Have you benefited from an internship (giving or receiving!)? This month we talk to interns and internship managers to hear what value internships have brought to them and the industry.
We revisit two posts from 2018. 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.
Today’s post includes part 2 of books about race and racism. When we read, we learn about each other and open our minds to other perspectives.
Today’s post features several guest authors reviewing books on racism and anti-racism. When we read, we learn.
This week The Scholarly Kitchen is spotlighting research and researchers writing about systemic racism. Today’s post is about the deaths of Indigenous people in custody in Australia.
This week The Scholarly Kitchen Chefs step off stage in order to spotlight research and researchers writing about racism from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Today’s spotlight is “Libraries on the frontlines: Neutrality and social justice,” an article published in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal in 2017.
This week The Scholarly Kitchen Chefs step off stage in order to spotlight research and researchers writing about racism from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Today’s spotlight is the “Racism in Medicine” issue of The BMJ.
Should the library focus first on serving its local constituency, or on changing the scholarly communication ecosystem? No matter how we answer this question, the implications will be complex.
Sabine Louët and Karla Fallon discuss how to realize the opportunities for better communicating research results to a broader audience.
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.
Rob Johnson of Research Consulting and Vanessa Proudman of SPARC Europe look at a recent survey of of European funders to explore what’s being done to drive change in scholarly communication, and argue that funders’ open policies could be backed up more by funders’ own practices.
One way or another, the #scholcomm community is going to choose either a diversity of publishing models or a monoculture, because it can’t have both. How will this choice be made, and by whom?
Here are some takeaways from last week’s Academic Publishing in Europe meeting, from Chefs who were there (either physically or virtually).
Robert Harington explores rumors circulating in recent weeks of an impending US Executive Order focusing on public access to federally funded research and open data.
What is the Research Organization Registry (ROR) and why do we need it? Learn more from the team behind it (CDL, Crossref, DataCite, and Digital Science) in this interview with Alice Meadows.