What Are We Waiting For?

Share This: Recently The Chronicle of Higher Education published a piece entitled “How to Avoid a Post-Scholar America”.  Yes, we say, YES, and AMEN, too. The University of Oklahoma was founded as a public institution.  Its mission encompasses “service to the state and society.”  We can do this by, as The Chronicle article says, creating […]

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In (Academic Social) Medias Res

Share This: Within hours after Forbes.com published Sarah Bond’s article, Dear Scholars, Delete Your Account at Academia.edu, I began fielding questions from OU faculty members. 3,132 people from the University of Oklahoma have accounts on Academia.edu, and 3,284 have accounts on ResearchGate. Another popular “academic social network,” Mendeley, doesn’t group their accounts in the same […]

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A Perfect Fit: Citizen Science Soil Collection and SHAREOK

Share This: The University of Oklahoma Natural Products Discovery Group have teamed up with the OU Libraries to make data from their innovative Citizen Science Soil Collection program open to the public. Citizen scientists support natural products drug discovery The Natural Products Discover Group (NPDG), led by Principle Investigator Dr. Robert Cichewicz, work to discover […]

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