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.
Some improvements at the Scholarly Kitchen have inspired us to renew our open call for guest authors to join the conversation. Revisiting a 2018 post by @lisalibrarian that explains how it works.
Open access, scholarly publishing, business models, and sustainability. The past is prologue. The present is complex. @lisalibrarian provides SSP a primer.
Our Chefs reflect on considerations for marketing and marketers amid the pandemic.
The story behind the survey for and from the academic library community as it responds to COVID-19 by @lisalibrarian + @cwolffeisenberg.
As the success of Subscribe to Open grows, what are the benefits and limitations of the model?
Pure publish contracts are possible now. It is not necessary to wait for the subscription publishers to change their business model or to pair a pure publish component with a read and publish component in a transformative agreement. @lisalibrarian
Do you know what is meant by the term “transformative agreement” or how “Read and Publish” deals are structured? Today we revisit the 2019 primer by @lisalibrarian explaining the basics concepts behind these increasingly important approaches.
A university does not have to “sole source” procurement of publishing services — they could be bid. How might an RFP and bidding process affect transformative agreements and library strategy?
Here are some takeaways from last week’s Academic Publishing in Europe meeting, from Chefs who were there (either physically or virtually).