Robert Harington interviews James Milne, Chair of the newly formed Coalition for Responsible Sharing, on action being taken against ResearchGate. The post ResearchGate: Publishers Take Formal Steps to Force Copyright Compliance appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Citations and the metrics around their use are an important part of evaluation and promotion of science and scientists and yet, little attention is paid to them in the peer review process. In this post, Angela Cochran makes a call to critically review reference lists and develop standards around what should and should not be…
Though flawed, a recent study presents several surprising data points about the voluntary efforts publishers are making to broaden access, and the value of Gold OA in driving citations. The post Study Suggests Publisher Public Access Outpacing Open Access; Gold OA Decreases Citation Performance appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A possible consequence of moves to more tightly regulate social media companies may be they start looking for new investments. And they already have some in scholarly publishing. The post About Face — Scholarly Publishing and Social Media Regulation appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
While few will disagree with their motives, the authors provide no roadmap for scientific societies. It may be time to learn from the successes of commercial rivals. The post Support Science by Publishing in Scientific Society Journals appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Comedian Bill Maher draws a disturbing parallel between social media and cigarettes. The post Technology as the New Tobacco appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
An interview with MDPI's CEO, Dr. Franck Vazquez, sheds light on the challenges and innovations during the last 20 years of open-access publishing. The post Interview with MDPI: Lessons Learned in more than 20 Years of Open Access Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Once again, the term "open" requires further thought to probe the pros and cons. With open source, we may be once again doing things that make the big bigger and the small less relevant. The post Naiveté Scene — Open Source vs. Scale in Scholarly Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
23andMe presents an interesting model for STM publishers on how to enter a new and lucrative market for data publishing. The post Publishing the 23andMe Way, Part Two: The New Data Publishing Business appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
After several pivots and failures, it may be time to finally say goodbye to portable peer review. The post Portable Peer Review RIP appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.