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5 open access journals for open source enthusiasts

The ever rising cost of academic journals is a major burden for researchers. Academic libraries cannot always keep up with increases in subscription fees causing libraries to drop journals from their collection. This makes it harder for students and professors to quickly and easily access the information they need. Inter-library loan requests are an option but they do take time. Even if it only takes a few days to fill an inter-library loan request, that is still time wasted for a researcher that has a deadline. While there is no single, quick fix to the problem with the academic journal prices, there is a movement applying the open source way to academic research in an attempt to solve the problem—the open access movement. Read more

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Emacs 24.4 released

Version 24.4 of the Emacs text editor is now available. For more information on Emacs, see: http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/ You can retrieve the source from your nearest GNU mirror by using one of the following links: http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/emacs/emacs-24.4.tar.xz http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/emacs/emacs-24.4.tar.gz Or choose a mirror explicitly from the list at: http://www.gnu.org/prep/ftp.html Mirrors may take some time to update; the main GNU ftp server is at: http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/ Read more