The Arecibo Observatory collapsed, laying bare the problems of funding science infrastructure.
Journalists are increasingly flagging unsupported claims and blatant falsehoods–it’s time for preprint platforms to do the same.
Phill Jones interviews Joris van Rossum and Lois Jones about the STM working group on peer review taxonomy. What is it for and how will it work?
Are you a robot? Are you sure? Prove it.
Mark Thomas discusses lessons learned in moving ALPSP’s face-to-face workshops into an online offerings.
What does it take to research and develop a new product? Here we describe a recently launched service, DataSeer, and share top tips from its founder, Tim Vines.
Journal offices are reporting greater participation and engagement in virtual editorial boards meetings; but providing networking opportunities at these meetings for volunteers might outweigh the benefits of virtual. Angela Cochran interviews colleagues on what makes these meetings a success and what we can do better.
Violaine Iglesias explains how scholarly publishers can embrace and optimize the use of video in publications.
Organizations are having to shift in person events to virtual for the foreseeable future. In this post, author Colleen Scollans discusses the steps we can take to make virtual events a marketers dream.
Should library patrons be concerned about how Elsevier uses ThreatMetrix and how it tracks users? It’s complicated.
Rebecca Bryant (OCLC) explains why cross-campus social interoperability is needed to adequately support today’s researchers.
Emily Singley discusses how Boston College adapted to federated access technologies to better support campus users during the pandemic, and why this matters going forward.
Sylvia Izzo Hunter, Igor Kleshchevich, and Bruce Rosenblum look at the complexities of adding preprints to the citation record and suggest best practices going forward.
Results of this partnership signal we should expect future expansion of content syndication.
A surprisingly meditative lesson in Differential Contrast Interference Microscopy.