Online methods videos go mainstream

Scientific and medical publisher Wiley-Blackwell announced this week (February 20) that they will work with the linkurl:Journal of Visualized Experiments;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/37167/ (JoVE), the first online video methods journal, to add methods videos to the journal linkurl:Current Protocols.;http://www.currentprotocols.com/WileyCDA/ Rumors of JoVE's deal with Wiley-Blackwell and other mainstream science publishers have been circulating in the blogosphere since late January

Alla Katsnelson
Feb 21, 2008
Scientific and medical publisher Wiley-Blackwell announced this week (February 20) that they will work with the linkurl:Journal of Visualized Experiments;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/37167/ (JoVE), the first online video methods journal, to add methods videos to the journal linkurl:Current Protocols.;http://www.currentprotocols.com/WileyCDA/ Rumors of JoVE's deal with Wiley-Blackwell and other mainstream science publishers have been circulating in the blogosphere since late January. Moshe Pritsker, CEO of JoVE, told The Scientist this week that he had also signed similar deals with Annual Reviews and linkurl:Springer Protocols.;http://springerprotocols.com/cdp/access/showVideos JoVE has about 200 methods videos on its Web site; the Wiley-Blackwell deal plans for another 200 in the coming year. According to Pritsker, the company has a network of video teams on the ready in cities in the US, Canada and Japan who can film and edit the video. Because the videos require intensive editing (10 or 15 minutes of video from, say, a three to...
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