The crises that US universities are producing in cities are intensifying as fast as others they face. An interview with Davarian Baldwin, author of In the Shadow of the Ivory Tower.
Judy Luther looks back at the waves of change that have reshaped our industry. Looking ahead, the next big wave is to use analytics and AI as we complete the transition to open content.
Clarivate to Acquire ProQuest: analysis by Roger Schonfeld
A recent Scholarly Kitchen webinar on global open access shared perspectives from Latin America, Asia and Africa. Arianna Becerril García, Thomas Hervé Mboa Nkoudou, Vrushali Dandawate and Siân Harris share key themes
Revisiting a 2018 post discussing that for social science and humanities researchers in many parts of the world there are significant barriers to conducting and sharing research, in some cases more so than for science and medicine. In this revisited guest post, Dr. Naveen Minai provides a perspective as a gender studies researcher in Pakistan.
A look at a session from last week’s CHORUS Forum that discussed new open access business models — what does it take to make them work?
How can not-for-profit organizations outcompete their commercial rivals? Revisiting Joe Esposito’s 2011 post that lays out a blueprint for success.
Like all OA funding models, subscribe-to-open solves some problems while creating others. Some of the downsides are pretty fundamental.
Publication of the final report of a major global study of the effects of COVID-19 on research funding, publishing, and library budgets – and the truth that emerged in the gap between perception and reality.
Dawit Tegbaru offers ideas on how the scholarly communications community can take action to address inequity.
Mark Carden looks at the many factors that go into organizing a conference and how that leads to the event’s pricing.
Haseeb Irfanullah discusses how we can overcome the barriers blocking global participation in open access publishing.
What have we learned over the course of the COVID pandemic? Our authors revisit earlier posts with updates, now that we have a longer view. Today, Angela Cochran revisits her post asking, “What Will We Learn About Scholarly Publishing as a Result of COVID-19?”
The Arecibo Observatory collapsed, laying bare the problems of funding science infrastructure.
In periods of disruption, commercial publishers have traditionally found opportunities to make capital investments that ultimately strengthen their relative position in the market — opportunities that are not necessarily available to their not-for-profit counterparts. With this in mind, we offer up the beginnings of an analysis of the state of not-for-profit publishing today.