This week, CLOCKSS has announced its new Succession Plan, a key component of its preservation strategy. Today, Roger Schonfeld interviews CLOCKSS executive director Craig van Dyck about the announcement and other digital preservation issues.
The executive director of OhioLINK shares that consortium’s experience instituting a statewide “inclusive access” textbook program–and with the criticism that has come their way as a result. (Part 2 of 2.)
The executive director of OhioLINK shares that consortium’s experience instituting a statewide “inclusive access” textbook program–and with the criticism that has come their way as a result. (Part 1 of 2.)
What is reading, and what is happening to reading? These are critical questions for researchers, data analysts, editors, publishers, librarians — in short, for scholarly communications.
Famous book cover designer Chip Kidd talks about his process and the responsibilities of a designer.
Over recent weeks, infrastructure has been a major focus for the community. Building infrastructure is important, but just as important is maintaining and evolving that infrastructure. Kate Wittenberg and Sheila Morrissey discuss the importance of preservation, and the work Portico has had to do to adapt to an ever-changing information landscape.
The HathiTrust Research Center has recently announced a significant expansion of its services. Rick Anderson discusses the changes with Executive Director Mike Furlough and staff.
Part 2 of Bob Nardini’s look at the history and strategy behind library book acquisition activities.
Bob Nardini looks at the history and strategy behind library book acquisition activities. Part 1 today…
Thus the defining property of traditional publishing is editorial selection. That is what publishing is about.
An interview with Marshall Poe, editor-in-chief of the New Books Network, a rapidly growing platform for podcasts about scholarly works.
Institutional and consumer markets are becoming more closely linked because of Amazon’s powerful value proposition, making it necessary for academic book publishers to create consumer services of their own.
Leann Wilson and Marshall Poe revisit the idea of a unified online books platform for scholarly works.
Sharing research with the public is critical, and there are multiple platforms and approaches to this kind of outreach. We tried a local book group for sharing both scholarship and the scholarly process.
Robert Harington describes how the recent, under the radar launch of the Amazon Global Store is putting local businesses at risk.