The 2019 Nikon Small World In Motion competition winners show the continuous leaps and bounds in imaging technology.
An interview with Xiao-Li Meng, Professor of Statistics at Harvard University, about the increasingly central role data science is playing in research and teaching, – and how journals, publishers, societies, and librarians fit in this emerging ecosystem.
Building a brain trust is a key part of the tasks of a CEO, as some difficult questions require the guidance and reflection of trusted advisors.
In today’s guest post, Kasia Repeta of Duke University Press focuses on the often-overlooked issue of bias against those who speak English with an accent and urges us all to be more inclusive.
Giving authors a choice between submission fees and APCs has numerous benefits
Remembering SSP Fellow Mohammad Asadi-Lari, who died aboard the Ukrainian International Airlines flight PS752 that crashed in Iran shortly after takeoff.
Eric Broug takes a look at the siloed nature of publishing organizations, and how disconnects between different aspects of the business can be harmful.
TrendMD may drive traffic, saves, and citations, according to a new study by the founders and employees of TrendMD. Deeper analysis of their results reveal overstated results and a lack of context. Should these papers be considered sound science just another form of marketing?
Flashy new technologies come and go, but getting back to basics is a reminder that the “killer app” is high-quality content, composed in accordance with established standards for discoverability and accessibility.
The structural transition wrought by the internet continues to transform the journal-centric model of scholarly publishing into a researcher-centric model of scholarly communication. Success requires engagement with researcher identity, which is a struggle even for most of the largest publishing houses. Who is competing to own researcher identity and how can other publishers engage this vital role?
As we sign off for 2019, a look back at the year in The Scholarly Kitchen.
A short video about the words we use for counting and how biology influences both language and math.
A reflection on the increasing rate of change in the technology space, enabled by the commoditization of compute capability and what the implications are for the world of scholarly publishing
Today’s guest post, by Anita Bandrowski and Martijn Roelandse, highlights some of the challenges – and opportunities – of evaluating the quality of research rather than its impact.
Plan S proposes criteria for the “transformative journal” – how are publishers responding?