Books and book chapters have a competitive disadvantage in citations, but it’s not accessibility that makes the difference — there are more reasons, and more changes needed.
Google’s new “Scholar Metrics” promise to make the h-index viable for journals on a large scale. But problems exist in their approach, some of them easily handled, some not.
Can tweets predict future citations? A study of article tweets raises validity and ethical concerns.
The governance of not-for-profit publishing entities plays a large role in those entities’ success or failure.
Authors use movies and songs to inspire the titles of their papers, often to unintentionally silly effect.