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 158 posts for The Scholarly Kitchen

Welcoming a New Chef into the Kitchen: Phill Jones

Digital Science’s Phill Jones officially joins the Scholarly Kitchen as a regular blogger. Continue reading

Building a 21st Century Library

Another look at the fascinating evolution of the library. Continue reading

Nevermind the Data, Where are the Protocols?

Journals and funding agencies are focusing on data availability as a route to better experimental reproducibility. But the data is only part of the equation. A new set of NIH guidelines is a great start toward making methodologies better documented and more available. Continue reading

Data is Just A Clue to the End Truth

A short video on the art of data visualization, an increasingly important subject in the era of “big data”. Continue reading

Every Talk Ever Given by a Successful Creative Person

How you too can use the internet to gain fame and fortune. Or perhaps a realization of the randomness of recognition. Continue reading

Interface Design: How We Depict Texting and the Internet in Film

The display of new types of information is a constant challenge for scholarly publishers. A look at how filmmakers portray texting and computer use offers some insight into effective interface design. Continue reading

1,000 Years of Popular Music

A bit of underappreciated scholarship for your Friday entertainment. Continue reading

Tour the Toronto Reference Library, By Drone

A drone’s eye view of Toronto’s spectacular new library. Continue reading

Coping With New Technology: Medieval Help Desk

Struggling to come to grips with the new Apple Watch or the latest Kindles? You’re not alone, and in fact, there’s a historical precedent. Continue reading

Word News With John Oliver

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

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