When was the last time everyone you knew experienced the same piece of culture at the same time? Is the age of shared cultural experiences over?
Tony Sanfilippo looks at the historical books of Dard Hunter and the future of printed works in an increasingly digital and consolidated world.
Karin Wulf and Rick Anderson discuss some implications of a recent research report on the future of the scholarly monograph.
How do they get the lead in the pencil? All will be revealed in today’s video.
We’ve all been touched by a book, one influenced us in some profound way. This month we asked the Chefs to tell us about those books.
One last look back on our anniversary — what are the most viewed posts for the last decade?
A look back at video interviews from the 2013 SSP Annual Meeting.
As an SSP president, you get a unique view of the organization. Come hear what surprised past SSP presidents most during their terms!
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?