Publication of the final report of a major global study of the effects of COVID-19 on research funding, publishing, and library budgets – and the truth that emerged in the gap between perception and reality.
Last week the UK government COVID held a press briefing in an attempt to get the country behind new travel and social restrictions. What lessons can we learn from this bad example of how not to present evidence to support our positions?
Chefs Alice Meadows, Jasmine Wallace, and Karin Wulf tackle Peer Review Week 2020’s theme of Trust in Peer Review with this post on trust as both an ethic and a practice
Library budgets shrank for 2 decades. They can’t shrink any further because of COVID-19. In fact, they should grow despite contracting college budgets
COVID-19 and the anti-racist movement are driving publishers to respond to and engage with readers in new and innovative ways but will these continue? This two-part guest post by Kasia Repeta features calls to action from across the publishing community.
Persistent identifiers (PIDs) are an essential part of the open research infrastructure, but need widespread adoption to be effective. Learn about Jisc’s plans to increase adoption through a national PID consortium in this post by Alice Meadows.
In this interview Robert Harington asks Daniel Hook (CEO of Digital Science and co-author of the new Digital Science report. How COVID-19 is Changing Research Culture) about his views on fundamental shifts in research culture as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
In this era of COVID-19, what is the new normal for conferences in our community. Moving forward, what might a born digital conference entail?
Gabe Harp from MIT Press offers tips on how to maximize your efficiency and preserve your sanity while working from home.
As professional and academic societies scramble to cancel meetings or move them to online formats in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Michael Clarke discusses considerations for both maintaining revenues and engagement.
From binge watching, binge listening, reconnecting with neighbors and old friends, Zoom happy hours or Zoom family game nights, to cooking, exercising, and gardening, we’re all figuring out how to get through our days. What’s your strategy? Part 2 of our answers today.
From binge watching, binge listening, reconnecting with neighbors and old friends, Zoom happy hours or Zoom family game nights, to cooking, exercising, and gardening, we’re all figuring out how to get through our days. What’s your strategy? Part 1 today, Part 2 tomorrow.
@TAC_NISO Summarizes a NISO webinar discussion on how institutions are innovating their teaching approaches because of the COVID-19 pandemic by going virtual.
Recognizing the importance of community engagement, but also some of the challenges facing traditional forms of engagement and incumbent facilitators, several chefs reflect on how one facilitates a community amidst today’s crisis.
Our Chefs reflect on considerations for marketing and marketers amid the pandemic.