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BBOCS is dead, Long Live QACS? A Brisbane #ozchem conference gets borged

A couple of weeks ago I learned that the Brisbane Biological and Organic Chemistry Symposium (BBOCS) is being discontinued. In it’s place in 2016 there will be held the inaugural Qld Annual Chemistry Symposium (QACS). This symposium will be substantially … Continue reading

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Wrinkles with RightsLink

[Update, 9.59PM, this time with the images!] So the last four posts on using the RightsLink™ website have thrown up some interesting contrasts between the way the major publishers use it as a gateway to granting permissions to reuse parts … Continue reading

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Reusing images from copyrighted journal articles Part 4: Wiley

Part 1: ACS Journals – Part 2: Elsevier Journals – Part 3: RSC Journals So after a short break, for the 4th post in this series I’m going to quickly look at the situation with reusing images from Wiley Journals. Firstly, a current … Continue reading

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Reusing images from copyrighted journal articles Part 3: RSC Journals

[Update. Hat tip to @Canageek for noting that the reproduction rights for the RSCs Open Access journal, Chemical Science, points to a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence (CC BY-NC 3.0)] Part 1 of this series dealt with obtaining permissions … Continue reading

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Reusing images from copyrighted journal articles Part 2: Elsevier/ScienceDirect

As a followup to this morning’s post about obtaining permission to reproduce images from ACS journals, I thought I’d spend a small amount of time seeing how the situation was with Elsevier. Happily I had a 2009 J Mol Bio … Continue reading

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Reusing images from copyrighted journal articles Part 1

So prompted by a question by Jason Hoshikawa (‏@chemistinjapan) in the #RealTimeChem community on Twitter about the copyright issues surrounding reusing figures from journal articles in a conference poster I thought I’d do some digging around and see what the current situation … Continue reading

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Gender Imbalance in Plenary Lecturers at the BBOCS conference

[Update 9th Feb. Added live link to Chemistry In Australia February issue web edition] First a disclaimer, I have been on the BBOCS organising committee twice in the last decade or so. The Brisbane Biological and Organic Chemistry Symposium is … Continue reading

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