Building a brain trust is a key part of the tasks of a CEO, as some difficult questions require the guidance and reflection of trusted advisors.
When was the last time everyone you knew experienced the same piece of culture at the same time? Is the age of shared cultural experiences over?
China is making great official strides in developing a system of scholarly communications. Tao Tao interviews two experts for their opinions on how international collaborations and internal developments are happening.
A look at the recent acquisition of EDP by Science Press, and the larger implications it holds for the future of Chinese science publishing.
The Washington Post looks at the long history of vaccine skepticism.
Using an amazing new technology from 1978 looks awfully familiar.
Bringing the authority of the academy to a broad audience should be second only to original research itself, especially if the research community hopes to retain or even increase the public’s support for the esoteric work that goes on behind the laboratory walls.
Authors want their papers published quickly while also expecting high-quality reviews. Reviewers want reasonable deadlines. These two groups come from the same communities so why the disconnect? This post by Angela Cochran looks at the numbers and offers suggestions for closing the gap.
A Friday video showing different things around the world that are called, “American”.
A Friday video offering 50 different regional accents from 50 states in America.
Two videos offer tips on separating the actual research done in medical studies from the often over-hyped media coverage.
Some thoughts about using social media in a more intentional and humane manner, and video presentation by Dan Harvey on why outrage and anger are so prevalent (and valuable) online.
Jasmine Wallace shares strategies for getting the most out of attending publishing meetings.
Last week’s ACRL and STM conferences demonstrated that libraries and publishers have a renewed desire to understand the researcher experience and embrace the scholarly information practices that will define our future.
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.