Breaking news today: Digital Science is launching a new citation index that includes a research analytics suite a modern article discovery and access experience. This new product, Dimensions, will offer stiff new competition for Elsevier and Clarivate.
Library discovery can only succeed in reaching a high market share if it is intensely user-centered. Articulating user-centric principles for discovery has enabled the University Library to Illinois to evolve a discovery environment that meets the needs of its community of users.
2017 may have been a watershed year for the Internet and its future. What did we learn? And what factors may shape 2018?
Why is it so hard to build a good journal article submission system?
As workflow providers build deep relationships with scientists early in the research lifecycle, how can publishers establish and maintain strong author relationships? This piece proposes a number of fundamental strategic options.
An emerging duopoly for the new class of scientific research workflow products could marginalize publishers large and small to the benefit of the Big Two. This first of two pieces provides the strategic context, while tomorrow we will review options for those publishers at risk of being left behind.
Paintings created using an unlikely tool.
Are we innovating in scholarly communications? What does it mean to innovate? This month the Chefs explore innovation. Come let us know your thoughts!
The Altmetric “flower” is an icon, and the annual Top 100 list a much-anticipated event. But is the flower really a stalk?
Researchers from Africa, Asia and Latin America answer the question, “How do we increase diversity in scholarly communications?”
How one company uses a decidedly analog technology to generate random numbers for encryption.
Scientific workflow providers Elsevier, Digital Science, and COS differ in their strategy. To what extent will they provide end-to-end integrated workflows?
Ideally, we want science and scholarship to be not only available to the general public, but also comprehensible to them. But the challenges to doing so are real, and may vary both by discipline and by study type.
Traveling through time can get confusing. Here, an analysis of the way different movies and books approach causality.
A former Google employee explains the tricks that online companies use to manipulate users and suggests there’s a better way.