With many professional societies finding their revenue sources under pressure, this month we asked the Chefs: How might professional societies continue to be sustainable?
Christine Tulley discusses how the academic publication lifecycle has undergone radical changes over the past several years. These changes have a significant impact on how scholarship will be written, published, promoted, and read in the future.
Jessica Polka looks at current technological capabilities for new innovations in peer review.
How three transformations in scholarly publishing over recent years could help Bangladesh move out of the UN’s List of Least Developed Countries by 2024. Guest post by Haseeb Md. Irfanullah.
The Forbes Pigment Collection offers a unique library of materials for the preservation and analysis of artworks.
Leakage has strengthened libraries’ negotiating position with respect to content providers. The emerging syndication model syndication offers libraries the opportunity to provide dramatically improve the research experience for their users — with a number of risks as well, including the prospect of substantially reducing their leverage at the negotiating table.
Libraries provide vital digital services to their host institutions. If these services carry clear library identity branding, it strengthens the library’s position in the university and enables it to secure the budget and political capital necessary to do its work.
This year’s ER&L conference was abuzz with the threats and solutions for digital access in libraries.
Many society publishers, concerned about the disruptive implications, of Plan S, are nervously considering selling off their publishing assets.
A recycling center in New York has become the go-to library for film and television studios looking for vintage electronic props.
With scholarly communications business models embracing the entirety of the research process, how can visualizations help us understand scholarly workflows?
Mimi Calter, Deputy University Librarian for Stanford, offers a useful framework for libraries as they consider patron privacy.
A review of Academic Freedom the latest book in Oxford University Press’s series Engaging Philosophy.
Robert Harington interviews Daniel Hook, CEO of Digital Science, discussing openness and findings from his recent report entitled The Ascent of Open Access.
We are celebrating International Women’s Day with guest Chef Susan Spilka of the Workplace Equity Project, who recently moderated a well-attended SSP webinar on moving from diversity to inclusion and equity, on which her post is based.