Open Science roundup, 15 July 2016

With a new owner, the hated ‘journal impact factor’ is overdue for a change

The Scientist
Web of Science Sold for More Than $3 Billion

The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists

Science’s status shifts in new Brexit government

Chemistry World
Explainer: what will Brexit mean for science?

Announcing the development of SocArXiv, an open social science archive

Publishing the presidents

Huffington Post
Open innovation, Open Science and open to the world

Science Magazine
After protest, Canada’s health science funder reverses course on peer-review changes

Canada’s health funder agrees to meet with researchers outraged by peer-review changes

The Scientist
Researchers to CIHR: reverse peer review changes

Wellcome Trust launches open-access publishing venture

Times Higher Education
Europe’s universities: an unbreakable alliance

Royal Society of Chemistry
RSC Advances goes gold open access

Electronic Frontier Foundation
Patents: the next Open Access fight

PLOS blogs
Measuring up: Impact Factors do not reflect article citation rates

How open science helps researchers succeed

News Medical
Scientists develop new online open-access data tool to improve drug safety

Hate journal impact factors? New study gives you one more reason

The Scientist
Ditching Impact Factors for deeper data

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