Program Officer in Scholarly Communications: Job Description | The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

“The Program Officer in Scholarly Communications reports to and takes direction from the Senior Program Officer, and cultivates, mentors, and supervises program staff.  The Program Officer meets regularly with leaders in the field, invites and evaluates proposals, prepares grant recommendations, manages budgets, and participates in policy discussions….” [The job description is silent on open access.]

Latest Article Alert from Asia Pacific Family Medicine

The following new article has just been published in Asia Pacific Family Medicine

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Which medical interview skills are associated with patients’ verbal indications of undisclosed feelings of anxiety and depressive feelings?
Goto M, Takemura Y
Asia Pacific Family Medicine 2016, 15:2 (28 February 2016)
Abstract http://www.apfmj.com/content/15/1/2/

Latest Article Alert from Malaria Journal

The following new articles have just been published in Malaria Journal

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Challenges with implementing malaria rapid diagnostic tests at primary care facilities in a Ghanaian district: a qualitative study
Boadu N, Amuasi J, Ansong D, Einsiedel E, Menon D, Yanow S
Malaria Journal 2016, 15:126 (27 February 2016)
Abstract http://www.malariajournal.com/

Latest Article Alert from BMC Infectious Diseases

The following new article has just been published in BMC Infectious Diseases

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An audit and feedback intervention study increased adherence to antibiotic prescribing guidelines at a Norwegian hospital
Høgli J, Garcia B, Skjold F, Skogen V, Småbrekke L
BMC Infectious Diseases 2016, 16:96 (27 February 2016)
Abstract http://

Creating A Public Space: Open Access, Book Theft, and the Epigraphy of Ancient Libraries – SARAH E. BOND

” … As Erik Kwakkel has already talked about, medieval libraries used curses, but also  book chains in order to stop book thieves. Library materials were often expensive, rare, and labor intensive to produce, so it makes sense that libraries wished to protect them …  I have worked for both public and private institutions with adjoining libraries, and I must say that entering a public library is an altogether different spatial experience from entering a private one–which can often feel like entering a prison … “

Latest Article Alert from International Breastfeeding Journal

The following new article has just been published in International Breastfeeding Journal

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Knowledge, attitude and practice towards exclusive breastfeeding among lactating mothers in Mizan Aman town, Southwestern Ethiopia: descriptive cross-sectional study
Tadele N, Habta F, Akmel D, Deges E
International Breastfeeding Journal 2016, 11:3 (27 February 2016)
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Latest Article Alert from BMC Health Services Research

The following new articles have just been published in BMC Health Services Research

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Costs of diagnostic and preoperative workup with and without breast MRI in older women with a breast cancer diagnosis
Onega T, Tosteson A, Weiss J, Alford-Teaster J, Hubbard R, Henderson L, Kerlikowske K, Goodrich M, O’Donoghue C, Wernli K, DeMartini W, Virnig BA

Latest Article Alert from Systematic Reviews

The following new article has just been published in Systematic Reviews

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Educational interventions to improve people’s understanding of key concepts in assessing the effects of health interventions: a systematic review protocol
Cusack L, Del Mar C, Chalmers I, Hoffmann T
Systematic Reviews 2016, 5:37 (25 February 2016)
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