What is the role of book content in the Science, Technical and Medical (STM) researcher ecosystem?
Making journal data on decision times and acceptance rates public would be tremendously helpful for authors in their decision-making process.
Christos Petrou looks at megajournal performance and the resulting business implications.
What does a strong and sustainable research infrastructure look like? How close are we to building one? What improvements are needed? This summary of a recent SSP webinar addresses these questions and more.
In the coming months and years, we will have an opportunity to study the affects of the COVID pandemic on scholarly publishing. Angela Cochran explores questions related to the participation of women in scholarship, funding changes, resource issues, and the future of research enterprises.
Working from home? Moving from room to room could help you cope with the endless video calls more effectively.
Research Outreach is a young company that helps researchers make their work more easily intelligible to a lay audience. Editorial Director Emma Feloy answers some questions about how their service works.
New findings from Ithaka S+R provide the most recent and comprehensive evidence for how academic library acquisitions and open access initiatives may proceed in light of the present disruptions
How does research translate into societal impact, particularly in light of a refugee crisis?
This guest post by Sami Benchekroun and Michelle Kuepper of Morressier highlights some of the tools available for digitizing conferences and disseminate important early stage research information.
The story behind the survey for and from the academic library community as it responds to COVID-19 by @lisalibrarian + @cwolffeisenberg.
The key to surviving an outbreak is being equipped with the proper supplies. Make sure your editorial survival kit is fully stocked. Here are a few items you should definitely have in your emergency tool kit!
Christos Petrou analyzes the potential publishing impacts of new Chinese policies on research assessment.
A math lesson on what is meant by the term “exponential growth”.
On February 26th, Phill Jones gate-crashed the 2nd STM association research data workshop. Here’s what he learned about the progress being made and that challenges ahead in making data sharable, open, and maybe even FAIR.