The fifth annual Peer Review Week will take place from September 16-20, 2019. In this post, co-founder Alice Meadows reflects on its history and achievements, and looks forward to this year’s celebrations.
A look back at a glorious Apple promotional video from 1987, as the company predicted a rosy future while just on the edge of its darkest period.
Remembering one of the founding fathers of molecular biology and modern genetics, Sydney Brenner.
In our day to day lives as publishers, we too often lose track of the long term. A University of Oxford plan provides a stellar example of how to think about the far future.
Guest author Rob Schlesinger encourages a rethink of the common requirement that graduate students publish their dissertations.
A recycling center in New York has become the go-to library for film and television studios looking for vintage electronic props.
Libraries and individual subscribers to journals have seen the problems that can occur when a publication moved or was sold from one publisher to another. Perhaps there would be an editorial change, leading to delayed issues. Perhaps all the subscription […]
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.