How big is the universe? How small is the quantum realm? The answer lies in a sheet of A4 paper…
The scholarly publishing community must reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to the global climate emergency. Here are some thoughts on how we can take a leading role in these efforts.
At the end of 2020, the Chinese Academy of Sciences issued their first “Early Warning List of International Journals”. Christos Petrou takes a look at the early impacts this list has had on the journals and publishers named.
Global initiatives in open are decentralized and disconnected, lacking researcher input and buy-in. An “opens solutions” approach can both embrace and leverage that diversity, ensuring that it all contributes to the greater whole.
Like a home renovation, content standards, like JATS4R, involve surprises & inter-dependencies, demanding our teamwork & flexibility.
We’re taking the rest of the week off, and information on a change in the TSK Twitter account.
Study of researchers indicates that a preprint or accepted manuscript can substitute for the version of record in some use cases but not all.
On April 1, STM Innovations was launched. Chef Todd Carpenter spoke with the new CIO Hylke Koers and Ian Moss to discuss its mission and goals
Juan Fuentes talks to Meredith Adinolfi and Sara Grimme about what they’ve learned from producing the SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast.
David Parker looks at platform strategy for supporting learning and curriculum development.
Gabe Harp discusses MIT Press’ “Skill Exchange”, a peer to peer program to foster learning and professional development.
Learned societies and academic publishers may find that someone with a PhD can offer advantages, such as an insider knowledge of academia.
Adam Savage of “Mythbusters” addresses how they approached ideas that had “no basis in science”, and how that phrase is essentially meaningless.
Six questions and answers about the new transformative deal between Elsevier and the University of California.
Publication of the final report of a major global study of the effects of COVID-19 on research funding, publishing, and library budgets – and the truth that emerged in the gap between perception and reality.