It’s a well-known secret that women are paid less than men — in scholarly publishing as in other sectors — but the UK government’s recent legislation requiring organizations with more than 250 employees to publish their gender pay gap provides valuable data on just how much of a gap there is…
Ending our week-long celebration of The Scholarly Kitchen’s first decade, we are delighted to launch our first-ever readership survey. Find out how you can give us your feedback!
A study of how enriching keyword metadata improved sales of 4 publishers points to changes in how we should view marketing of books online.
What constitutes peer review of a data set?
Last week ORCID published the results of its first major survey. Around 6,000 respondents globally – ORCID record holders and non record holders – provided feedback on their perceptions and understanding of ORCID. Find out what they said…
Stop thinking of peer review as a concept and start thinking of it as a toolbox.
The publication experience of authors may come down to a single factor: was the manuscript accepted?
Today’s students and early career researchers and professionals will be critical to the future success of our scholarly societies and associations. How well are they being served at present and how can we ensure their support in future?
A recent survey of authors by Taylor and Francis reveals growing acceptance of open access publishing; however, Creative Commons licensing may still pose a problem.
Peer review, journal reputation, and fast publication were selected by Canadian researchers as the top three factors in deciding where to submit their manuscripts, trumping open access, article-level metrics, and mobile access, a recent study reports.
When novel, newsworthy results are discovered to be wrong, is that still news?
Are editors, reviewers and authors ready for a commercial solution to peer review? Survey results are in!
Initiatives like Rubriq will succeed if they address the real needs of authors, reviewers, and editors. Take the survey and tell us what you think.
A call to participate in a survey on how books are discovered and ultimately purchased. The survey is being conducted in cooperation with O’Reilly Media.
Open access publishing is a viable option, with gold OA gaining traction. But concerns remain, and funding is uncertain.