There’s not a need to re-design the scholarly monograph itself. There’s a need for tools that can better facilitate a connection between author and reader.
How can we better communicate to readers the degree of access being made available in the context of open access monographs?
Yewno was formally launched at ALA in Orlando. Is this new technological approach going to re-shape the way undergraduates think about discovery of relevant content?
What will scholarly output become? Jill O’Neill, with co-contributors Constance Malpas and Brian Lavoie of OCLC, looks at the evolving scholarly record.
Last week’s surprisingly successful social media campaign was a winning event for libraries, archives, and museums.
A centuries old genre of publication — can it inspire tomorrow’s book?
Each sector of the information community is aware of the likelihood that their role in the scholarly ecosystem will change over the next three to five years. Each sector’s perspective is just a bit different. Content providers in the STM world see the future unfolding this way.
There it is in your email inbox. An invitation to speak at an upcoming event. Your expertise has been recognized. The favor of a response is requested.
Technology is great, but does it deserve top billing? Leon Wieseltier’s essay in the New York Times as well as articles by other academics raise a challenge to the information industry as a whole.
When thinking about open access to content, is it appropriate to equate disabling downloads with lack of support for the visually impaired?