Jack Ochs from the American Chemical Society discusses the significant increase in cybersecurity threats to both publishers and libraries.
When entities like Sci-Hub invite you to share your network credentials in order to help create free access to licensed scholarly publications, they’re asking for more than access to research. What they’re asking for may also give them access to your email account, your course management program, your tax documents, and more. Here are some things to think about before you decide to share that network user ID and password.
A new survey reinforces so long-term trends, but shows some surprising reversals that anyone interested in scholarly communication should note.
Harvard’s Paul Bergen: “The slow accretion of technology into the educational system is the result of the teacher and not the learner.”
A guide to the values, cultures and scholarly communication behaviors of academics. A must read for publishers and technologists.