Open digital science journal gains users| 2014-06-18


"The medical image community embraced open source as a standard practice back in 2000, with the adoption of the Insight Toolkit (ITK). ITK is sponsored by the US National Library of Medicine and was built as a C++ library. It is the equivalent to a usable encyclopedia of image processing algorithms ... To this end, in 2005, also with the support of the National Library of Medicine, the ITK community designed and implemented The Insight Journal. This new journal, born in the digital age, started by throwing out all the limitations inherited by the constraints of publishing in physical paper. Free of those constraints, it became possible for us to adopt progressive practices of scientific discourse, all built around the notion of enabling efficient reproducibility of the published work ..."


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Tags: oa.comment oa.peer_review oa.reproducibility oa.open_science oa.images oa.nlm oa.usa oa.libraries oa.librarians oa.toolkits oa.insight_toolkit oa.floss oa.journals

Date tagged:

06/18/2014, 08:41

Date published:

06/18/2014, 04:41