From Siri to autonomous vehicles, the magic of tech innovations are wrought by human ingenuity — and setting boundaries around these technologies is a social enterprise, with inherently cultural implications.
Flashy new technologies come and go, but getting back to basics is a reminder that the “killer app” is high-quality content, composed in accordance with established standards for discoverability and accessibility.
The beginning of the holiday season means it’s time for our annual list of our favorite books read during the year. Part 1 today, Part 2 tomorrow.
Mikaela Jade and the Indigital app inspire us to question our privileged assumptions of “the user” in information design.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, the folks at textBOX can help publishers present that descriptive text (“alt-text”) to the online world, meeting key accessibility and discoverability demands.
Does Springer Nature’s first machine-generated book usher in a new era of authorship? Or readership? Are the robots writing?
Last week’s ACRL and STM conferences demonstrated that libraries and publishers have a renewed desire to understand the researcher experience and embrace the scholarly information practices that will define our future.
This year’s ER&L conference was abuzz with the threats and solutions for digital access in libraries.
The editorial board for the Journal of Informetrics declared checkmate when they resigned over Elsevier’s open access and open citations policies. Raising both practical and moral questions of journal ownership, the editors of Learning Publishing ask: What can this power move tell us about editorial ownership in the age of open science?
Exclusive indexing deals in scholarly discovery hurt researchers and undermine the drive toward comprehensive library search.