A nice visualization showing when different elements were added to the Periodic Table.
Okay, 2019, it’s gotta be the end of manels (all male panels) and whanels (all white). Online projects provide resources that call attention to the problems of bias, and make locating women experts easy.
January 1, 2019 marked the emergence of new works to the US Public Domain for the first time in 20 years.
A look back at the last year in The Scholarly Kitchen.
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.
A new Andy Warhol retrospective offers a chance to look back at both his prescience and his influence on our current culture.
How do languages develop words for colors? A fascinating look at a commonality in human language development.
A look back at ten years of open access posts and ten years of progress on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Part 2 of Bob Nardini’s look at the history and strategy behind library book acquisition activities.
Bob Nardini looks at the history and strategy behind library book acquisition activities. Part 1 today…
Anita de Waard takes a deep dive into the language of science, and offers examples of what we can learn from other types of communication.
In this interview Robert Harington asks Melinda Baldwin to talk about her recent article in Isis, entitled “Scientific Autonomy, Public Accountability, and the Rise of “Peer Review” in the Cold War United States”, and to provide some more personal views on peer review topics of the moment.
Scholars are interested in discovering libraries and archives as institutional producers of knowledge, not only using them as providers of resources.
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.
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.