[Asis-l] Collection of links on science, medicine, scholarly communication and general Web stuff
hleman at samhealth.org
hleman at samhealth.org
Sun Nov 28 17:28:06 EST 2010
Hi, all. I have been poking around in Twitter again and just want to pass along various items that struck me as useful.
Hope Leman, MLIS
Research Information Technologist
Center for Health Research and Quality
Samaritan Health Services
815 NW 9th Street Suite 203A
Corvallis, OR 97330
Over my head, but a glimpse of the new world of data and applications that can be made from it:
Importing data into FluidDB with Flimp
Twitter tool for the privacy-minded
Real time world metrics:
When librarians are obstacles
Where the semantic web stumbled, linked data will succeed
5 Fresh Places to Find Great Online Video
Scilken’s Law and the Future of Libraries
Towards BioDBcore: a community-defined information specification for biological databases
This looks like a valuable resource and food for thought for all who deal with Web-based content and need to bone up on the needs of those with disabilities:
Access Ability: a Practical Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design
Kind of interesting to see what comes of what:
24 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twitter, YouTube, New York Times and Google Maps
The History of the Ampersand and Showcase
Open Clipart Library
This is a journal worth looking at for those interested in new ways of doing research:
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research
TSA Timeline – Visualizing News Stories via Dipity
Here is the tool discussed:
A Beginner’s Guide to Google Website Optimizer
Yet another social bookmarking tool:
Special Issue of the Journal of Electronic Publishing on Reimagining the University Press
Elsevier joins CrossRef Cited-by Linking
Putting healthcare on the map
Stop the FAQ Page Bandage
The story behind Storify, new real-time curation service
Where have all the data gone?
Useful video here:
An Interview with Mike McCue, the Genius Behind Flipboard
Confusion and Complexity: High time to prune the Creative Commons licenses?
Seeks is a free and open P2P design and application for enabling social websearch
Why Joe Client Doesn’t Care About Standards
The Enduring Value of Social Science Research: The Use and Reuse of Primary Research Data
Note that I came across this on Twitter and that the article is housed in the institutional repository of the University of Michigan.
Twitter Rank of Your Website!
My very much beloved boss in our library died of ALS a few months ago, so I found this moving and is also a useful look into the world of patient registries and patient advocacy (as it took years of lobbying to get this through):
National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry Available Online
Medical librarians really should read this
Seven Ways Medical Conflicts of Interest Are Disguised
Keepstream: Collect, organize, and share the best of the web.
Remix your tweets, statuses, and other social goodies into a neat, tidy, permanent web page.
Read Twitter as a daily newspaper
Video worth watching here
Using touchscreen interactive tabletop displays via the Internet
And see here for more on surface computing:
Surface computers linked via internet allow for new 'mixed-presence' collaboration
Qwiki: “Smart, sexy, layered and flamboyant.” Come get your Alpha invites!
Control Points and Steering Mechanisms in Open Source Software Projects
Web Designer’s Guide to PNG Image Format
Why all scientists should blog: a case study
My ePortfolio in the cloud
Social reading with Copia—video:
Genotator: A disease-agnostic tool for genetic annotation of disease
Social bibliographies and collaborative reading: you’re doing it wrong
That post mentions this:
WizFolio is an online research collaboration tool for knowledge discovery.
An Efficient Paradigm for Genetic Epidemiology Cohort Creation
Interesting tool to blog on Twitter without having to have a blog of one’s own:
Plagiarists plagiarized: A daisy chain of retractions at Anesthesia & Analgesia
What Every Web Developer Should Know About Front-End Performance
Success Tips for Your SEO Copywriting – Part 2
Needle™, a revolutionary platform for acquiring, integrating, cleansing, analyzing and publishing data on the web.
Design your presentations
The Strongest Link: Libraries and Linked Data
VIVO and ORCID
social mention is a real time search platform
Social Media Alerts
Like Google Alerts but for social media.
RSS Compendium - RSS Re-mixers
What is ResearchSpace?
ResearchSpace is an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded project aimed at supporting collaborative internet research, information sharing and publication for the cultural heritage scholarly community.
OpenSource Toolkit for Cloud
TeamLab: Create Your Own Enterprise Portal
Nice little video here
Welcome to Dropbox!
A new way to sync, store, and share your files online
7 Signs That Semantic Web Is Crossing The Chasm To The Mainstream
Browerserling: Cross-browser testing from thecomfort of your browser!
This is quite fascinating:
Class action lawsuit challenges Bittorent lawsuit factory’s business model
Improving Access to the Public Domain: the Public Domain Mark
40 Awesome Examples of Vexel Art
No rest for the bio-wikis
Biologists' collaborative data repositories come of age.
Top 10 specialty Web browsers you may have missed
Nice example of Open Notebook Science:
Welcome to my Lab Notebook
Brown Bag Lunch: An Intrepid Guide to Ontologies
50 Ways to Get Your Site Noticed
ORCID, a Technological Stanley
Open Data in the Arts and Humanities
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