The first 2023 issue of Learned Publishing reflects on how to make lasting, meaningful improvements to our industry’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA).
In preparation for a presentation, Curtis Kendrick tried ChatGPT to see what it (they?) had to say. The results at first seemed credible, but where ChatGPT failed miserably was in the non-existent citations it provided.
The STM Integrity Hub will include software to detect image manipulation and duplication. It is important that the effectiveness of the software be evaluated in a transparent process.
An interview by @lisalibrarian with Simon Linacre, author of “The Predator Effect”
FORCE11 and COPE release recommendations on data publishing ethics for researchers, publishers, and editors.
To mark the first unofficial Publishing Ethics Week, Allegra Martschenko and Rachael Levay discuss the importance of responsible, ethical mentorship.
A new type of post from us today, offering a smorgasbord of opinions on topics including the ongoing Twitter/Elon Musk saga, just what “equitable access” to the literature means, the ongoing lack of experimental controls in one area of bibliometric analysis, and whether journals are more like a gate or a sewer.
Continuing the run-up to this year’s Peer Review Week (September 19-23) today you’ll hear the Chefs’ answers to the question: Is research integrity possible without peer review?
Some initial thoughts on the new OSTP memo on public access to results of federally funded research — and questions about its intent and implications.
A recent data falsification scandal in Alzheimer’s research raises new questions about perverse incentives in the culture and practice of science.
Rick Anderson revisits a 2020 post: One way or another, the #scholcomm community is going to choose either a diversity of publishing models or a monoculture, because it can’t have both. How will this choice be made, and by whom?
Twitter does not increase citations, a reanalysis of author data shows. Did the authors p-hack their data?
The research community is increasingly caught up in geopolitical events and strategies.
Interview with Joris van Rossum and Hylke Koers about the new STM Integrity Hub service launch and its potential future developments.
In a new twist on academic fraud, a company now offers to pay you to write and publish book reviews that will be credited to someone else.