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.
Information scholars address UN sustainability goals during virtual 2020 ASIS&T conference
Last week the UK government COVID held a press briefing in an attempt to get the country behind new travel and social restrictions. What lessons can we learn from this bad example of how not to present evidence to support our positions?
Violaine Iglesias explains how scholarly publishers can embrace and optimize the use of video in publications.
An interview with Elizabeth Wu and Danika Khong about their new tool to help reduce bias and increase fit for research careers.
Are US federal courts enforcing Creative Commons licenses? Yes, but not as copyright holders may hope.
Springer Nature recently invested further in Research Square Company to become majority owner of this preprint and author services platform. Today, an interview with Rachel Burley and Eugenie Regan about what to expect.
The research community needs to make peer review — and how the function of peer review is communicated — more systematic, nuanced, and standardized. Formal metadata such as taxonomies can advance the state of research and practice.
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.
Peer Review Week posts continue! Last week we asked the Chefs, and this week we asked the global community: “what would improve trust in peer review?”
Peer Review Week 2020 continues with a guest post by Bahar Mehmani of Elsevier, who interviewed Professor Jeffrey Unerman about his work on the risks of self-referential peer review.
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.
Tao Tao looks at some surprising communication gaps in scholarly communication that hamper progress but also provide market opportunities.