As the amount of scholarship continues to grow, Common Threads asks what new insights and utility can be found in reorganization of content for new audiences.
A lot of people talk about Agile project management and how effective it can be. They also talk about how hard it is to get executive buy-in. The disconnect is caused by a lack of understanding of how Agile reduces risk.
Jasmin Lange from Brill suggests a path forward for open access in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Judy Luther takes an in-depth look at Unizin, a consortial effort by universities to build open source digital learning systems.
Here’s your 12 point guide to blockchain. Written for non-technically minded scholarly publishing folk
Does Springer Nature’s first machine-generated book usher in a new era of authorship? Or readership? Are the robots writing?
Experimentation is key in supporting open access monographs. We’ve done the research and now it’s time to build a better user experience.
Publishing has always been an information technology business. Why then, is our industry often accused of being slow to adopt technology? Do we struggle to integrate new ideas into our systems and workflows more than we should? How can make the best use of new technology innovation without being overwhelmed?
Plan S has injected a much-needed sense of urgency to the debate about transformation to full and immediate open access, but what are we missing in our focus on the minutiae of compliance? How do we ensure that implementation ensures a more equitable system for all?
Rick Anderson interviews Jeff MacKie-Mason about the University of California system’s recent break with Elsevier.
What is the future of AI in scholarly communications? How can applications of AI in scholarly communications effectively leverage research artifacts?
Subscribe To Open: Explore how Annual Reviews plans to leverage subscription payments for gated access journals to convert and sustain the journals as Open Access.
When a University of Utah professor grew frustrated with the slim textbook offerings available to students of Arabic, she turned to the library for help. The result was the collaborative creation of a new and radically cheaper text — that got much higher ratings from students than the old one had. How did we do it?
Jessica Polka looks at current technological capabilities for new innovations in peer review.
There is always a new tool, method, or model, but no organization can do it all. This month we asked the Chefs about methods for prioritizing choices.