When more and more societies move to commercial publisher partnerships, what happens to the vendor landscape? Angela Cochran looks at the current status and future implications.
Manuscript Exchange Common Approach (MECA) committee members champion the benefits of standardizing the transfer of papers between journals.
Why aren’t libraries providing support for your open access or open science initiative? Be careful what you assume.
As more publishers semantically enrich documents, Todd Carpenter considers whether links are the same as citations
Today we feature an interview with Darrell W. Gunter, the editor of a new book on Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI.
Since in-person events are likely not going away, and neither are virtual ones, conference organizers are left with the most complex of options: hybrid. How can scholarly publishers help?
Interview with Leah Hinds, ExecDir of Charleston Hub, reflecting on preparations for holding the Charleston Conference in-person as well as virtual. @chsconf @lisalibrarian
In a collaborative open peer review process, the editor’s role changes as much as the reviewer’s role. Editors share some insights about how this works at JOSS.
Continuing a series looking at start-ups in the scholarly sector, from what they do and how it could be useful, to how they have got started, and tips they would share with other entrepreneurs. This time, an interview with Andrew Preston and Ben Kaube, two of the founders of online seminar platform Cassyni
Revisiting Tim Vines’ 2017 post — Open data continues to gain ground, but is there a revenue stream that would help journals recover the costs of gathering, reviewing and publishing data?
When do new approaches to research communication become an end unto themselves? How much more work can we pile on researchers? Is more information always better than less?
Octopus is a new sharing platform that hopes to disrupt research culture for the better. An interview with founder Dr. Alexandra Freeman.
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”.
Turns out, digital transformation is actually more human than technical. Learn more in these case studies from Emerald and De Gruyter.
On July 4, 1971 Michael Hart posted the first ebook file on the ARPANET and transformed content distribution.