Have you benefited from an internship (giving or receiving!)? This month we talk to interns and internship managers to hear what value internships have brought to them and the industry.
With so much going on around us, staying informed and sifting through information is more critical than it’s ever been. See how the Chefs stay informed about scholarly communication.
Yewno was formally launched at ALA in Orlando. Is this new technological approach going to re-shape the way undergraduates think about discovery of relevant content?
We often talk about how our customers (a.k.a. users, researchers, authors, readers, etc.) are being overwhelmed by the flood of information available today. Let’s not forget that we are consumers of information as well. How are we handling information overload? […]
Is there hope for scholarly societies? Where once perhaps membership benefits from publications were key, now the emphasis will move to the character of academic life and independence from commercial forces. This post aims to engage the reader in thinking through what it means to be a member of a scholarly society
An interview with the President of the Council of Scientific Society Presidents, on the unintended and potentially damaging consequences of public and open access mandates and embargoes.
Thoughts on the future of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).
Webinars can serve many roles — B2B, B2C, promotion, education. As they proliferate, the special mix of work and benefit webinars represent will come under scrutiny, and your ability to plan well to grow in this area may be tested.
An interview with the University of Utah librarian and Scholarly Kitchen Chef Rick Anderson about the potential impact of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
Recent initiatives around MOOCs, if successful, may open a completely new chapter in the history of colleges and universities. It’s hard to see what serious roadblocks remain.
An age-old question is answered with current technology and timeless teaching skills.
The encroachment of standards and the fragmented system across states creates new constraints on publishers, some of which can be turned to advantage.
Want to come out ahead? Planning is everything.
John Palfrey talks about digital scholarship, digital students, and the challenges and opportunities both provide. From the closing plenary of the SSP Annual Meeting.
The “education as financial bubble” meme is spreading, and new facts and comparisons are emerging.