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<font color="green">There will be two "synthetic biology" publishing group meetings this week. <br>
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It was decided at the retreat to set up a new publishing group (John, Julius, Drew and Jason) to look into a new mechanism for publishing pages on OWW.
One during Tuesday lunch, another during Thursday lunch.<br>
 
Attend one or both, as you like (I'll be attending both just to handle organization and take notes).<br></font>
 
  
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==Announcements==
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*'''8.7.06: '''Please see [[OpenWetWare:Information management/a model for novel publishing | recent discussion and ideas since retreat]]
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*'''8.7.06: '''Please see [[OpenWetWare:publishing group/Reddit idea| details on the reddit idea]]
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*'''10.20.07: ''' [http://materialtransfer.org Materialtransfer.org] launched as a user generated information repository for finding, sharing, and reviewing scientific materials.  Self-archive feature allows you to inform the community about your work/materials without losing your rights to publish in journals like Science and JACS.
  
'''Each meeting will begin at 12:10p at 68-577 (5th floor tea room) and move to a nearby room. 
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==Past Meetings==
Each meeting will end at 12:50p.'''
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*[[Publishing Group/Meeting 10-4-05|10/4/05]] <br>
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*[[Publishing Group/Meeting 10-6-05|10/6/05]]<br>
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*[[Publishing Group/old discussion items and comments]]
  
 
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==Refs==
'''Please add your ideas/questions below that you would like to discuss.'''
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[http://papers.nber.org/papers/W13272 Is peer review in decline?] (study of submissions to economics journals)
 
 
 
 
Attending:
 
#[[Drew_Endy | Drew]]
 
#[[Barry Canton|BC]]
 
#[[Reshma Shetty | Reshma]]
 
#[[Natalie Kuldell| Natalie]]
 
#[[Austin Che]]
 
#[[Jason Kelly|Jason]]
 
#[[Pam Silver]]
 
#[[Samantha Sutton|Samantha]]
 
#[[Caitlin Conboy|Caitlin]]
 
#[[Julie Norville]]
 
#[[User:Skosuri|Sri Kosuri]]
 
#[[Ty Thomson|Ty]]
 
 
 
Things to discuss:
 
#Do we need a Synthetic Biology specific journal?
 
#Does the peer review process, as practiced work?
 
#Is peer review needed for engineering research articles?
 
#What features would we like for our papers?  Reader comments?  Reader Wiki?
 
#How should the structure of a paper be changed to reflect things like, well, the Internets?
 
#What existing journals are the most appropriate/receptive venues for publication of SB work?
 
#How is publishing on SB topics different from any other field?
 
#What are the other (if any) alternate publishing models already out there?
 
#Non-synthetic biology improvement:Author IDs or URIs or something. Noticed this while trying to set up myNCBI searches for people with more common names, what a pain.  I'm changing my name to xyuitk.
 
#Can we ensure that publishing and access to publications is equally open to all institutions regardless of rank?
 
#<your question/idea>
 
 
 
Relevant material:
 
*Hal Abelson and John Wilbanks gave interesting talks on [http://mitworld.mit.edu/video/270/ Open Networks and Open Society: The Relationship between Freedom, Law, and Technology].
 
 
 
An [http://www.oecd.org OECD] report on scientific publishing was published a couple of weeks ago and seems especially relevent. Here are links to the [http://www.oecd.org/document/55/0,2340,en_2649_34487_35397879_1_1_1_1,00.htm press release] and [http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/42/12/35393145.pdf report]
 

Latest revision as of 10:42, 20 October 2007

It was decided at the retreat to set up a new publishing group (John, Julius, Drew and Jason) to look into a new mechanism for publishing pages on OWW.

Announcements

Past Meetings

Refs

Is peer review in decline? (study of submissions to economics journals)