With the sheer number of scientific articles and increasing open information like online lab notebooks and blogs now available to scientists, how can they wade through them all to find the ones that are both interesting and valuable? At Public Rambling, Pedro Beltrao suggests using sites like FriendFeed and subscribing to RSS feeds, to begin to create a personalized ranking system. The end result, however, might have to be 'total transparency.' "Would this bother scientists?" Beltrao wonders.
Ranking Journal Articles On Your Own
Aug 11, 2008