Transparency around research methodologies is essential for driving public trust and accurate, reproducible research results.
An update and a correction for an earlier post on research publication growth in 2020.
Robert Harington talks to a range of expert stakeholders with differing views about the Plan S Rights Retention Strategy and Creative Commons Licensing. Part 2. of 2 interview posts.
Unpacking each word — rights, retention, and strategy — enables understanding what this policy is and how it functions within the Plan S compliance framework.
Do Sci-Hub downloads cause more citations, or are high impact papers simply downloaded more often?
Anna Abalkina discusses evidence of widespread academic misconduct in Russia.
Scholars are anxious about what materials will be preserved and made accessible. Whose priorities come first?
Daniel Katz and Hollydawn Murray present the FORCE11 Software Citation Implementation Working Group’s guidelines for citing the software used in research publications.
Historians have been working overtime to contextualize the ongoing pandemic and the political crises. Read the reflections of scholars who published major projects on how their work intersects with and informs and is informed by the history we’re living.
Survey results on COVID pandemic impacts on researchers and educators across the disciplines, and implications for scholarly publishers.
The Arecibo Observatory collapsed, laying bare the problems of funding science infrastructure.
The latest from Ithaka S+R on the academic research enterprise — how it is managed by universities, their strategic priorities for it, and the pandemic’s disruptions to it. A video of a CNI presentation by Jane Radecki, Oya Y. Rieger, and Roger C. Schonfeld.
The Humanities are everywhere –really. A new report shows us how Americans engage with and view the humanities in daily life, including school and work.
Journalists are increasingly flagging unsupported claims and blatant falsehoods–it’s time for preprint platforms to do the same.
Christos Petrou looks at the impact on publication volumes, and what that might mean for next year.