President Obama has published three articles in six months in three of the world’s most prestigious scholarly journals. Is it appropriate? With these precedents, what happens when the politics of the President conflicts with the politics of science?
With a new partnership with F1000, Wellcome embraces sketchy peer review standards, deep conflicts of interest, and financial support of a private, commercial enterprise. Worse, the entire thing seems redundant, avoidable, and unnecessary.
Simple things are often more complex than we initially think, and the push for faster publication may be an expensive and risky trend to follow too much further.
The National Gallery of Art in Washington DC demonstrates its commitment to the scholarly record with the release of their Online Edition catalogue of 17th Century Dutch Paintings. What makes their approach to scholarly content of particular interest? Read on.
New report outlines guidelines for establishing central publication funds. Success of these funds may spell failure for libraries.
Journal authors have more rights than they. Why is this disjoint dangerous and what can publishers do?
Would an Open Access publisher accept a nonsensical paper if the author were willing to pay?