Open data is gaining ground, but is there a revenue stream that would help journals recover the costs of gathering, reviewing and publishing data?
Evolving forms of digital scholarship such a 3-D images, multimedia, and geographic data are relatively new elements in the scholar’s workflow. These formats appear in stark contrast to the legacy books and journal articles required for career advancement within the […]
Scientific workflow providers Elsevier, Digital Science, and COS differ in their strategy. To what extent will they provide end-to-end integrated workflows?
A former Google employee explains the tricks that online companies use to manipulate users and suggests there’s a better way.
Community management has become a key part of social media and online publishing, whether we realize it or not. In this interview, an expert in the fields shares some views of how organizations can benefit from a more singular focus.
Canadian Science Publishing’s Mary Seligy provides a primer on standards, XML and JATS4R, which is driving improved reusability of scholarly content.
Knowledge Unlatched has announced its “transformation into a central open access platform.” What does that mean, exactly? An interview with Managing Director Sven Fund.
An interview with MDPI’s CEO, Dr. Franck Vazquez, sheds light on the challenges and innovations during the last 20 years of open-access publishing.
Once again, the term “open” requires further thought to probe the pros and cons. With open source, we may be once again doing things that make the big bigger and the small less relevant.
23andMe presents an interesting model for STM publishers on how to enter a new and lucrative market for data publishing.
The genetics testing copany 23andme presents an interesting example of a new kind of data publishing.
In anticipation of Peer Review Week, we’ve asked the Chefs their opinions on if and how peer review might change. Come tell us yours!
Revisiting Kent Anderson’s 2016 post on the ever-increasing costs of digital publishing.
Editorial excellence? Agility? Data analytics? Customer focus? UI/UX? What are the most critical core competencies for publishers today? We asked the Chefs and we’d like your answer too!
The book is asked to perform many tasks, some of which are not necessarily the best use of the book format, whether in print or electronically. The long-form text, which may be print or digital, is a different matter, and is likely to remain with us and be called “a book” for some time to come.