John Linton offers his thoughts on diversity, perspective, and the need for empathy.
Editor’s Note: Today’s Guest Post is written by Jasmine Wallace, the Peer Review Manager at the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) in Washington, D.C. At ASM she sets peer review priorities and helps ensure peer review practices and policies are […]
Researchers say journal article recommendations are useful. Do these publisher platform features influence user behavior? How might they increase discovery and serendipity in the researcher’s workflow? A series of studies provide new evidence of increased reader engagement.
These powerful testimonies, by people of color, about their experience of racism in scholarly publishing, clearly show that we have “a great deal of powerful and humbling work to do” to address racism and the white-dominated culture of our industry.
In part 2 of Nancy Roberts’ and Phill Jones’ collaboration, Nancy, the founder of Business Inclusivity lays out the starting point for an emerging manifesto on diversity based on the recent workshop at the Researcher to Reader conference.
Researchers in the Global South face multiple barriers to engaging with international partners. AuthorAID’s new ‘collaboration space’ aims to help overcome this.
In this guest post, Betsy Donohue (Vice President, Publisher Business Development & Strategy at Digital Science) offers some thoughts on how and why we could make The Scholarly Kitchen more valuable, in particular, for early career scholarly communications professionals.
A conference at the British Library provides ample evidence of the breadth of the university press sector and the absolute necessity of a clear institutional mission.
SSP President-Elect discusses opportunities for mentorship in our industry, and the great benefits offered for both mentors and mentees.
Are we losing good articles to predatory journals, with little recourse for unsuspecting authors? Or are authors becoming increasingly complicit and symbiotic in their relationships with illegitimate publishing entities with disregard for the greater good? Maybe it’s both. Today’s guest post explores what can happen when an author accidentally falls into the predatory journal rabbit hole.