Community management has become a key part of social media and online publishing, whether we realize it or not. In this interview, an expert in the fields shares some views of how organizations can benefit from a more singular focus. The post Building Healthy Online Communities — An Interview with Rachel Happe appeared first on…
In the shift beyond content licensing and towards supporting researcher workflow, Elsevier has few competitors. A key question is whether Digital Science and SpringerNature should be understood strategically as one company, or two. Who owns Digital Science? The post Who Owns Digital Science? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Publishers, librarians, researchers, and funders all have a stake in Open Access. What happens next? See what the Chefs have to say. The post Ask The Chefs: Where Does Open Access Go From Here? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Like other greying professions, demographic data for ARL libraries warn us of a breaking wave of retirements but may paint an unrealistic picture of what the beach will look like after the surf has settled. The post Retirement Wave To Hit Academic Librarianship appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Last week's Transforming Research conference in Baltimore, MD, gathered a range of speakers across the academic and professional spectrum. Charlie Rapple highlights some of the new research that was shared, and draws out some of the prevalent themes. The post Transforming Research, in the Face of Uncertainty, Scarcity, and Bias appeared first on The Scholarly…
Canadian Science Publishing's Mary Seligy provides a primer on standards, XML and JATS4R, which is driving improved reusability of scholarly content. The post Guest Post — JATS4R: Optimizing the Reusability of Scholarly Content appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Journal editors are more likely to reject papers when they experience trouble recruiting reviewers, reports a new study. The post Difficulty In Finding Reviewers Taints Editorial Decisions appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A visit to a volcano simulator. The post New York’s Only Volcano appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The search tools and social networks we increasingly rely on are all dependent on advertising-based business models. What does this mean for scholarly communication? The post The Facebooking of Scholarly Research appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The term "diversity" can be thrown around like we know what it means, but it is highly contextual, not always visual, and tricky to implement meaningfully. The post Defining Moment — What Do We Mean When We Say “Diversity”? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.