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 174 posts for The Scholarly Kitchen

Elvis Has Left the Kitchen: Thanks Kent

A tip of the hat to a departing “Chef”. Continue reading

Welcoming a New Chef into the Kitchen: Charlie Rapple

Charlie Rapple, cofounder of Kudos, joins The Scholarly Kitchen. Continue reading

U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Announces Public Access Policy

The second public access plan from a US federal funding agency has been announced. Some first impressions… Continue reading

Welcoming a New Chef into the Kitchen: Roger Schonfeld

Meet Roger Schonfeld, our newest Chef in The Kitchen. Continue reading

Our Surveillance Society: If Only We’d Listened to Jim Rockford

James Garner’s television detective warned us about Google and Facebook way back in 1978. If only we’d listened… Continue reading

Small Fly, Big Impact: A History of Drosophila Research (and Why It Matters)

A charming short film about the history and importance of the fruit fly Drosophila as a model organism in biomedical research. Continue reading

How Wolves Change Rivers: The Complexity of Ecosystems

An extended metaphor for the complex nature of the world of scholarly publishing, and how seemingly small changes can cascade. Continue reading

Compliance: The Coming Storm

The administrative burden stemming from funding agency and institutional access policies is just beginning. Can we reduce the severity of this storm with careful planning and collaboration? Continue reading

CNN and the End of the World

An odd find from earlier this week — the video CNN plans to play at the end of the world. Continue reading

A Look Back at 2014 in The Scholarly Kitchen

We’re off for the holidays, and offer this look back at 2014 in lieu of new posts. See you in 2015. Continue reading

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