Over at Science in the Open, Cameron Neylon blogs about institutional repositories — data warehouses meant to archive scientific research — and why he and his colleagues can't be bothered to use them. Neylon says he prefers web 2.0 interfaces like FlickR and SlideShare, which is a good example of what a repository can be, he says.

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