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Discussing Open Access in the land of Open Access

Stop #3 on World Opportunity Tour: Public Knowledge Project Scholarly Publishing Conference in Mexico City.  We’ve arrived at the Public Knowledge Project Scholarly Publishing Conference in Mexico City. Couple things: first, Mexico CIty is a very interesting city and significantly different than Singapore. Second, I originally thought of titling this …


World Opportunity Tour with SSRN

Stop #2 on World Opportunity Tour Last week I gave two presentations at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting in Anaheim  (lots of …

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The Future Of Higher Education – 

I’m speaking at the American Accounting Association’s Annual Meeting today (August 6 2013), this years’ theme is Brilliantly Disguised Opportunities. The morning panel, The Future of …


Our 2013 Mid-Year President’s Letter

The SSRN Community continued its growth over the past six months. Downloads exceeded 1,000,000 per month bringing our cumulative full-text downloads since …


Did You Know?

SSRN provides an eye-friendly short-form URL for every author and abstract page. Author Page: This URL is useful in your email …


Who is Who?

I just got to Washington, DC for tomorrow’s Society for Scholarly Publishing’s Workshop (#SSP2012).  Euan Adie (Digital Science), Ellen Rotenberg (Thomson Reuters), …


Alternative is the New Grey

Jason Priem asked me to give a keynote at the altmetrics12 workshop at Northwestern on 21 June. Unfortunately, the timing of #altmetrics12 …


Remixing Scholarly Research

  Kirby Ferguson is a quirky New York-based filmmaker with an interesting idea. He wanted to show copying was often part of …


SSRN’s CiteReader Project Update

Last week we released a project update to our reference and citation technology, CiteReader.  CiteReader allows readers to view the references within …