Altmetrics: Bridging boundaries one mention @ a time

Sara Rouhi from Altmetric reviews the origins of alternative metrics and how can they be used to drive funding and collaboration.

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Improving Openness of Scholarly Communication

Brian Nosek from Center for Open Science argues that there is a fundamental challenge in scholarship: Incentives for individual success are focused on getting it published, not getting it right.

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Tools for funding multidisciplinary research

Duane Williams from UberResearch explains how societies and publishers can make more informed investment decisions by focusing on research inputs in addition to outputs.

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Managing copyright (and other things too) in multidisciplinary research: Text-mining and opportunities

Roy Kaufman from Copyright Clearance Center reviews why and what is text-mined, and the opportunities for societies and publishers.

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A multidisciplinary program case study: Developing toolsets, inside and outside the classroom, to solve complex problems

Professor Muhammad Zaman explains the Q-EPIC curriculum at Boston University and how it aims to address missed opportunities to transform healthcare landscapes in developing nations and make an impact on the rising costs of healthcare in developed nations.

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Scholarly Collaboration Networks & Societies

David Nygren from Wiley answers the question “why do societies need to pay attention to scholarly collaboration networks?”

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