How much has changed in a dozen years? Lettie Conrad looks back at Ann Michael’s post from the 2009 SSP Annual Meeting, “Publishing for the Google Generation”.
On July 4, 1971 Michael Hart posted the first ebook file on the ARPANET and transformed content distribution.
The Monsanto House of Tomorrow, made almost entirely of plastic, provides some unintentional symbolism on our current environmental issues.
We’re off for the long weekend. Some musical reading suggestions for your summer are offered.
Simon Holt interviews Suzanne BeDell, Managing Director of Elsevier’s Education and Reference content, which encompasses Elsevier’s books business, upon her retirement.
A look at the long history of handedness.
What role did the Beatles play in the system sounds made by Apple computers?
NASA offers up stunning footage of the Perseverance Rover landing on Mars.
An update and a correction for an earlier post on research publication growth in 2020.
Amanda Gorman, Youth Poet Laureate, continues to impress in surprising ways.
This was an emotional week — but a joyful one for a change! Some thoughts on the power of words.
What have we learned over the course of the COVID pandemic? Our authors revisit earlier posts with updates, now that we have a longer view. Today, Angela Cochran revisits her post asking, “What Will We Learn About Scholarly Publishing as a Result of COVID-19?”
Today we suggest taking time this weekend to consider the life and legacy of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Here we look at his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, which remains urgently relevant more than 50 years after it was written.
Historians have been working overtime to contextualize the ongoing pandemic and the political crises. Read the reflections of scholars who published major projects on how their work intersects with and informs and is informed by the history we’re living.
What a strange year 2020 was, in so many ways. Here, a look at the numbers for The Scholarly Kitchen for the past 365 days.