As publishers and librarians draw conclusions from the last year of usage data, we must look to qualitative analysis to round out the picture of the human conditions behind the quantitative trends.
Study of researchers indicates that a preprint or accepted manuscript can substitute for the version of record in some use cases but not all.
Juan Fuentes talks to Meredith Adinolfi and Sara Grimme about what they’ve learned from producing the SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast.
In today’s post, chefs Alice Meadows and Tim Vines interview Richard Wynne, Founder of Rescognito, a free service for recognizing and promoting Open Research.
Emerald Publishing’s identity strategy aims to re-conceive their publishing platform as a digital experience that builds emotive connections with users and seamlessly delivers the answers they need.
Ralph Youngen and Todd Toler look back on what’s been learned over the course of the first year of implementing GetFTR, a solution to enable faster access for researchers to the published journal articles.
The digital services provided by scholarly publishers and academic libraries still do not meet researchers’ needs. Roger Schonfeld notes that doing so would require far more profound change, not just at the level of user experience but in terms of rethinking existing businesses and organizational models.
Should library patrons be concerned about how Elsevier uses ThreatMetrix and how it tracks users? It’s complicated.
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.
Results of this partnership signal we should expect future expansion of content syndication.
As the big deal falls, we are witnessing a shift in academic library purchasing power closer to the point of need.
Making journal data on decision times and acceptance rates public would be tremendously helpful for authors in their decision-making process.
Few scholarly publishers make effective use of identity management, but we should — and now is a good time to consider a comprehensive identity strategy.
Ralph Youngen from the American Chemical Society discusses their efforts to provide remote access to researchers during the current pandemic and how new technologies and standards like RA21 and SeamlessAccess are helpful.
Research Outreach is a young company that helps researchers make their work more easily intelligible to a lay audience. Editorial Director Emma Feloy answers some questions about how their service works.