What is the single most pressing issue for the future of peer review in scholarly publishing? In advance of Peer Review Week, we asked the Chefs.
A new research study finds that open access monographs can generate significant revenue — both on the print side and digitally.
Now, two decades into the OA movement, it is high time for university libraries and presses to finally create a future for OA monographs.
SSP Past Presidents were convened in a task force to consider ways in which SSP as a society can and should support the mental health of members, with work-related issues being the primary but not the only focus. The goal of this Task Force is to identify potential opportunities, activities, resources, and initiatives.
Compared to their peak levels, publication volume has declined at MDPI by 27% and at Frontiers by 36%. What’s behind these declines, and how do they reflect the inherent risk in the APC open access model and different approaches to reputation management?
How machines learn, as demonstrated by a pile of matchboxes playing tic-tac-toe.
The challenges offered by artificial intelligence require a different approach than that seen for plagiarism detection.
The Curse of Knowledge is when we assume everyone else understands what we’re talking about, when they don’t. Good communication happens when we have the courage to make it simple.
Inequities are rife in the research process, starting with the pre-award process. Based on feedback and input from researchers, research managers, and others a new report looks at the challenges and makes recommendations for how funders and institutions can address them.
An interview with Nicola Ramsey of Edinburgh University Press about the Press’s new Open Access Fund.
What do you do when the building standards governing the safety of your workplace are deemed inadequate?
When the University of Michigan was forced to disconnect from the internet last week, it resulted in disruptions to several key services it provides to the broader research community, such as the University of Michigan Press, HathiTrust, and ICPSR. What can we learn from this experience?
Volunteer organizers reflect on SSP’s upcoming 2023 New Directions seminar — early bird registration closes September 8th!
An appeals court has ruled that it is unconstitutional for the government to require deposit of published works in the Library of Congress
We are off for the Labor Day Holiday weekend. Here, some avian advice on the waning season.