Chemistry apps in the wild and at the royal society of chemistry
Chemistry Apps in the Wild and at the Royal Society of Chemistry Antony Williams
Scientific Publishers Apps Scientific publishers release apps to: Provide mobile access to content Search and deliver content to its registered users and engage other possible users Greater accessibility means greater readership Revenue generation from the content, not the app
Sourcing information about SciAppshttp://www.scimobileapps.com/ Where can developers post information about their apps? NOT Wikipedia! iTunes does not segregate based on science SciMobileApps Wiki…
Chemistry eBooks The future of the Chemistry eBook…next year then? eBooks already link to computational engines 3D rotating molecules are expected – stereoscopic viewing will become standard? Kinect type interface for a tablet? Interactive graphing – data mine public websites to include data Direct model generation and prediction And….
Open PHACTS Project Develop a set of robust standards… Implement the standards in a semantic integration hub Deliver services to support drug discovery programs in pharma and public domain 22 partners, 8 pharmaceutical companies, 3 biotechs 36 months project – goes live next month Guiding principle is open access, open usage, open source Guiding principle is open access, open usage, open source -- Key to standards adoption -- Key to standards adoption