Is citation manipulation a moral problem or an accounting problem? The post How Much Citation Manipulation Is Acceptable? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A quick tour of the Library of Congress' collection of over 160 million items. The post The World’s Largest Library appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
In recent years, observers have noticed that articles for which an APC has been paid are not always made freely available. How pervasive is this problem? A Scholarly Kitchen reader investigates. The post Guest Post: Charles Oppenheim Asks How Big a Problem Are Articles that Should Be OA but End Up Behind Paywalls appeared first…
What happens when an experiment is correct, but it's really hard to replicate? Are there research results that are accurate but not reproducible? The post Reproducible Research, Just Not Reproducible By You appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Is our objective for open access and scholarly communication to maximize public access to research outputs or to bend the cost curve for licensed e-resources? Definitions of success matter. The post Open Access & Scholarly Communication: Defining Success appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
At the Researcher to Reader conference, a volunteer project was launched to define a new suite of indicators to help researchers judge publishers, rather than the other way around. The post Project Cupcake: Designing a New Type of Journal Metric. appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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A video highlighting the work of Alfred Wegener, an outsider to the world of geology, who discovered continental drift. The post Continental Drift: The Power (and the Struggles) of an Outsider’s View in Science appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Charlie Rapple highlights the case of Diego Gómez, a Columbian researcher facing prison for sharing someone else's thesis via Scribd. The case was brought by the thesis' author, but publishers' policies may partly be responsible. The post Does Sharing of an Unpublished Thesis Create Enough Harm to Imprison Someone? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Although just a few years old, FORCE11 has already established itself as a major force in scholarly communications To coincide with its recently launched Scholarly Communications Institute - a summer school for researchers, librarians, publishers, university and research administration, funders, students, and post docs - Scholarly Kitchen interviewed its President, Cameron Neylon. The post Feel…