expand Its Open, Social Education Data Efforts | 404 BC -- Finding the Missing Links | Scoop.it
Educational publisher Elsevier is diving further into the world of open and social educational data: it has bought Mendeley, the London/New York-based provider of a platform for academics and organizations to share research and collaborate with...

Via Pierre Levy
Filipe MS Bento's insight:

"Today we are excited to announce that Mendeley is joining Elsevier!"
for $100M?

For a suppose partnership is quite a considerable amount; I’m open to make some new friends, as always, special they  are willing to pay me $100M :)

 

To the ones that find this figure reasonably high (like I did initially), here’s a “heads up”: Elsevier, more than “just” acquiring Mendeley software, it’s “acquiring” Mendeley COMMUNITY (and the value we’ve been adding all this time).

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Pierre Levy's curator insight, April 9, 2013 11:00 AM

Henning says Mendeley will continue to source data from different places — not just focus on what’s published or owned by Elsevier. “If people want to source the latest research on neurobiology, it wouldn’t make sense to limit this,” said Henning. “Elsevier will help us by enriching our content, but when it comes to other publishers it will also increase the transit routes into them.”

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[Video] "How to make sharing easy for researchers, will publishers become redundant?"

Dr. Victor Henning, CEO at Mendeley, presents his talk with the title "How to make Sharing easy for Researchers, will Publishers become redundant?" at the Academic Publishing in Europe (APE) 2013. See more about APE 2013 here:http://www.ape2013.eu/ [Youtube, 2013/03/10]


Via Julien Hering, PhD
Filipe MS Bento's insight:

Não podia vir mais a propósito da nossa discussão de hoje sobre Mendeley e Zotero...

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Julien Hering, PhD's curator insight, March 11, 2013 3:02 PM

Une intéressante de conférence de Victor Henning (CEO de Mendeley) au récent Academic Publishing in Europe (APE) 2013 à Berlin : "How to make sharing easy for researchers, will publishers become redundant?". Cela parle de #Mendeley #openaccess #science2.0