A look at the recent acquisition of EDP by Science Press, and the larger implications it holds for the future of Chinese science publishing.
Amber Dilabbio discusses the University of Toronto Press’ experience with virtual attendance at a publishing meeting.
Complex datasets can be difficult to visualize. Here, the position of each card in a deck of 52 is shown during shuffling.
Geowalling open content is proposed yet again. As a thought experiment, @lisalibrarian explores what Plan S principles would be compromised by this tactic.
Tony Sanfilippo looks at the historical books of Dard Hunter and the future of printed works in an increasingly digital and consolidated world.
Social license, in the context of research, is a form of public ‘approval’ that ensures research is funded, that its results are respected, and that participation is willingly engaged in, where needed. For many reasons, it seems as if researchers’ current social license is in danger of being revoked. Charlie Rapple explores what might be required to ensure it is renewed.
Elsevier’s new CEO Kumsal Bayazit’s debuted in front of a librarian audience at last week’s Charleston Conference. Analysis from Roger Schonfeld.
The SSP Annual Meeting Program Committee is currently accepting concurrent session proposals for the 42nd Annual Meeting, being held next May 27–29 in Boston. Here’s how to put together a session proposal.
A new dataset from the Gates Foundation offers insights into author choices and APC pricing.
Publishing as we know it is being redefined to include other forms of content that are part of the scholar’s workflow.
In 2011, Marc Andreessen said that software is eating the world. Since then, publishers have embraced technology. Specifically, the internet – an infrastructure and platform set dominated by open source software. As some academics start to see open source as necessary part of modern, open scholarship. do publisher need to seriously consider changing how we innovate?
Mikaela Jade and the Indigital app inspire us to question our privileged assumptions of “the user” in information design.
It turns out clouds are really heavy. So how do they float?
SSP and the Charleston Library Conference have partnered to offer a scholarship program to attend each organization’s annual meetings. Here, the winning essay from Lynnee Argabright offers thoughts on how the needs of emerging professionals/academics change scholarly communications in the future.
Former scientist, turned publisher, turned research program director, Milka Kostic is uniquely placed to look at publishing from a researcher and a publisher perspective. In this interview with Alice Meadows, she shares her thoughts on both.