Editorial excellence? Agility? Data analytics? Customer focus? UI/UX? What are the most critical core competencies for publishers today? We asked the Chefs and we’d like your answer too!
Changing the culture is the topic of this year’s FORCE2017 conference in October. It’s typically not a priority, in scholarly communications or in business – but it should be…
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.
The rise of mobile is cementing business model expectations and driving new monopolies, but the ethics, incentives, and consequences of these models need to be considered.
How do you know which technologies, tools, or best practices to incorporate into your organization? What if you had money to invest? Where would you place your bets? This month, we asked the Chefs that question. Come see what they said.
Trolls dominate for many reasons — economics, technology, our predilection for sordid entertainment. But they’ve chilled online discourse and damaged civil exchanges, even making some publishers reluctant to take full advantage of the potential of the Internet. Are we ready for v2.0 of commenting?
We once assumed taxpayer-funding meant information availability. The new US government is now actively hiding scientific data, imperiling our understanding of the world.
A review of top journals in 18 fields show they are on a variety of platforms, suggesting cognitive burden for users which may be driving them to aggregated options with unified user experiences.
Judy Luther and Todd Carpenter look at the technological challenges of providing access to content in an increasingly dispersed and mobile world.
A growing number of scholarly communications tools and services are using artificial intelligence. Find out more about one such tool, Yewno, in this interview with their co-founder and Chief Business Development & Strategy Officer, Ruth Pickering.
Musician Jonathan Coulton expresses his disillusionment with what the internet has become.
Although just a few years old, FORCE11 has already established itself as a major force in scholarly communications To coincide with its recently launched Scholarly Communications Institute – a summer school for researchers, librarians, publishers, university and research administration, funders, students, and post docs – Scholarly Kitchen interviewed its President, Cameron Neylon.
The STM Association Future Labs looks at technology trends.
Thoughts on BioMed Central and Digital Science’s report on what peer review might look like in 2030.
Science’s historical progress can’t be assumed. It has to be reclaimed, re-established. That’s more difficult in a fragmented information space geared for extremism.