A Creative Commons license is irrevocable; it says so right in the license. But it also says you can change your mind and distribute the work differently, or not at all. What does this mean?
In the light of CCCs acquisition of Ringgold last week, three Chefs, Phill Jones, Roger Schonfeld, and Todd Carpenter reflect on the motivations for the move and its implications for PIDs and organisational identifiers.
Interview with Joris van Rossum and Hylke Koers about the new STM Integrity Hub service launch and its potential future developments.
A new study offers — surprise — mostly bad news about the state of Humanities graduate education. Even while we know how important humanistic perspectives are for, well, humanity.
Elsevier intends to acquire Interfolio, the provider of researcher career management services. This deal could offer a lift to Elsevier in its competition with the new Clarivate — if Elsevier can integrate Interfolio effectively.
The value of streaming video as a genre of scholarly communication is just being established. Today, Danielle Cooper and Dylan Ruediger profile the leading start-ups in this space.
First in a series on histories made difficult or impossible though war or climate disasters, this post features two historians of Russia and Eastern Europe.
Mark Hahnel looks at the progress that’s been made toward open research data — what’s been achieved, what still needs work, and what happens next?
Ana Heredia and Eloisa Viggiani discuss the founding of the Latin American Association of Scientific Editors, and focus on the use of metrics and the role of the region’s scientific journals in research evaluation.
A Friday video, as the evolutionary conservation of pattern formation is set to music.
We are always living through history. For historians, though, the current moment is always a culmination. Revisiting a post from January 2021 in preparation for a series.
Sally Ekanayaka reviews a webinar featuring several key players in implementing Plan S and asks what lessons have been learned?
Robert Harington reports on the recent SSP Publisher-Funder Task Force closed forum of funders, publishers, librarians and academics, who met to discuss how collaboration among stakeholder groups may accelerate a transition to open research.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has resulted in a sudden and serious decoupling of the West from Russia. Today, Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe and Roger Schonfeld discuss implications for research collaboration, scientific exchange, and scholarly communication.
Richard de Grijs comes to grips with his field’s use of potentially offensive language.