History as a discipline has a history of responding to Open Access Initiatives. What can we learn from this history of history that could push faster, farther toward collaboratively designed and implemented OA?
With thousand of pages of feedback on the Plans S implementation guidance, what themes emerged that might guide next steps? By @lisalibrarian
Information access has an important role to play in tackling inequity in the global research and knowledge systems. But subscriptions to Northern journals are only part of the story for improving research equity in low- and middle-income-countries.
Civil Engineers rely on data from a multitude of sources. Angela Cochran shares what ASCE has learned in the process of setting up Data Availability Statements as well as insights from a recent Ithaka S+R study on the subject.
Think science has issues with image manipulation? Wait till you see these advertising tricks used to make food look appetizing.
Elsevier’s Gaby Appleton expands on some of the themes she discussed during the recent STM Association’s panel debate on ‘The future of access” and the work Elsevier is doing in these areas.
With the changes afoot in scholarly communications practices, sentiment, and business models, the Chefs consider: What are we aiming for?
LEGO is increasingly being used in teaching and research. Here are some fun examples of how and why it can be useful.
Highlighting a sampling of posts by authors from around the globe to help raise awareness of the communication needs and concerns of the international scholarly community.
In this article, Robert Harington implores Plan S leaders and funders to take researcher needs to heart.
A report on the 2018 MLA InSight meeting that brought together librarians and publishers: How can our communities work together in collaborative efforts that actually make a difference?
Okay, 2019, it’s gotta be the end of manels (all male panels) and whanels (all white). Online projects provide resources that call attention to the problems of bias, and make locating women experts easy.
What the public wants is better science, not open science. Plan S has put those two forces in conflict, and it is driving everybody crazy.
Early stage (pre-prepublication) research can usually only be shared at conferences. New platform Morressier aims to change this, as co-founder Sami Benchekroun explains in this interview,
An interview with Impactstory’s Jason Priem about their new tool, Get The Research.