Robert Harington references our current altered state in politics as a tool to reflect on the need to invoke balance in publishing innovation, and growth.
Robert Harington discusses Joe Esposito’s Scholarly Kitchen article from June 2015, entitled “The Mixed Marriage of For-profit and Not-for-Profit Publishing”, in context of his own experiences in the world of society publishing.
A tip of the hat to a departing “Chef”.
Charlie Rapple, cofounder of Kudos, joins The Scholarly Kitchen.
Meet Roger Schonfeld, our newest Chef in The Kitchen.
Digital Science’s Phill Jones officially joins the Scholarly Kitchen as a regular blogger.
A research report on direct-to-consumer marketing is provided here. The study was first announced on the Scholarly Kitchen. The report includes a survey of current university press practices and recommendations for steps to take to improve performance.
The Scholarly Kitchen reaches a numerical milestone.
The world of journals publishing is constantly changing, and one relatively new entrant is the library as publisher. There is a need to study and publish these programs in order to optimize their performance.
The Journal of Cultural Anthropology is now becoming open access. This points to one path a professional society can follow if it cannot derive significant income from library sales or if its membership is more interested in wider dissemination of material than the uses income from journals can be put to.
The Jack Andraka story develops further. SSP pages on Wikipedia are taken down by a disgruntled commentator. And Andraka’s draft paper gets a preliminary review, and both the reviewers and Andraka admit it’s less game-changing than the media has led us to believe.
A look back at 2013 in The Scholarly Kitchen.
A long, thoughtful essay by a UK academic contemplating open access merits attention, for obvious and subtle reasons.
Green Open Access can lead to the cancellation of subscriptions to journals. The environment for OA, however, is full of nuance and resists easy characterization.
Recent comments on a post about Gold OA in the UK dissected a lot of assertions we commonly see, and bear a closer reading.