A review of top journals in 18 fields show they are on a variety of platforms, suggesting cognitive burden for users which may be driving them to aggregated options with unified user experiences.
Judy Luther and Todd Carpenter look at the technological challenges of providing access to content in an increasingly dispersed and mobile world.
Yesterday we heard from the Chefs. Today the SSP Fellowship Award winners tell us what THEY learned at the SSP Annual Meeting!
This year’s SSP Annual Meeting was a record-breaker. Come see what the Chefs learned at the meeting and tell us what you learned, if you were there in person or virtually!
A growing number of scholarly communications tools and services are using artificial intelligence. Find out more about one such tool, Yewno, in this interview with their co-founder and Chief Business Development & Strategy Officer, Ruth Pickering.
Open access (OA) publishing seeks to eliminate paywalls for users. It has largely succeeded, but new diversions and distractions built into the commercial Internet may create new barriers that will be harder to deal with.
At the Researcher to Reader conference, a volunteer project was launched to define a new suite of indicators to help researchers judge publishers, rather than the other way around.
The STM Association Future Labs looks at technology trends.
Algorithms behave in ways even their creators can’t understand, yet they dominate how we share and see information. Do we need a “Three Laws for Algorithms”?
Pivoting away from individual memberships to sources of institutional funding, PeerJ has entered into a crowded market of low-cost megajournals. Can it survive?
Getting researcher buy-in to new tools and systems can be challenging – even when those tools are intended to help free them of administrative burden. A community approach, such as the publisher-led initiative to require ORCID iDs for authors, can be very effective.
An overview of recent events and the current state of preprints in the scholarly communications landscape.
Robert Harington attempts to help you think through how to develop a strategy for succession planning, recognizing that in today’s world, people just don’t stay at their jobs as long as they used to.
Data makes content discoverable, aids in decision-making, enriches product development, etc., but what data are most critical to success?
The information war requires changes — new research priorities, new personal and professional boundaries, higher editorial hurdles, and a hardened infrastructure.