FORCE11 hosts a diverse virtual conference to build global connections to improve scholarly communications.
The ability to harvest and reuse publications metadata at scale is good for STEM journal articles but poor for monographs, with significant implications for RIM systems. Why is this so?
Twice a year, members of the Research Data Alliance come together for a plenary meeting that brings together active working groups, interest groups, and communities of practice. Phill Jones virtually attended the 18th plenary from the comfort and (COVID) safety of his home office. These are some of his observations about research infrastructure, data standards and persistent identifiers.
A look at the NASIG Digital Preservation Policy and a request for comments.
Manuscript Exchange Common Approach (MECA) committee members champion the benefits of standardizing the transfer of papers between journals.
Part 2 of this series looking at open access developments in Canada examines the changing processes and infrastructure needs for open science.
A look at open access policies and developments in Canada, especially in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Part 1 of a 2 part post.
Nathan Mealey, Michael Rodriguez, and Charlie Barlow look at the state of Controlled Digital Lending.
In today’s post, Alice Meadows interviews Jodi Schneider of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign about the work she’s leading to reduce the inadvertent spread of retracted research.
To round off Peer Review Week 2021, Phill Jones and Alice Meadows share work under way to map out a PID-optimized workflow for peer review – and invite your feedback!
Byron Russell, John Sack, Alison McGonagle-O’Connell, and Tony Alves look at the way publishers are adapting their traditional submission workflows to better integrate the use of preprints.
Geographical inclusion in scholarly publishing needs to do more than just drawing the Global South closer to the Global North.
A hackathon for the Financial Times Top 50 journals list is underway for those who want to shape how metrics are developed. An interview with Andrew Jack.
Haseeb Irfanullah takes a look at how volunteerism shapes scholarly communication.
Turns out, digital transformation is actually more human than technical. Learn more in these case studies from Emerald and De Gruyter.