Following a rich and lively panel discussion at ALPSP, Alison Mudditt summarizes the cultural changes needed and practical actions we can all take individually and within our organizations to stamp out harassment and create respectful, dignified places of work for everyone.
They’re phishing, hacking, and password-cracking to steal personal and research data from the world’s academic institutions. Andrew Pitts takes a hard look at Sci-Hub as, “Corrupt cybercriminals, not Robin Hood.”
In advance of Peer Review week, what are your ideas for ensuring diversity in peer review? Come see what the Chefs had to say and add your ideas to the conversation!
Can you prioritize privacy in user research? Simply put – yes.
The apparently different approaches Kopernio, Unpaywall, and Anywhere Access are taking might have a common assumption at their hearts — the status quo.
A collection of Scholarly Kitchen posts about Predatory Publishing.
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?
John Oliver takes Facebook to task for their seemingly insincere apology advertisements.
This Guest Post from Phaedra Cress explores the increased acceptance of unethical behavior in scholarly publishing.
Recent coordinated investigatory journalism articles, along with separate regulatory actions, are squeezing predatory publishers. But are the root causes being addressed?
Jocelyn Dawson and Rebecca McLeod interview Safiya Noble, author of “Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism”.
Calling something a “monopoly” has been misleading in many cases, but the new economy may require a complete rethinking of the anti-competitiveness created by intermediaries at scale.
A history of the rise of coercive media suggests that raising barriers to entry may be a remedy. Could a business model shift do most of the work for us?
Editors are in a position of power to coerce authors to cite their journal and personal papers. Can algorithms help detect misconduct when authors and journal staff are unwilling to speak out?
Kent Anderson looks at an innovative approach to peer review that has expanded, changed review approaches, and impressed authors.