Code Ocean’s Pierre Montagano talks about expanding our concept of what the research article can offer.
An interview with Impactstory’s Jason Priem about their new tool, Get The Research.
Finding common cause in the scholarly communications community is vital if we are to provide our researchers with the support they need to solve the world’s problems, says Alice Meadows, in today’s post.
As we think about open research and equity, we introduce a new type of post: “Ask the Community”, where we invite others to answer the same question put to the Chefs, with a deliberate focus on some of the people or regions of the world that often are disadvantaged in the global research landscape.
The HathiTrust Research Center has recently announced a significant expansion of its services. Rick Anderson discusses the changes with Executive Director Mike Furlough and staff.
Now, of course copyright owners of “free” resources have the right to set the terms of access. They can put up a datawall that demands the exchange of personal information (and thus enables data tracking, reporting, and maybe even aggregation with other datasets) for the otherwise free article. I wonder how far we will see this extend.
This year’s Nikon Small Worlds In Motion competition showcases the stunning development of live cell imaging technologies.
Abigail Wickes and Erica Leeman discuss early career experiences, the value of an MLIS degree across the industry, and the need for metadata expertise in publishing.
They’re phishing, hacking, and password-cracking to steal personal and research data from the world’s academic institutions. Andrew Pitts takes a hard look at Sci-Hub as, “Corrupt cybercriminals, not Robin Hood.”
Adam Hyde from the Coko Foundation answers some commonly asked questions about open source software and its potential for use in scholarly communications.
A fresh mapping of open-science tools for the researcher workflow reveals numerous gaps and opportunities for software solutions in the name of scientific progress.
Annotation is increasingly being recognized as a valuable tool in scholarly communications, enabling increased engagement and collaboration and better metrics, and helping improve the quality of scholarly outputs. In this guest post, Heather Staines (Director of Business Development – Hypothes.is) and Alexander Naydenov (Head of Marketing and Co-Founder – Paperhive) tell us why!
The apparently different approaches Kopernio, Unpaywall, and Anywhere Access are taking might have a common assumption at their hearts — the status quo.
Donald Samulack offers thoughts on typesetting, design, font choice and how the brain processes information to create meaning.
Leann Wilson and Marshall Poe revisit the idea of a unified online books platform for scholarly works.