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<font color="green">There will be two "synthetic biology" publishing group meetings this week. <br>
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It was decided at the retreat to set up a new publishing group (John, Julius, Drew and Jason) to look into a new mechanism for publishing pages on OWW.
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One during Tuesday lunch, another during Thursday lunch.<br>
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Attend one or both, as you like (I'll be attending both just to handle organization and take notes).<br></font>
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==Announcements==
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*'''8.7.06: '''Please see [[OpenWetWare:Information management/a model for novel publishing | recent discussion and ideas since retreat]]
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*'''8.7.06: '''Please see [[OpenWetWare:publishing group/Reddit idea| details on the reddit idea]]
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*'''10.20.07: ''' [http://materialtransfer.org Materialtransfer.org] launched as a user generated information repository for finding, sharing, and reviewing scientific materials.  Self-archive feature allows you to inform the community about your work/materials without losing your rights to publish in journals like Science and JACS.
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'''Each meeting will begin at 12:10p at 68-577 (5th floor tea room) and move to a nearby room. 
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==Past Meetings==
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Each meeting will end at 12:50p.'''
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*[[Publishing Group/Meeting 10-4-05|10/4/05]] <br>
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*[[Publishing Group/Meeting 10-6-05|10/6/05]]<br>
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*[[Publishing Group/old discussion items and comments]]
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==Refs==
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'''Please add your ideas/questions below that you would like to discuss.'''
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[http://papers.nber.org/papers/W13272 Is peer review in decline?] (study of submissions to economics journals)
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Attending:
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#[[Drew_Endy | Drew]]
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#[[Barry Canton|BC]]
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#[[Reshma Shetty | Reshma]]
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#[[Natalie Kuldell| Natalie]]
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#[[Austin Che]]
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#[[Jason Kelly|Jason]]
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#[[Pam Silver]]
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#[[Samantha Sutton|Samantha]]
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#[[Caitlin Conboy|Caitlin]]
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#[[Julie Norville]]
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#[[User:Skosuri|Sri Kosuri]]
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#[[Ty Thomson|Ty]]
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Things to discuss:
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#Do we need a Synthetic Biology specific journal?
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#Does the peer review process, as practiced work?
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#Is peer review needed for engineering research articles?
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#What features would we like for our papers?  Reader comments?  Reader Wiki?
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#How should the structure of a paper be changed to reflect things like, well, the Internets?
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#What existing journals are the most appropriate/receptive venues for publication of SB work?
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#How is publishing on SB topics different from any other field?
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#What are the other (if any) alternate publishing models already out there?
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#Non-synthetic biology improvement:Author IDs or URIs or something. Noticed this while trying to set up myNCBI searches for people with more common names, what a pain.  I'm changing my name to xyuitk.
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#Can we ensure that publishing and access to publications is equally open to all institutions regardless of rank?
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#<your question/idea>
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Relevant material:
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*Hal Abelson and John Wilbanks gave interesting talks on [http://mitworld.mit.edu/video/270/ Open Networks and Open Society: The Relationship between Freedom, Law, and Technology].
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It was decided at the retreat to set up a new publishing group (John, Julius, Drew and Jason) to look into a new mechanism for publishing pages on OWW.

Announcements

Past Meetings

Refs

Is peer review in decline? (study of submissions to economics journals)

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