Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Musalman – The Last Handwritten Newspapers In The World

Calligraphy is, for Muslims, a visible expression of the highest art of all, the art of the spiritual world, since they believe that Quran was recited by Allah to Mohammed. The word Quran does mean “recitation”, literally. In Chennai, the … Continue reading

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Dive Into HTML5 by Mark Pilgrim, With Illustrations from the Public Domain

Mark Pilgrim, Google’s software developer and an advocate of free software, author of books such as Dive Into Python and Dive Into Accessibility, for programmers and web designers, has recently finished his research into HTML5. His new book, Dive Into … Continue reading

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Hargreaves Report on Copyright: The Answer to the Machine is In the Machine

How much has the world changed in the last three hundred years? And how much has the copyright changed if we do not count the slight modification for worse, when the 80’s renewed law left nothing of our collected work … Continue reading

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InTech: 8,000 authors favour Open Access and see direct evidence of the positive impact

InTech, an Open Access publisher, has finally made available results from a recent survey of over 8,000 of our authors to determine their attitudes towards Open Access. The benefits of the Open Access (OA) model continue to be debated by … Continue reading

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InTech Partners with Gecom Concoord

We are pleased to announce that InTech, a leading Open Access publisher in the fields of Science, Medicine and Technology has been appointed official partner of the GECOM CONCOORD 2011 congress in organometalic and coordination complex chemistry, which will take … Continue reading

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Students, Get Involved! Use, Share and Mash Up This Open Access Flyer!

“Students have a crucial role in making Open Access a reality.” Nothing says “spring” like a student’s zeal in demonstrating that he cares. Shortly upon announcing the first European student summit on Open Access, the Right to Research Coalition has … Continue reading

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Meet Our Authors: Dr. Denis Panaitescu

Dr. Denis Panaitescu is a senior researcher in the Polymer Department at ICECHIM, the National Institute for Research & Development in Chemistry and Petrochemistry in Bucharest, Romania. Together with her team, she has just published a paper on polymer composites … Continue reading

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