At a recent meeting, a debate was held on the motion: Preprints are going to replace journals. I was asked to oppose the motion and this post is based on my arguments.
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.
Haseeb Irfanullah discusses how we can overcome the barriers blocking global participation in open access publishing.
In support of Open Access Week, we asked our community how we can achieve equitable participation in Open Research. Part 1 today, Part 2 tomorrow. Come share your views!
Scholarly Kitchen Chefs open SSP’s 2020 New Directions seminar discussing how we can support academic peer-reviewed research and the entire academic publishing ecosystem during this unprecedented year of disruptions, disease, and disappointments.
In support of #PeerRevWk20 theme #TrustInPeerReview, we asked the Chefs how trust in peer review could be improved. See what the said and add your thoughts!
From binge watching, binge listening, reconnecting with neighbors and old friends, Zoom happy hours or Zoom family game nights, to cooking, exercising, and gardening, we’re all figuring out how to get through our days. What’s your strategy? Part 1 today, Part 2 tomorrow.
How does research translate into societal impact, particularly in light of a refugee crisis?
Bangladesh continues to make progress toward its vision of growth with a digital agenda, but good data and collaboration with researchers is important to ensure that the process is effective.
What could motivate researchers to get involved in global evidence-informed policy influencing processes such as the one led by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – and how can we ensure diversity of researchers and research sources?