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It's another triple-header! #FuturePub is teaming up with #ScholarlySocial and #LdnOpenDrinks on January 27th
By John Hammersley
Overleaf writelatex futurepub scholarly social london open drinks event logo January 27th

It was so good last time, we're doing it again! The next #FuturePub in London on January the 27th is joining forces with Scholarly Social and London Open Drinks to bring you an evening packed full of science and publishing goodness :) Find out who we've lined up as the first set of speakers...

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Join us at Mozilla Science Lab's Global Sprint, Jul 22-23
By John Lees-Miller
Mozilla Science - FireFox in a Crowd

The writeLaTeX team will be helping out at Mozilla Science Lab's first Global Sprint, Jul 22–23 — two days of intense work on open source projects in open science and teaching. There are both technical and non-technical projects, and there are 18 (and counting!) sprint sites around the world, so there's one near you! Join us!

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Join us at the British Library in January to celebrate a New Year for science and publishing
By John Hammersley

Science is changing. The widespread reach and accessibility of the internet means that more people have access to more knowledge than ever before.

This is helping science at each end of the spectrum, from young scientists learning about the latest developments from CERN or on-board the International Space Station, through to the international, multi-disciplinary collaborations which make these projects possible and use the results to discover new breakthroughs and inspire new ideas.

To kick off the New Year and this new chapter in scientific publishing, we're organising an Academia 2.0 event in the evening on 16 January at the British Library.

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What should the scientific record look like in the digital age?
By Julia Schölermann

A guest blog post by Julia Schölermann

Join us at the SpotOn conference in London on Friday Nov 9th 3-4 pm to discuss the possibilities and implications of rethinking the scientific record. Join the conversation live on twitter using #solo13digital or read our session notes - prepared collaboratively and on the fly using writeLaTeX.com and pushed to figshare at the conclusion of the session.

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Hack4ac: Text-mining and analyzing author contributions in PLOS articles
By John Lees-Miller

This Saturday saw the Hack4ac event held in central London, aimed at "hacking academia better together".

Overleaf / WriteLaTeX founder John Lees-Miller worked on mining and analysing article data from the PLOS Search API and PeerJ at the hack4ac event.

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