Revisiting a 2015 post that predicted the dominance of the cascade model of journal portfolio publishing and the increased dominance of the larger existing publishers in an open access market.
A new conference explores ways research can turn the scientific method onto improving its own results.
An SSP Meeting Session showing the results from publisher partnerships with Researchgate suggest the company is shifting from a source of potential infringement to a distribution channel that is being folded into more and more organizations.
In the last of this series of posts about this year’s Annual Meeting, SSP’s Marketing & Communications Committee cochairs ask members of our community what the conference meant to them
To what extent are scholarly publishers and societies actively engaging with early career researchers? Findings from a white paper, and polls at the SSP annual meeting, are shared.
Two giants in the library technology market move the battle over who controls library catalog records to court.
Reflections on what’s next for getting together in the real world, in a time of climate change and pandemics.
We ask the 2022 Society for Scholarly Publishing Fellows to offer their thoughts on this year’s Annual Meeting.
Universities need democracy, and vice versa. An important book shows the 20th century history of that relationship in the United States, and offers a prescription for what we do now that both are imperiled.
Twitter does not increase citations, a reanalysis of author data shows. Did the authors p-hack their data?
Professional conferences, it’s been a while, but we’re ready for you – or are we? This week we ask the chefs what did you forgot while we were home for 2 years? What’s changed and how are you adjusting?
How can publishers ensure that our content and services are found and used by the growing number of Millennials and Generation Z researchers in academia?
The story of white bread’s rise and fall offers a lesson in the circular nature of manufacturing and consumer culture.
Revisiting a 2017 post looking at how, due to the slowing growth of content licensing, sophisticated content providers are building businesses supporting researcher workflow and university business processes.
When a reputable journal refuses to get involved with a questionable paper, science looks less like a self-correcting enterprise and more like a way to amass media attention.