Haseeb Irfanullah discusses how we can overcome the barriers blocking global participation in open access publishing.
How to address lies in the political life of a democracy? Education, information literacy, gatekeeping, and dialogue are not enough. Lisa Hinchliffe and Roger Schonfeld examine the issue.
Today we suggest taking time this weekend to consider the life and legacy of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Here we look at his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, which remains urgently relevant more than 50 years after it was written.
Rachel Caldwell presents PAPPI, a proposed matrix for determining how well a publisher or vendor aligns with the mission of libraries.
2020 looked like a year where volunteer-driven projects were likely to be put on hold. The good news is that so many continued to thrive and progress, despite the pandemic.
The Arecibo Observatory collapsed, laying bare the problems of funding science infrastructure.
The Humanities are everywhere –really. A new report shows us how Americans engage with and view the humanities in daily life, including school and work.
In support of Open Access Week, we asked our community how we can achieve equitable participation in Open Research. Today, part 2. Come share your views!
Library budgets shrank for 2 decades. They can’t shrink any further because of COVID-19. In fact, they should grow despite contracting college budgets
A look at how Employee Resource Groups can create positive change in the workplace.
John Oliver presents a fairly devastating look at how history is taught in America and how that has contributed to our current problems.
Disclosing a disability in the workplace is fraught with difficulty. In today’s guest post, Bruce Rosenblum of Inera shares his experience.
Journal submission fees would reduce the continuously growing editorial and peer review burdens while allowing for better levels of rigor and oversight. Roy Kaufman makes a case for their adoption.
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.