Recognizing the many ways that researchers (and others) contribute to science and scholarship has historically been challenging but we now have options, including CRediT and ORCID.
Is the value of data in decision making all hype? How can we leverage data to server our mission, customers, and our own operational effectiveness?
Announcing the SSP OnDemand Video Content Library, a new asynchronous learning platform that offers a variety of recorded video content users can access when convenient. This innovative, “anywhere, anytime” alternative to the traditional webinar broadcast is designed for scholarly communications professionals to stay abreast of the current challenges facing our industry.
Journal submission fees would reduce the continuously growing editorial and peer review burdens while allowing for better levels of rigor and oversight. Roy Kaufman makes a case for their adoption.
ResearchGate’s Joseph DeBruin looks at the balance between speed and uncertainty in scholarly communication, and how technology can facilitate better information travel.
Simon Inger rethinks the online conference through the lens of product development.
Stephanie Lovegrove Hansen discusses a new Silverchair report on how publishers are leveraging technology partnerships to adapt to the pandemic crisis.
Collen Scollans looks at effective marketing strategies during disruptive times.
Persistent identifiers (PIDs) are an essential part of the open research infrastructure, but need widespread adoption to be effective. Learn about Jisc’s plans to increase adoption through a national PID consortium in this post by Alice Meadows.
This year’s conference season will look a lot different than last year’s. Here are some tips to getting the most out of attending a virtual conference.
Humanities Research Infrastructure is critical social investment, and we could support it better if we understood it better.
What is the role of book content in the Science, Technical and Medical (STM) researcher ecosystem?
Making journal data on decision times and acceptance rates public would be tremendously helpful for authors in their decision-making process.
Unsub is the game-changing data analysis service that is helping librarians forecast, explore, and optimize their alternatives to the Big Deal. Librarians breaking away from the Big Deal often credit Unsub as a critical component of their strategy.
Sabine Louët and Karla Fallon discuss how to realize the opportunities for better communicating research results to a broader audience.