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					Rethinking Scholarly Publishing                                                                 New Models of Publishing
   New technologies solving old problems                            BioMed Central
          of scholarly publishing                                   •
                                                                    • an independent online publishing house
                                                                    • provides free access to peer-reviewed biological and medical research it publishes
                                                                    • promotes rapid and efficient communication of science
                    Old Model                                       • latest new journals include: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials, Comparative Hepatology,
                                                                      International Journal for Equity in Health, Journal of Negative Results in Biomedicine, Journal of Immune Based
                                                                      Therapies and Vaccines
     Author                                      Library
                     $         $                 Reader
                                                                    Faculty of 1000
  $          $                               $          $           •
                                                                    • over 1400 of the world’s leading scientists select and evaluate the best papers in biology

  Journal Editor                                                    • highlights papers on the basis of their scientific merit
  Editorial Board
   Peer Review
                     $         $          Commercial Publisher      • unique organization and personalization features, including personalized email alerts
                                                                    • offers an immediate rating of individual papers by the authors' peers
                                                                    • participating University of Utah authors: Brenda Bass, Kendal Broadie, Bradley Cairns, Mario Capecchi, Gerald
                                                                      Gleich, Kent Golic, Janet Lindsley, Susan Mango, Alejandro Sanchez-Alvarado, Gerald Spangrude

                    New Model                                       SPARC
                                                                    • is an alliance of 200 member institutions world-wide
        Author                                   Library            • supports development of vibrant and economically viable new models of scholarly communication
       Scholar                                   Reader
                                                                    • works with publishers whose business goals are compatible with SPARC
      Researcher                        Author/Scholar/Researcher
                                                                    • encourages competition so that journal subscriptions are reasonably priced and libraries can afford them
                                                                    • creates systems that expand information dissemination and use in a networked digital environment
                                                                    • facilitates improved and expanded communication by researchers
                                                                    • stimulates creation of better, faster, and more economically sustainable systems for distributing new knowledge

                      Journal Editor
                      Editorial Board
                       Peer Review
                                                                    PubMed Central
                                                                    •   digital archive of life sciences journal literature
                                                                    •   not a journal publisher
                                                                    •   access to PubMed Central (PMC) is free and unrestricted
                                                                    •   managed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the National Library of Medicine

                                                                                                                                                                                        Jeanne Le Ber, Librarian
                                                                                                                                                                                        Spencer S. Eccles
                                                                                                                                                                                        Health Sciences Library

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