How three transformations in scholarly publishing over recent years could help Bangladesh move out of the UN’s List of Least Developed Countries by 2024. Guest post by Haseeb Md. Irfanullah.
With scholarly communications business models embracing the entirety of the research process, how can visualizations help us understand scholarly workflows?
Robert Harington interviews Daniel Hook, CEO of Digital Science, discussing openness and findings from his recent report entitled The Ascent of Open Access.
We are celebrating International Women’s Day with guest Chef Susan Spilka of the Workplace Equity Project, who recently moderated a well-attended SSP webinar on moving from diversity to inclusion and equity, on which her post is based.
Andrea Powell, STM’s Publisher Coordinator of Research4Life shares recent discussions about obstacles facing researchers in the Global South, not just in accessing scholarly literature but in performing their own research and finding suitable publication channels to communicate it to a global audience.
What happens when regulations around research funding pit the interests of the laboratory head against those of their students and postdocs?
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.