With a lawsuit filed last week Pen America, Penguin Random House, authors, and parents began fighting book bans. Other publishers should help.
The ISMTE DEI Advisory Committee calls on the field of scholarly publishing to set goals and actively work to achieve operational carbon and climate neutrality.
Looking at five ‘lines’ that the publishing industry has broadly agreed upon, but that now we are finding ourselves crossing.
The Data Hazards project looks at the problems in applying traditional ethical values to research that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Wiley’s Jay Flynn discusses the impact that paper mills had on Hindawi’s publishing program and how all stakeholders must collaborate to address behaviors that undermine research integrity.
Christos Petrou takes a look at the Guest Editor model for publishing and its recent impact on Hindawi and MDPI, as Clarivate has delisted some of their journals.
Is the OA movement painting itself into a corner with concerns about new OA rules and regulations?
Are we still doing the work it takes to make positive and impactful change? Are we continuing the work to break down systems, policies, and unwritten industry rules that are no longer fit for purpose?
Danny Kingsley suggests that research integrity begins with the training researchers receive at university. Achieving Open Research and increasing reproducibility requires systematic research training that focuses specifically on research practice.
Haseeb Irfanullah looks at the various activities being taken by publishing organizations to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
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.