Missing: data citations. Last seen hanging around with datasets in lots of research articles, but never arrived at Crossref after typesetting. Description: short, with straight black forward slashes and lots of digits. Often wears a DOI hoodie.
Steven Heffner and Shalu Gillum present the results of the first MLA InSight Summit, an innovative new forum helping libraries and publishers find common ground.
Libraries and legacy publishers are in an unholy embrace. They need not love each other to feel they should stick together.
Lisa Hinchliffe asks, if the true value is of a subscription is being obscured by over-utilization, should libraries seek to dampen such excess in order to have more appropriate measures of the real value of a subscription?
Why do authors continue to cite preprints years after they’ve been formally published?
The Society for Scholarly Publishing is celebrating its 40th anniversary, so this month we asked the Chefs, What was the most important development in scholarly communications in the last 40 years?
Stephanie Rosen from the University of Michigan discussed the varied meanings of the word “inclusive”, and why we should take care in using it.
Robert Harington suggests that publishers need to do more for researchers to help authors, and to help reviewers understand their role as a reviewer and be recognized for their work. We need to tackle implicit bias in peer review. We need to focus on our “North Star”
In Springer Nature’s “botched” IPO, did the market see it as one of the publishers at risk of being left behind by real innovation in scholarly communication and research workflow?
Sven Fund from Knowledge Unlatched talks about new approaches needed to drive open access progress.
Geologist Jerry Magloughlin looks at the different ways that lava flows.
This follow-up post of anonymized testimonies by people of color about their experiences of racism in scholarly publishing once again make for powerful reading, and show how much work we still have to do to create an inclusive, anti-racist culture in our industry.
In a sector awash with training courses, what makes the FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Institute necessary, or different? The academic nature of its approach, the bang for your buck, and the high density of change-makers.
Publishers have shown themselves to be resourceful, navigating troubled waters to growth and profitability.