Results from the SSP survey on the changing nature of social media use by publishers, research societies, libraries, vendors, and others in our community.
Enjoy a host of peer review related videos from the Peer Review Week team!
As we say farewell to another Peer Review Week, here are some handy resources created by members of the Organizing Committee that you can use all year round!
Dismayed by the loss of trust in facts, and seeming preference for half-truths that appears to be driving our political present, Robert Harington decided to catch up on his reading over the weekend, and stumbled across a stimulating article in Publishers Weekly, entitled How to Sell Nearly a Half-Million Copies of a Poetry Book, by Anisse Gross.
The Internet operates on a scale unlike anything we have seen before. How must publishing adapt to this scale? This requires more than thinking of the Internet as another format. The scale of the Internet requires us to invite machines into our research and publishing activity.
A YouTube Video, How Ink is Made, reminds us of the art and craft that goes into creating the physical products that remain a significant fixture of the publishing world.
Google Glass has the potential to transform personal, social, and political relationships dramatically. Is this increased surveillance in the hands of Google an improvement? Or is it just another sign of problems ahead?
An interesting video showing one reason why it makes sense for food in an ad to look different from food you’re served.
The big trend of the last decade has been the quiet, unremitting erosion of mass media. Television has been a major form of mass media since the 1950s, but it is quickly losing its ability to exert a mass effect. […]
How many views did YouTube have in 2011? More than you might imagine. Is it any wonder YouTube is front and center in so many cultural shifts?
Ever seen your favorites stories in line-graph form?
Oscillations are captured wonderfully in this short video.
A clever marketing video from the American Institute of Physics and their UniPHY initiative.
A study of social media adoption hides some sensible lessons within a jumble of other signals.
A recent New York Times Magazine feature plays off fears that the next generation is prone to distraction and underachievement. The facts, and an apparently superior media outlet, argue otherwise.