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NCBI launches “Rapid Research Notes”

Rapid Research Notes (RRN) “allows users to access and cite research that is provided through participating publisher programs designed for immediate communication. The RRN archive was prompted in part by the spring 2009 worldwide outbreak of H1N1 influenza and the … Continue reading

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Science magazine and JoVE announce scientific-video partnership

Science magazine and JoVE start partnership for joint video-publication. The first joint video-article: http://www.jove.com/index/Details.stp?ID=1561 and press release: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-08/aaft-sma081309.php

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NIH has chosen Web of Science data to power the NIH electronic Scientific Portfolio Assistant (eSPA)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has chosen Web of Science data to power the NIH electronic Scientific Portfolio Assistant (eSPA). eSPA is an information technology system designed to assist NIH grants management officials in creating grant portfolios and tracking … Continue reading

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Chemistry Central Journal gains 1st Impact Factor

“…the 1st official Impact Factor of 0.82 for Chemistry Central Journal, as reported in the latest edition of Thomson Reuter’s Journal Citation Reports. The 1st impact factor is is an important stage in the development of Chemistry Central Journal as … Continue reading

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Springer Images – Scientific photos, graphs, histograms, figures, and tables.

Springer launched SpringerImages, a collection of 1.6 million scientific, technological, and medical images including photos, tables and figures, charts, graphs, histograms, and other illustrations. It includes images from Springer publications and a small but growing collection of open access images. … Continue reading

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Hot Release! 2008 Journal Citation Reports!

The 2008 edition of Journal Citation Reports has just been released today, June 19, 2009.  The 2008 edition includes: 350+ titles with their first ever Journal Impact Factor Five Year Impact Factors and Eigenfactor™ Metrics You can browse by subject … Continue reading

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See-Through Frogs, Alien Salamanders, and Spiny Bugs…Oh My

See-Through Frogs, Alien Salamanders, and Spiny Bugs

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Journal of neurophysiology – Online back to 1938

We’ve just purchased the online backfiles of Journal of neurophysiology (1938-).

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RSC acquires ChemSpider

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) announced today that it has acquired ChemSpider, heralding a breakthrough investment for the organisation and for the Chemistry Community. ChemSpider is a free online service providing a structure centric community for chemists. Providing access … Continue reading

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NCBI BioSystems – A biological pathways database is now integrated into NCBI's Entrez system

The NCBI BioSystems, a new biological pathways database is now public. The BioSystems Database currently contains biological pathways from two source databases, KEGG and the EcoCyc subset of BioCyc. BioSystems can be searched directly or accessed via links from other … Continue reading

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