A website that provided fonts based on the handwriting of famous songwriters has been shut down. But is there actually a legal case to answer?
The Scholarly Kitchen is 10 years old. A lot has changed in 10 years! Hear why the Chefs write for the blog and let us know why you read or comment.
Over the past decade, the Kitchen has flourished, with more great things to come as we celebrate this important milestone.
Is “signal” meaningful in the absence of “noise”? Damon Krukowski asks what important things have been lost in our transition from analog to digital media in his book, “The New Analog”.
A recent book took aim at accelerating administrative demands and the internalized expectation of measurable productivity that have eroded the quality of academic life and work. Is there a corollary for scholarly publishing?
Is Greta Van Susteren right in taking universities to task for building “huge libraries” and in characterizing them as “vanity projects” that have been obviated by the growing online availability of books and other scholarly resources? Obviously not — that’s the position of an ignorant philistine. Except…
Of all the gin joints in all the world, a smokey little dive bar in Frankfurt became the focal point of the STM publishing social scene. How on earth did that happen? More importantly, is there a wider significance to its story?
This summer’s blockbuster movie “Ghostbusters” is, amazingly, about academic peer review and the quality of scholarly publishing. Is it possible that the specialized world of scholarly communications now has mass appeal?
A visit with Bob Dorough, 92, the man who set education to song for a generation in the US.
If you tried to make a book from scratch, how would you do it?
A farewell to 2015, and some thoughts on why our culture has, in an age of abundance, slowed down so much.
It’s easy to think that scientific ethics are straightforward and that results that aren’t robust end up in the literature because some people give into the temptation to cheat. The reality is more complex. If you were in this situation, what would you do?
Applicants for a recent conference scholarship wrote essays that tended strongly to depict the traditional collection as dead and collaboration between librarians and publishers as essential to the library’s future. Do they herald a generational shift in mindset among librarians?
In honor of the wisdom and humor of Yogi Berra, this month we asked the Chefs: What is your favorite Yogi Berra quote and why?
Anthony Bourdain visits San Francisco’s Arion Press to learn about the magic of making a book.