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Scientific Insurgents Say Journal Impact Factors Distort Science

Scientific Insurgents Say Journal Impact Factors Distort Science | The daily digest | Scoop.it
The journal impact factor insurrection, which began last December in San Francisco, is spreading through scientific institutions and organizations around the world.
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The controversy over DSM-5 and the cataclysm in mental health

The controversy over DSM-5 and the cataclysm in mental health | The daily digest | Scoop.it
The DSM's opponents have said that this system is too subjective, not scientifically valid, and subject to abuse.
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Is print dead?

Is print dead? | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Digital was definitely the catchword at a meeting of UK magazine publishers in London last week. Perhaps more surprising was how often the p
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Is College Moving Online?

Is College Moving Online? | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Many people think that massive open online courses, or MOOCs, are the future of higher education in America.
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EBSCO Announces Intent to Collaborate with the American College of Physicians

EBSCO Announces Intent to Collaborate with the American College of Physicians | The daily digest | Scoop.it
EBSCO announces the intent to collaborate with the American College of Physicians (ACP) around evidence-based expertise. If formalized, the multi-year collaboration
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Crowd-sourced app development: Web of Knowledge

Crowd-sourced app development: Web of Knowledge | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Thomson Reuters to Award up to $30,000 for Most Innovative Use of Web of Knowledge Application Programming Interfaces
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Reflections on medical education, medical practice and the underserved

Reflections on medical education, medical practice and the underserved | The daily digest | Scoop.it
It is the maldistribution of physicians, not necessarily the lack of physicians, that is a more significant threat to the health of our nation.
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Hachette to Sell Frontlist Ebook Titles to Libraries

Hachette to Sell Frontlist Ebook Titles to Libraries | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Hachette Book Group has announced that it will once again sell its frontlist ebook titles to libraries, beginning on May 8, 2013.
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Doximity hits 160,000 users and releases native app for iPad, iMedicalApps exclusive sneak peak

Doximity hits 160,000 users and releases native app for iPad, iMedicalApps exclusive sneak peak | The daily digest | Scoop.it
We share our initial impressions of the Doximity iPad app. With 160,000 members, this is certainly to catch the eye of many physicians and for good reason! Full review coming.
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The death of RSS in a single graph

The death of RSS in a single graph | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Google Trend graph for "rss" - bad news. I recently wrote a blog post about moving all my RSS readers to email subscriptions, and I immediately got 30+ negative comments on it. Obviously it struck ...

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Who needs RSS when you can Scoop.it (and others)? Will RSS fall victim to the law of the supply and demand?

Laura Brown's comment, May 30, 2013 2:33 AM
I don't want anything else coming in my email. I don't have time to weed through it all let alone actually read any of it.
Guillaume Decugis's comment, May 30, 2013 5:21 PM
I understand Laura but I happen to be suprised by how resilient email is. Even though my inbox is crowded too, I still like to read some of the daily digests I subscribed to. But I also make sure to unsubscribe when they stop being relevant.
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Do publishers have the right people on the bus?

Do publishers have the right people on the bus? | The daily digest | Scoop.it
I know from talking to many of my clients that most have read Jim Collins’ book ‘Good to Great’. I have also been inspired by his research into what...
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The ‘Jedward’ versus the ‘Mohawk’: a prospective study on a paediatric distraction technique

The ‘Jedward’ versus the ‘Mohawk’: a prospective study on a paediatric distraction technique | The daily digest | Scoop.it
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The Future of User-Centric Ebooks

The Future of User-Centric Ebooks | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Many content experts have often complained about ebook publishers that, unfortunately, don't often take full advantage of the technology and instead simply deliver static, electronic versions of an existing book.
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Looking for the Next Goodreads

Looking for the Next Goodreads | The daily digest | Scoop.it
When Amazon announced in March that it would acquire Goodreads in the second quarter of the year, there was much handwringing, along with tweeting and Facebooking, especially by independent booksellers.
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SAGE launches MobileStudy

SAGE today announced the launch of its highly innovative digital revision tool, MobileStudy to aid student learning on the go. As one of the first revision   tools to use a QR reader, SAGE’s MobileStudy is a significant step in supporting   the student interactive learning experience on the go through mobile  technology.

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What Open Access to Sci-Tech Research Can Achieve

What Open Access to Sci-Tech Research Can Achieve | The daily digest | Scoop.it
A global movement is on to make sci-tech research accessible to all. How soon will Indian industry and consumers embrace it?
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BMJ Clinical Evidence Now Available on Ovid

BMJ Clinical Evidence Now Available on Ovid | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that it has expanded its partnership with BMJ to be the exclusive aggregated information provider of the BMJ Clinical
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Harnessing the wisdom of crowds to solve medical mysteries with CrowdMed

Harnessing the wisdom of crowds to solve medical mysteries with CrowdMed | The daily digest | Scoop.it
A few years ago when Jared Heyman’s sister fell ill, the medical system was unable to find a quick answer. She saw over 2 dozen doctors. S
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Why Professors at San Jose State Won't Use a Harvard Professor's MOOC

Why Professors at San Jose State Won't Use a Harvard Professor's MOOC | The daily digest | Scoop.it
In an open letter, the San Jose professors worry that public higher education will suffer if scholar-student interaction is replaced with videotaped content.
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Top 6 Visual Search Engines For Finding The Image You Want

Top 6 Visual Search Engines For Finding The Image You Want | The daily digest | Scoop.it
One of the biggest tasks we have at MakeUseOf is finding images for our articles. You see, we don’t have a separate staff of five hundred photojournalists who travel all over the world for us and take photographs to complement our articles.
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Physician Compensation Report: 2013

Physician Compensation Report: 2013 | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Close to 22,000 physicians gave some surprising answers about their earnings, hours worked, satisfaction with their compensation, and how their practices are changing.
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Miss Kitty Fantastico Defeats Eczema: Magic is Might: An Introduction to Medical Literature

Miss Kitty Fantastico Defeats Eczema: Magic is Might: An Introduction to Medical Literature | The daily digest | Scoop.it
Miss Kitty Fantastico provides a beginner's guide to the flow of information in the medical world.
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E-book Subscription Model: Is the Time Right?

E-book Subscription Model: Is the Time Right? | The daily digest | Scoop.it
As part of an O'Reilly webcast last week, Andrew Savikas, CEO of Safari Books Online, described the benefits of running a subscription-based e-book service, which range from timing to royalty benefits.
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