The Week in Links – May 30

What has been happening in the world of Open Access in the last week?

OpenCon2014, The Student and Early Researcher Conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data, will be held November 15 – 17 in Washington, D.C.

Scientific American announced that Twitter plans to release all its tweets to scientists. However, researcher Brian Keegan of Northeastern University isn’t getting his hopes up just yet.

Wired (UK) article reported that the UK was ranked first in two recent studies of worldwide open data policies.

The Vatican Library, which has collected over 80,000 manuscripts over the course of about 500 years, has begun the process of digitizing its collection.

In an interview with ScienceOpen, Peter Suber argues that senior faculty members should do more to support younger scholars who are interested in publishing research in open access journals.

Ergo, an open access philosophy journal, has published its first issue.

Case Reports in Women’s Health is a new open access journal from Elsevier.

Alan Moore, the critically acclaimed co-author of Watchmen, From Hell, and V For Vendetta, is at the forefront of Electricomics, an app that’s been described as “an open-access platform for comics creators to develop digital comics of their own.”

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