Scholarly Kitchen Chefs open SSP’s 2020 New Directions seminar discussing how we can support academic peer-reviewed research and the entire academic publishing ecosystem during this unprecedented year of disruptions, disease, and disappointments.
Journals as communication vehicles that bind communities of practice are still important and well-regarded, but there are external forces changing them and our industry, along with a rising level of neglect, which may mean a harder future for them than ever. What might we lose? And how does this explain why change is so slow in coming?
Results from a new survey – one of the largest of its kind – shed light on why people choose to belong to scholarly societies. And why they don’t…
Predating journals, a social network of scholars known as the Republic of Letters generated many breakthroughs. Now, their social networks, as represented by their letters, are being mapped.