Amanda Gorman, Youth Poet Laureate, continues to impress in surprising ways.
Anna Abalkina discusses evidence of widespread academic misconduct in Russia.
Deborah Sweet of Cell Press discusses their recently introduced Inclusion and Diversity Statement in this interview with Alice Meadows
Scholars are anxious about what materials will be preserved and made accessible. Whose priorities come first?
Some journals are expected to benefit immensely under Clarivate’s new counting model.
Which is correct — octopi or octopuses? Or something else?
Haseeb Irfanullah discusses how we can overcome the barriers blocking global participation in open access publishing.
Silent Librarian is an international phishing organization that “angles” for university network credentials on behalf of the Iranian government. Crane Hassold gives us the lowdown on this dangerous scam.
The digital services provided by scholarly publishers and academic libraries still do not meet researchers’ needs. Roger Schonfeld notes that doing so would require far more profound change, not just at the level of user experience but in terms of rethinking existing businesses and organizational models.
Come read about the Chefs professional New Year’s Resolutions and tell us about yours! How can we be our best self in 2021? How might we contribute to the advancement of our colleagues, our organizations, and even our industry?
This was an emotional week — but a joyful one for a change! Some thoughts on the power of words.
Daniel Katz and Hollydawn Murray present the FORCE11 Software Citation Implementation Working Group’s guidelines for citing the software used in research publications.
What have we learned over the course of the COVID pandemic? Our authors revisit earlier posts with updates, now that we have a longer view. Today, Angela Cochran revisits her post asking, “What Will We Learn About Scholarly Publishing as a Result of COVID-19?”
How to address lies in the political life of a democracy? Education, information literacy, gatekeeping, and dialogue are not enough. Lisa Hinchliffe and Roger Schonfeld examine the issue.
Today we suggest taking time this weekend to consider the life and legacy of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Here we look at his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, which remains urgently relevant more than 50 years after it was written.