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?
Robert Harington explores rumors circulating in recent weeks of an impending US Executive Order focusing on public access to federally funded research and open data.
When was the last time everyone you knew experienced the same piece of culture at the same time? Is the age of shared cultural experiences over?
Looking forward to 2020, what did you learn in 2019 that might change your plans or actions going forward? How have you grown?
Indexing and metadata sharing are the lifeblood of scholarly journals. Even with services and infrastructure available to all journals, the effort needed to participate is not small. Journals that are self-published and on their own platforms need significant resources to implement metadata sharing and depositing. This guest post serves as a case study and provides suggestions for how to make it easier.
Some were surprised GetFTR wasn’t immediately welcomed by the library community. @lisalibrarian analyzes why.
The last five years have seen a new wave of scholarly communications meetings and events. Read this roundup of some key ones and why they’re proving successful – by Alice Meadows.
Episode 2 of the Early Career Podcast from the Society for Scholarly Publishing. Meredith Adinolfi and Sara Grimme speak with Laura Ricci and Ian Mulvany about career progression.
Do I really have to read all of that essay or monograph? Can’t artificial intelligence do the heavy lifting for me?
What is the Research Organization Registry (ROR) and why do we need it? Learn more from the team behind it (CDL, Crossref, DataCite, and Digital Science) in this interview with Alice Meadows.
Today, a group of leading publishers is announcing a major new service to plug leakage, improve discovery and access, fight piracy, compete with ResearchGate, and position their platform for the OA ecosystem. This new service shows that publishers are finally beginning to address digital strategy in an environment that has steadily eroded their ability to monetize the value they create. Does it go far enough to reset the competitive environment?
What’s it like to be work in scholarly communications as a person with a disability – physical or mental? See our world through the eyes of four individuals with disabilities in this interview by Alice Meadows