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How Much Citation Manipulation Is Acceptable?
May 30, 2017 at 5:30 am

Is citation manipulation a moral problem or an accounting problem? The post How Much Citation Manipulation Is Acceptable? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

The World’s Largest Library
May 26, 2017 at 5:30 am

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.

Reproducible Research, Just Not Reproducible By You
May 24, 2017 at 5:30 am

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.

Open Access & Scholarly Communication: Defining Success
May 23, 2017 at 5:30 am

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.

Project Cupcake: Designing a New Type of Journal Metric.
May 22, 2017 at 5:30 am

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.

Updating Your Email Alerts from The Scholarly Kitchen
May 20, 2017 at 5:30 am

Make sure you're getting the latest email alerts about posts from The Scholarly Kitchen. The post Updating Your Email Alerts from The Scholarly Kitchen appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Does Sharing of an Unpublished Thesis Create Enough Harm to Imprison Someone?
May 18, 2017 at 5:30 am

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 The post Does Sharing of an Unpublished Thesis Create Enough Harm to Imprison Someone?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.

Feel the FORCE(11): An Interview with Cameron Neylon
May 17, 2017 at 5:30 am

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…