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Firestorm Over Elsevier Acquisition of Mendeley

Elsevier’s long-rumored acquisition of Mendeley was finally announced a week ago, touching off a reaction that demonstrates the ongoing tension between large academic publishers and their users as well as the pitfalls of open, networked communities.  For Elsevier, Mendeley is … Continue reading


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Mendeley and the Power of Open Communities

Recent reports about Mendeley show the extent to which its open approach for sharing scholarly research seems to be catching on. The five-year old company, part citation manager, part collaborative research platform, and part social network, now claims to have … Continue reading


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