Danielle Cooper and Roger Schonfeld analyze OverDrive’s purchase of the streaming video platform Kanopy.
We’re off through the holiday weekend. In the meantime, meet your favorite new band courtesy of the Los Angeles Public Library.
Clarivate to Acquire ProQuest: analysis by Roger Schonfeld
The BYU Library’s latest humorous promotional video is out, and (if we do say so ourselves) it’s an instant classic.
A recent Scholarly Kitchen webinar on global open access shared perspectives from Latin America, Asia and Africa. Arianna Becerril García, Thomas Hervé Mboa Nkoudou, Vrushali Dandawate and Siân Harris share key themes
Emily Farrell from MIT Press discusses how collective open book models offer a chance to help many stakeholders across academic publishing share expertise to make processes easier, costs lower, and access to knowledge more collaborative.
Revisiting a 2018 post discussing that for social science and humanities researchers in many parts of the world there are significant barriers to conducting and sharing research, in some cases more so than for science and medicine. In this revisited guest post, Dr. Naveen Minai provides a perspective as a gender studies researcher in Pakistan.
A look at a session from last week’s CHORUS Forum that discussed new open access business models — what does it take to make them work?
Getting digitized primary source materials into the classroom requires an open dialogue among researchers, teachers, and archivists. A workshop from historians of business shows how.
Like all OA funding models, subscribe-to-open solves some problems while creating others. Some of the downsides are pretty fundamental.
David Parker looks at platform strategy for supporting learning and curriculum development.
Six questions and answers about the new transformative deal between Elsevier and the University of California.
Publication of the final report of a major global study of the effects of COVID-19 on research funding, publishing, and library budgets – and the truth that emerged in the gap between perception and reality.
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 Tony Zanders, founder and CEO of Skilltype.
Scholars are anxious about what materials will be preserved and made accessible. Whose priorities come first?