Augmented reality is increasingly being used in scholarly publishing — in expected and unexpected ways. Learn how Springer Nature has been experimenting with it in this interview with their Senior Manager of Semantic Data, Markus Kaindl, and Head of Innovation, Martijn Roelandse.
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.
Happy New Year! Does it feel like everything is happening at once? Welcome to The Great Acceleration.
At this years annual STM Week in London, there was a strong focus on collaboration and shared infrastructure. I bunked off one of the days to check out the All Things Coko meeting. Is this the start of a new way to look at scholarly publishing technology?
Today’s guest post on the importance of ensuring widespread community commitment to data citation is by Brooks Hanson, Daniella Lowenberg, Patricia Cruse, and Helena Cousijn
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.