Happy New Year! Does it feel like everything is happening at once? Welcome to The Great Acceleration.
Early stage (pre-prepublication) research can usually only be shared at conferences. New platform Morressier aims to change this, as co-founder Sami Benchekroun explains in this interview,
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
Today’s post features an interview of Elsevier’s chairman Youngsuk (“YS”) Chi, conducted by ITHAKA president Kevin Guthrie during the opening session of ITHAKA’s Next Wave conference. It features discussion and perspective not only about Elsevier itself and its strategic direction, but also about broader changes in scholarly communication and approaches to organizational leadership.
As publishers increasingly lose control of the final stage of the publishing process, they are looking elsewhere to extract economic value. They are finding it upstream, in the various linked processes that lead to the (erstwhile) final document.
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.
This week, CLOCKSS has announced its new Succession Plan, a key component of its preservation strategy. Today, Roger Schonfeld interviews CLOCKSS executive director Craig van Dyck about the announcement and other digital preservation issues.
Who has the most power to take choice away from authors?
Some fun short primer videos on proper experimental design and controls.
TRANSPOSE is a new crowdsourced resource that seeks to reduce the uncertainty of journal policies by providing a clear, structured summary in one place.
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.
Over recent weeks, infrastructure has been a major focus for the community. Building infrastructure is important, but just as important is maintaining and evolving that infrastructure. Kate Wittenberg and Sheila Morrissey discuss the importance of preservation, and the work Portico has had to do to adapt to an ever-changing information landscape.