Shamsi Brinn (UX Manager at arXiv) and Bill Kasdorf (Principal of Kasdorf & Associates, LLC) discuss the recent Accessibility Forum hosted by arXiv. Over 2,000 people registered for the Forum; over 350 attended the live event; and hundreds more are accessing the recently published videos.
As more publishers semantically enrich documents, Todd Carpenter considers whether links are the same as citations
A video detailing the evolution of digital publishing, and the enduring popularity of the PDF.
This is an essay on what it would mean to create a university press that operates at Web scale. It speculates about what such an endeavor would look like and probes some aspects of the financial model.
Elsevier acquires Mendeley, changing the game significantly, perhaps for most of us.
A manifesto urges publishers to make simple, functional, and practical tablet editions, and to avoid the tendency for bloat.
When you think through all the effects stealing traffic has on online publishing businesses, PubMed Central’s competitive presence looms large — whether you sell subscriptions, ads, or APCs.
The open nature of email addresses on journal sites may be feeding the email harvesting machine for academic emails. Worse, it may also be exposing these for potentially fraudulent activity.