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How to rate PLoS ONE papers

Jonathan Eisen demonstrates with a personal example.

First he did a keyword search for the topic of his interest and expertise. Then he read a paper that came up in the search. Then he rated the paper and left a brief comment with the rating.

Then he came back to his blog, wrote in more detail and linked back to the paper itself.

In other related news: Pedro takes a quick look at last week’s first two days of ratings.

Bjoern looks at competition in science and how Open Access can help alleviate it.

Bill Hooker discovers another Open Notebook Science example – a PhD thesis being written on a blog by Jeremiah Faith.

Finally, a very good and important discussion by Bill abot what does and what does not constitute Open Access.