April 15, 2014

Pilot Projects: Elsevier Tests Peer Review Report Transparency

From an Elsevier Announcement: Elsevier has launched a pilot project aimed at improving the quality of peer review. Review reports for articles in Agricultural and Forest Meteorology will be published alongside the article on SciVerse ScienceDirect. The pilot will last until the end of 2012. If successful, the initiative will also be applied to other […]

Academic Libraries: Six CIC Libraries To Begin Pilot Program with Corsotial Borrowing Software Relais D2D

From CIC [Committee on Institutional Cooperation] News: Six CIC libraries have agreed to proceed with a pilot of Relais D2D, a next-generation software platform for consortial borrowing. The University of Chicago; University of Iowa; University of Michigan; Michigan State University; Northwestern University; and Pennsylvania State University will implement Relais D2D over the summer with the […]