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Elvis Has Left the Kitchen: Thanks Kent

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

Central Casting — The Funding Problems We’re Baking Into the Future of Scholarly Publishing

As we drift into a scholarly economy with centralized payment mechanisms and greater dependence on government funding, are we truly setting ourselves up for long-term independence and success? Continue reading

Welcoming a New Chef into the Kitchen: Charlie Rapple

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

Welcoming a New Chef into the Kitchen: Roger Schonfeld

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

A Head of Schedule — The Increasing Importance of Project and Portfolio Management

The project manager has become a critical part of success in a publishing world with more complex systems, processes, and vendor relationships. But finding a good one is still a challenge. 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

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

Buried in the Matryoshka — Unpacking the “Value Add” of Peer Review

Publishers often slap labels on activities that are complex, expensive, and high-value. Worse, we often accept people calling these activities “value-add” when they are core functions of how scientific information shared. Continue reading

UPDATED — 82 Things Publishers Do (2014 Edition)

The annual update to the list adds some important items overlooked on prior versions, including design, enforcement of editorial policies, and Board interactions. Continue reading

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