Persistent identifiers (PIDs) are an essential part of the open research infrastructure, but need widespread adoption to be effective. Learn about Jisc’s plans to increase adoption through a national PID consortium in this post by Alice Meadows.
This year’s conference season will look a lot different than last year’s. Here are some tips to getting the most out of attending a virtual conference.
Few scholarly publishers make effective use of identity management, but we should — and now is a good time to consider a comprehensive identity strategy.
Ralph Youngen from the American Chemical Society discusses their efforts to provide remote access to researchers during the current pandemic and how new technologies and standards like RA21 and SeamlessAccess are helpful.
@TAC_NISO Summarizes a NISO webinar discussion on how institutions are innovating their teaching approaches because of the COVID-19 pandemic by going virtual.
Living in our new world of videoconferencing makes it worth reconsidering a funny video on the perils of conference calls.
A group of Chefs reflects the struggles we are facing, and the lessons we are learning, about parenting during the pandemic.
Organizations across the globe are being forced to adapt quickly, with some allowing employees to work from home the first time. But there are many reasons to shift to a remote team – learn more about why and how in today’s post.
A visit to the world’s longest running video rental store and a lesson about the value of inconvenience.
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.
From Siri to autonomous vehicles, the magic of tech innovations are wrought by human ingenuity — and setting boundaries around these technologies is a social enterprise, with inherently cultural implications.
What if you used a computer to generate every possible song and then put it in the public domain? Damien Riehl and Noah Rubin did just that.
The major US library consortium OhioLINK has created a vision for the systems that libraries use for acquiring content from publishers, managing collections, and enabling discovery. An interview about this vision with executive director Gwen Evans,
The novelty of using a typewriter and the value in slowing down.
Todd Carpenter reports on a forum hosted by WIPO and the Copyright Office that focused on whether copyright can apply to the works created by artificial intelligence systems.