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The Editorial Fallacy

(scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org): The editorial fallacy is the belief that all of a publisher's strategic problems can be solved by pursuing and publishing the finest books and articles. The publishers of journals know that not all things are equal. There are significant advantages to those few publishers that can offer bundling (the "big deal") and technology platforms. These are not editorial matters.
   
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Are TVs and Smartphones the Future of the Internet?

(connectedworldmag.com): The days of the personal computer as the main gateway to the Internet are numbered, as new categories of connected devices show enormous potential. Two of these market segments-smartphones and connected TVs-could be set to change the way we access information and entertainment.
   
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German Court Rules Against Google in Copyright Case

(blogs.wsj.com): The Hamburg Regional Court in Germany ruled that Google is liable for videos uploaded by users on YouTube that violate German copyright laws. The court said Google asking users whether they have the right to post videos doesn't relieve the Internet giant of the responsibility to seek proof from the user of such rights, especially since people can post to YouTube anonymously.
   
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NMSU library cuts spark research concerns

(lcsun-news.com): A plan by New Mexico State University to curtail its periodical and academic journal subscriptions has prompted unease among members of the campus community. The journals especially offer the most up-to-date, peer-reviewed research - the information usually appears in books much later - and serve as the basis for the education system, said Alison Newby, an assistant professor of sociology..
   
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NIH expands key pharmacogenomics resource

(pharmpro.com): The goal of pharmacogenomics is to use information about a patient's genetic make-up to optimize his or her medical treatment. As the field has grown, so has PharmGKB. Begun in 2000 to catalog links between human genetic variation and drug responses, the PharmGKB website is now a centralized hub that collects, analyzes and integrates data for national and international research consortia. All information in PharmGKB is carefully curated, meaning it is annotated and cross-referenced with related research data.
   
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