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2014-08-18 16:24:19

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) will convene a meeting of scientific society leaders, scientific journal editors, scientists, and government officials in Washington, DC, this December to facilitate a discussion of issues related to increasing public access to scientific data. The daylong meeting, which will be held in association with the annual meeting of AIBS Council, is made possible by a grant from the US...

2014-08-04 12:23:16

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it will be collaborating with the Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States (CHORUS) as a component of its model for providing public access to peer-reviewed articles that report on DOE-funded research. CHORUS is a collaborative service developed by the not-for-profit organization CHOR, Inc. to provide easy public access to scholarly works. "Powered by the robust...

2014-07-30 23:02:18

AllMed webinar provides insight into effective practitioner evaluation practices in peer review. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Hospitals continually face the challenge of monitoring and evaluating the quality of care that their practitioners provide. During a recent AllMed webinar, the company’s CEO, Mr. Andrew Rowe, discussed the importance of establishing effective peer review practitioner evaluation in order to improve physician performance and quality of care. With regard to...

2014-07-08 10:57:37

Grand Valley State University Compared to scientists working in other countries, U.S.-based scientists are underrepresented as authors of articles on the potential role of innate variation in athletic performance that are published in peer-reviewed science journals, according to Grand Valley State University researchers. The findings are published in the online journal SpringerPlus. The research, conducted by Michael P. Lombardo, professor of biology, and Shadie Emiah, a Grand...

2014-06-30 23:20:46

AllMed webinar provides insight into why leadership and culture matter in peer review as well as ways hospitals can use that information to create environments for effective peer review. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Peer review has long been regarded as an essential component of safe and effective patient care, but the process often suffers due to conflicts of interest, lack of internal expertise and resources, and unclear or inconsistent standards. During a recent AllMed webinar,...

2014-06-25 23:13:12

STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc. is proud to announce that the American Diabetes Association (ADA)—publishers of the journals Diabetes®, Diabetes Care®, Clinical Diabetes®, and Diabetes Spectrum®—has signed on to participate in PRE-val. Diabetes and Diabetes Care will be the first two ADA journals to participate. Needham, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Publishers of leading diabetes journals to use new tool to validate peer review. STRIATUS/JBJS, Inc. is proud to announce that the...

2014-06-09 12:31:00

Dr. Stephen Gallo will discuss factors influencing scientific peer review of grants RESTON, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 10, 2014, Dr. Stephen Gallo of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) will participate in a panel discussion as part of the 2014 Tri-Agency Peer Review Workshop to be held in Ottawa, Canada. The meeting, "Inside - Out: Perspectives on Maintaining High Quality Peer Review in Changing Times", is sponsored by the Canadian...

2014-05-30 23:06:27

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, the only non-governmental funder of peer-reviewed research, has updated its peer-review process for evaluating research grant proposals. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), the only non-governmental funder of peer-reviewed mesothelioma research, has announced an update to its peer-review process for evaluating research grant proposals, to once again match the process by the...

2014-05-27 12:29:18

The Winnower is an Open Access, Open Review Publishing Platform for Scientists BLACKSBURG, Va., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Winnower, an open access online science publishing platform that employs open post-publication peer review, was officially launched today. Founded by Virginia Tech graduate student Josh Nicholson, The Winnower serves as a cost-effective alternative to traditional scientific publishing and emphasizes transparency, open discussion and debate in all...

2014-04-04 12:26:23

Canadian Center of Science and Education recently changed its policy towards preprinted articles, to provide better services for scholarly authors, readers, and the community. TORONTO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Introduction to Canadian Center Of Science And Education Established in 2006, Canadian Center of Science and Education (CCSE) is a for-profit, private publisher, which delivers unsurpassed support and services to researchers and educators in not only Canada but...


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PLoS Medicine
2012-05-17 15:12:48

PLoS Medicine is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in October 2004. It is the second journal of the Public Library of Sciences, which publishes open-access material. All material in PLoS Medicine is published under the Creative Commons license. To fund the journal, the publication’s business model requires that authors pay publication costs. PLoS Medicine provides an innovative and influential venue for research and comment on the major challenges to human health worldwide. It...

PLoS ONE
2012-04-30 14:56:25

PLoS ONE is an open-access peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Public Library of Science (PLoS). It was established in 2006 as a beta version. In August 2008 it moved from a weekly publication schedule to a daily one, publishing articles as soon as they became ready. In October 2008, it came out of “beta.” In September 2009, PLoS ONE made full online usage of every published article publicly available. The founding managing editor was Chris Surridge. He was succeeded by...

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