A brief review of studies linking social media and article-level performance.
What happens when a blog buys a newspaper? Stories get shorter. Much shorter.
The Scholarly Kitchen turns five this month. How time flies when you’re having fun.
In the world of science blogging, there are those who cite the literature, those who don’t, and never the twain shall meet.
Blogs, Twitter, and YouTube feast on traditional media, but they change the agenda for millions in the meantime, as a recent Pew study shows.
As science publishers, we hear a lot about the potential for new technologies. Often this comes in the form of a pitch from someone looking to sell you on either the technology they’re offering or on their expertise. In trying to see through the salesmanship, it’s important to have some general rules of thumb for approaching the integration of social media as tools for the research science community.
As 2009 ends, its trends will propel change into 2010 and beyond.
Can one ideologue really hijack the OSTP forum on Open Access implementation?
Discussion forums built around academic journal articles haven’t seen much usage from readers. Lessons learned from the behavior of sports fans may provide some insight into the reasons why.
Science journalism is quickly vanishing. Will blogging fill the void? It depends on what you expect from your ‘news’