Editors at The BMJ are lousy at predicting the citation performance of research papers. Or are they?
Visualizing the world at different scales, with some physics of what your experience at tiny sizes might be like.
A Humanities and Social Sciences Publishing Professionals Community of Interest Network is launching! An interview with facilitators Laura Ansley and Dawn Durante about the group and its focus –and how it’s meeting a clear need.
Avi Staiman suggests revamping the peer review process to make it less about tearing down the work of others, and more about helping authors improve their papers.
The SSP announces its Communities of Interest Network, starting with networks for HSS Publishing Professionals and Early Career Publishing Professionals.
How virtual reality and immersive content is helping medical students gain insight into their patients’ experiences.
We ask the 2022 Society for Scholarly Publishing Fellows to offer their thoughts on this year’s Annual Meeting.
The SSP Career Development Committee’s Professional Skills Map is in its third iteration, and the results are presented here. The Skills Map aims to guide scholarly publishing professionals across industries and career levels in recognizing their personal strengths and interpersonal and technical skills, and then map those skill sets to fitting roles across the industry, empowering them to advance in their current roles and explore potential career paths they may not have previously considered.
A new study offers — surprise — mostly bad news about the state of Humanities graduate education. Even while we know how important humanistic perspectives are for, well, humanity.
Susie Winter reviews recent data on cybersecurity for academic libraries, as well as a survey of awareness and attitudes toward best practices among librarians.
Some scientific “urban legends” get debunked in today’s video. How does incorrect “common knowledge” become established?
A look at developments in research integrity, and the attempt to build a universal culture of ethical and responsible practice in research as well as systems within the overall research ecosystem for such a culture to flourish.
I realized recently that I’ve been organizing formal debates at conferences for some time now. This has led me to reflect on why I do that.
In light of the recent anniversary of the January 6th attack on the US Capitol, we revisit Rick Anderson’s post on how journalists flag unsupported claims and blatant falsehoods, and whether preprint platforms should do the same.
Libraries and librarians the world over are complex, diverse, and distinctive — and they make for fascinating reading.