Your desk is covered with brochures about getting new skills to meet growing needs, and course offerings for continuing education credits. Your inbox is filled with notices about meetings and webinars. How do you decide which is worth your time?
If you’re a scholarly and scientific author and you think the open access movement is irrelevant to your interests, think again.
NISO and NFAIS announced a planned merger yesterday, designed to better serve their members during a time of rapid change.
LEGO is increasingly being used in teaching and research. Here are some fun examples of how and why it can be useful.
Highlighting a sampling of posts by authors from around the globe to help raise awareness of the communication needs and concerns of the international scholarly community.
We’ve all been touched by a book, one influenced us in some profound way. This month we asked the Chefs to tell us about those books.
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.)
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.
An interview with Marshall Poe, editor-in-chief of the New Books Network, a rapidly growing platform for podcasts about scholarly works.
Have you visited the SSP library lately? It’s a treasure trove of information about scholarly communications, including videos of the sessions from this year’s Annual Meeting.
Thanks to a major new international research study, it’s no longer possible to pretend that predatory journals are not a serious problem that needs serious attention. The question is: do we have the will to confront it?
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.
An author found that the relevant journals were unwilling to publish an article of historical research that found evidence for a surprising and somewhat controversial proposition about the founding of the University of Utah. So what did she decide to do with her article? Something rather unusual, it turns out.
In today’s guest post, Dr. Geraldine Cochran discusses why addressing issues around equity are an important first step in meeting any diversity and inclusion goals.