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First Conference for Open Access Publishers 2009

Submitted by Dean Giustini on April 3, 2009 - 23:00
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First Conference for Open Access Scholarly Publishers, 14-16 Sept 2009

"Investing in hospitals of the future" - WHO Report

Submitted by Dean Giustini on March 26, 2009 - 19:22
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"Investing in hospitals of the future" [304 pgs.] Bernd Rechel, Stephen Wright, Nigel Edwards, Barrie Dowdeswell, Martin McKee. World Health Organization 2009, on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

Want to See Italy? ICSD Conference Sept 2009

Submitted by Dean Giustini on March 10, 2009 - 17:37
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International Conference for Digital Libraries and the Semantic Web (ICSD2009) September 8-11, 2009 - University of Trento, Italy

http://www.icsd-conference.org/

"Recent MRI funding boosts scans for wealthy Ontarians" - OM article

Submitted by Dean Giustini on March 6, 2009 - 15:14
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The editors at Open Medicine would like to announce publication of the article "Better access to outpatient magnetic resonance imaging in Ontario – But for whom?" by You et al.

Peter Suber on Open Access

Submitted by Dean Giustini on March 3, 2009 - 16:13
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My spies tell me that Peter Suber gave an excellent public talk & presentation last week at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard.

'Open Science' & 'Research 2.0' in Scholarship

Submitted by Dean Giustini on February 27, 2009 - 17:59

One of the responsibilities of information professionals in the digital age is to point researchers to papers or interesting blogposts about emerging topics.

The increased emphasis lately on Open Science and Research 2.0 has led to a number of related presentations on the web. Here's a relatively recent one at Columbia University:

Only Experts @ "Medpedia wiki"

Submitted by Dean Giustini on February 18, 2009 - 17:35
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Report - UBC Medical Expansion's Impact on PGYs

Submitted by Dean Giustini on February 5, 2009 - 19:50

"Expansion of postgraduate medical education" British Columbia Medical Journal (BCMJ) 2008;50(7):384-7. http://www.bcmj.org/expansion-postgraduate-medical-education

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