Friday, August 8, 2008

Labmeeting: Make Science Easier

Share Scientific Articles ... and Network, Too / Maria José Viñas / Chroncile of Higher Education / Wired Campus / August 6, 2008

A new Web site allows scientists to organize research papers online and share them with their colleagues, while doing some social networking on the side

Labmeeting [] the document management and networking site, which is free for individual scientists and students, allows researchers to upload PDF files of research papers and other documents, mark them, organize them, search them, recommend them to colleagues, and see what their peers are collecting. Each scientist has a profile page and can create groups, inviting the members of their labs to add their documents to a shared collection accessible from anywhere.

Labmeeting is the brainchild of Mark Kaganovich, a Harvard alumnus with undergraduate degrees in biochemistry and computer science ... .



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