David Crotty

I am a Senior Editor with Oxford University Press' journal publishing program. Prior to that I served as an Executive Editor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, and was also the commissioning editor for their book publishing program. Many years ago, I was a research scientist, receiving my Ph.D. in Genetics & Development from Columbia University, and doing postdoctoral research in neural development at Caltech.
David Crotty has written 149 posts for The Scholarly Kitchen

Word News With John Oliver

John Oliver hosts a new fake newscast, this time with an unexpected co-anchor. Continue reading

When Crises Collide: The Tension Between Null Results and Reproducibility

Reproducibility of research results, and the lack of availability of negative results have both been deemed “crises” for the research community. But proposed solutions for each seem at odds with one another. Continue reading

Ikea Offers the Latest Breakthrough in Reading Technology

A startling new breakthrough in reading technology from an unlikely source. Continue reading

Happy Labor Day: Workin’ Man Blues

What better way to start your Labor Day weekend then with a little Merle Haggard? Continue reading

Luddite Horses and Why Your Job May Soon Cease to Exist

A sobering look at the coming “robot revolution”, and how for many jobs in the future, humans need not apply. Continue reading

In Science, Should the Majority Rule?

HBO’s John Oliver offers a numerically representative debate about climate change. While he accurately skewers how the media presents science, this “majority rules” approach may not be the best way to judge what’s right or wrong. Continue reading

Welcome Our Newest Chef, Jill O’Neill

Please welcome our newest Chef, Jill O’Neill from the NFAIS. Continue reading

US Department of Energy Announces Public Access Plan

On February 22, 2013, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released a memorandum on, “Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research.” Today marks the first release of a funding agency’s plans to fulfill the requirements of that memo, as the Department of Energy has now announced their Public … Continue reading

Ask The Chefs: “When Do We Stop Printing?”

We ask our authors to gaze into their crystal balls regarding the future of print. Continue reading

Stick To Your Ribs: The Impact Factor’s Greatest Hits (and Misses)

Yesterday saw the release of the 2013 Impact Factors for scholarly journals. We present a look back at some favorite posts examining the Impact Factor. Continue reading

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