How can collective action models to support open access, like Subscribe to Open, be applied to academic publishing? An interview with Raym Crow.
We revisit our analysis of how adopting a strict data policy affects journal submissions and find that the effects depend a lot on Impact Factor trends
Library budgets shrank for 2 decades. They can’t shrink any further because of COVID-19. In fact, they should grow despite contracting college budgets
A look at how Employee Resource Groups can create positive change in the workplace.
John Oliver presents a fairly devastating look at how history is taught in America and how that has contributed to our current problems.
A look back at 2014’s discussion of measuring the immeasurable.
Revisiting a 2018 post — Overlooking the need for paid Editorial Office staff hobbles many attempts to reform peer review.
Looking back at a 2015 post on the musical “Hamilton”, which raises questions about history and historical practice that reflects what scholars are and aren’t doing.
Revisiting a 2015 post to ask whether we are any closer to offering researchers credit for non-research activities?
Regional variance in childhood jokes offers a fun look at the impact of mass media on culture.
Changing jobs can be stressful in normal times, but during a global pandemic and with everyone working from home, special considerations must be made. In this post, Angela Cochran and Jennifer Regala share their recent experiences.
Recognizing the many ways that researchers (and others) contribute to science and scholarship has historically been challenging but we now have options, including CRediT and ORCID.
As the big deal falls, we are witnessing a shift in academic library purchasing power closer to the point of need.
Despite controversies, MDPI has flourished and are now the 5th largest scholarly publisher in the market. Christos Petrou offers an analysis of their enormous levels of growth.
Beloved by Stanley Kubrick, hated by Nazis — a look at Futura, the font of the future.