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.
What happens when regulations around research funding pit the interests of the laboratory head against those of their students and postdocs?
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.
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.
Happy New Year! Does it feel like everything is happening at once? Welcome to The Great Acceleration.
What do we mean by “branding”? Ten quick tips.
A new Andy Warhol retrospective offers a chance to look back at both his prescience and his influence on our current culture.