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eLife is the new open-access venue established by a joint initiative of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Max Planck Society, and the Wellcome Trust.† It† aims to publish the best research from basic and theoretical life and biomedicine subjects through translational, applied, and clinical work.†† Its website gives this definition:
"eLife is a researcher-led digital publication for outstanding work, a platform to maximise the reach and influence of new findings and a showcase for new approaches for the presentation and assessment of research."
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Recently the California Digital Library (CDL) and its partners released DataUp, a free tool to help researchers (especially in the earth, ecological, and environmental sciences) to manage and archive their tabular data. It was developed to integrate with Microsoft Excel, though researchers can use the Web application and/or Microsoft Excel add-in. Both versions allow users to:
Please see our Scientific Data Services for more information on these tools and other data management services.
PMC, formerly PubMed Central, is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature, currently containing approximately 2.5 million articles.
PMC is a repository for journal literature deposited by participating publishers, as well as for author manuscripts that have been submitted in compliance with the Public Access Policy mandated by NIH and other research funding agencies.†The repository includes material dating back prior to the NIH mandate, including some which date to the mid to late 1800s or early 1900s.†A sampling of journals going back to volume 1 includes American Journal of Human Genetics (v. 1, 1949-),† Biophysical Journal (v. 1, 1960-),†and Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society (v.1, 1865-).
Almost all the content of PMC is protected by U.S. and/or foreign copyright laws, although access is free for all materials.†Respective copyright holders retain rights for reproduction, redistribution and reuse.
Synthesis Digital Library Update for August and September, 2012