Just stumbled across Google News Archive, recommended by GNews "about" page as the place to search for items older than 30 days. Have any of you used? I'm really curious about coverage going from 30 days ago back to whenever Google News stopped keeping news older than 30 days-- is that stuff in NewsArchive, or gone?
I'll be teaching my first info lit session to senior engineering students embarking on a capstone project. I don't really know yet how engineering research works. Any suggestions from you brilliant lot?
And Wollega University (Ethiopia) wins the Best Abbreviation/URL award for its Gold OA journal, the Science, Technology and Arts Research Journal--or STAR journal, www.starjournal.org. http://www.starjournal.org/
Any advice for the best way to read a JSON file? Using the Backupify service, I downloaded a copy of my contributions to Facebook. The file I got had to be unzipped and then included thousands of JSON files (as welll as JPEGs). Opening a random JSON file in Firefox proved to be unsatisfying.
Speaking as we were of Aspesi: I'm looking to populate a Charleston panel on the challenges of managing OA funds/APCs. Anybody going who would be good to give (some variant of) library perspective (or indeed any other perspective)?
LSW - help me brainstorm. Trying to an evaluation tool of journals for authors. What information is important and relevant? I have title, publisher, impact factor, key words, and OA. I would love submission schedule, but that seems impossible.