Library consortia are taking stronger positions with scholarly publishers, not just in Europe but in North America as well. In this interview, Roger Schonfeld speaks with Kimberly Armstrong about BTAA’s principles, concerns, and tactics.
A collection of Scholarly Kitchen posts about Predatory Publishing.
We all know that our community — and our society — face major challenges around diversity and inclusion. Many of us are committed to tackling these challenges at the individual level, but what are organizations doing? In this interview, Vicky Williams, CEO of Emerald Publishing, shares their experiences of addressing diversity and inclusion as a company.
A look at movie poster typography, and how one typeface became the standard.
Leann Wilson and Marshall Poe revisit the idea of a unified online books platform for scholarly works.
We can be certain that, if Elsevier asserts its obvious platform advantages, there is no data firewall that can protect other publishers from Elsevier’s strategic advance.
Thanks to a major new international research study, it’s no longer possible to pretend that predatory journals are not a serious problem that needs serious attention. The question is: do we have the will to confront it?
With the news last week that Elsevier made another strategic purchase with the acquisition of Aries System, owner of Editorial Manager submission and peer review systems, Angela Cochran looks at what happens to societies and smaller publishers when the big competing publishers buy up the previously publisher agnostic service providers.
Elsevier’s acquisition of Aries Systems sends shockwaves through the industry, but is it really that surprising?
John Oliver takes Facebook to task for their seemingly insincere apology advertisements.
Funders are increasingly demanding measurements of “real world” impact from researchers. Does this steer us toward the same traps we’re already in from the ways we already do research assessment?
Sharing research with the public is critical, and there are multiple platforms and approaches to this kind of outreach. We tried a local book group for sharing both scholarship and the scholarly process.
This Guest Post from Phaedra Cress explores the increased acceptance of unethical behavior in scholarly publishing.
Recent coordinated investigatory journalism articles, along with separate regulatory actions, are squeezing predatory publishers. But are the root causes being addressed?
Peer Review Week 2018 takes place September 10-15. Find out more about the theme, how you can get involved, and what we will be doing to celebrate here on The Scholarly Kitchen in this post by Alice Meadows