The search tools and social networks we increasingly rely on are all dependent on advertising-based business models. What does this mean for scholarly communication?
Though flawed, a recent study presents several surprising data points about the voluntary efforts publishers are making to broaden access, and the value of Gold OA in driving citations.
Comedian Bill Maher draws a disturbing parallel between social media and cigarettes.
An inspirational talk by the National Book Foundation’s Lisa Lucas.
I’m delighted to announce the addition of a new voice in The Scholarly Kitchen, Siân Harris. Siân is the Publications and Engagement Manager at INASP, an international development organization that supports the production, sharing and use of research and knowledge […]
We’re taking the last week of summer off. To hold you over, a brief book review, some rare concert footage and some musings on memory and storytelling.
A look at bioluminescent creatures of the deep.
Finally something important an ebook can do!
Is access to the research paper really the same thing as access to the research results themselves? What about patents on publicly funded research? Revisiting a 2013 post to re-examine these questions.
When battling dragons, proper grammar is a must.