There are still barriers and hesitations around open research practices. Erika Pastrana and Simon Adar suggest that publishers and technology platforms can better support authors and drive uptake.
Digital transformation in submission and peer review offers improvements for publications and a better experience for researchers and journal staff.
Although Google Scholar claims to not use DOI metadata in its search index, a recent study finds that books with DOIs are generally more discoverable than those without DOIs.
After making up a false claim about a nonexistent study done by the AAAS, the AI software admitted that it made a mistake and then apologized.
Avi Staiman discusses how meaningful engagement with authors early in the research process can yield significant benefits to publishers and journals.
Though open access indicators within a given publishing platform are relatively consistent, significant inconsistency across platforms likely creates user confusion.
Eleven years after the Open Discovery Initiative (ODI) launched, I wonder: How are ODI conformance statements helping to drive transparency and cross-sector improvements to web-scale library discovery services?
Accessible images deliver an inclusive reading experience and unlock the numerous benefits of data-rich accessible images. This post summarizes a 2022 SSP panel offering practical solutions for ensuring scholarly image collections and in-line graphics are fully accessible to all readers.
Authors need to understand more about producing web documents, particularly accessibility, if they want to forgo traditional publishing.
How can publishers ensure that our content and services are found and used by the growing number of Millennials and Generation Z researchers in academia?
The 2021 Illusion of the Year from the Neural Correlate Society. Can you spot what’s out of place?
For those in the business of information, it’s time to elevate our thinking from the transactional to the experiential. Information experience design (IXD) offers an inclusive, participatory approach that embraces the diversity of our user communities.
User-centered design provides a model for improving services, but is the history of print holding publishers back?
Revisiting a 2017 post: The book is asked to perform many tasks, some of which are not necessarily the best use of the book format, whether in print or electronically. The long-form text, which may be print or digital, is a different matter, and is likely to remain with us and be called “a book” for some time to come.
After becoming a Scholarly Kitchen Chef back in July 2019, I have never stopped being amazed by the numerous dynamic issues and developments that scholarly publishing is dealing with. As a biologist by training, ‘diversity’ is the word that comes to mind.