The pandemic has wrought profound disruption on the academic sector. Today, we share findings from a major research project about the budget situation in US academic libraries.
Christos Petrou looks at the impact on publication volumes, and what that might mean for next year.
Mark Thomas discusses lessons learned in moving ALPSP’s face-to-face workshops into an online offerings.
Journal offices are reporting greater participation and engagement in virtual editorial boards meetings; but providing networking opportunities at these meetings for volunteers might outweigh the benefits of virtual. Angela Cochran interviews colleagues on what makes these meetings a success and what we can do better.
Collecting some key posts on scholarly communications during the pandemic, as we enter into a new wave of infection.
Information scholars address UN sustainability goals during virtual 2020 ASIS&T conference
Last week the UK government COVID held a press briefing in an attempt to get the country behind new travel and social restrictions. What lessons can we learn from this bad example of how not to present evidence to support our positions?
Some inspiration in difficult times from a classical source.
Meredith Adinolfi and Sara Grimme speak with Sarah Tegen and Ann Michael about how early career professionals can continue to focus on career development and growth, particularly during the pandemic.
If we are truly committed to a more equitable and resilient system of scholarly communication, we need to look beyond diversity programs and understand how this watershed moment requires us to reexamine everything, including strategy and business models.
Organizations are having to shift in person events to virtual for the foreseeable future. In this post, author Colleen Scollans discusses the steps we can take to make virtual events a marketers dream.
Publishers have retracted more than 20 COVID-related papers. Are they learning from their mistakes and fixing process failures?
Robert Harington asks how scholarly societies are coping as the global coronavirus pandemic continues to cast a shadow, certainly well into 2021 and very likely into 2022 and beyond?
In this fourth episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast, we look at strategies and programs to support staff and employees during a time of great uncertainty for many in the publishing industry and for the communities that we support.
Swarnali Bhattacharya and Ashley Fernandes of Enago Academy look at the requirements and risks of re-opening research laboratories.