Open Science and scholarly publishing roundup – September 25, 2015

Selected news, views and information on Open Science and scholarly publishing from the past week.

Times Higher Education
Open access fees hike universities’ journal bills

University of Delaware
University Library to mark Open Access Week with talk by Duke’s Kevin Smith

NBC News
Online ‘Open Tree of Life’ traces origins of 2.3 million species
Open-science van der Waals interaction calculations enable mesoscale design and assembly

The Smart Map using open data to prevent fire tragedies
Open data movement grows, pushing cities towards resilience

Huffington Post
Democratizing Data – How open data drives sustainable development

Inside Bitcoins
Ledger: First scholarly bitcoin journal invites authors
Uganda: A double jeopardy of African academics


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