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Chefs’ Selections: The Best Books Read During 2017 Part 1
November 21, 2017 at 5:30 am

The beginning of the holiday season means it's time for our annual list of our favorite books read during the year. Part 1 today, Part 2 tomorrow. The post Chefs’ Selections: The Best Books Read During 2017 Part 1 appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Creating a Safety Net — Why Double-Dipping Is the Wrong Term and the Right Approach
November 20, 2017 at 5:30 am

An over-reliance on ad dollars in digital media is leading to a crisis. Can we learn some lessons about the value of revenue diversification? Can we accept that diversification isn't "double-dipping"? The post Creating a Safety Net — Why Double-Dipping Is the Wrong Term and the Right Approach appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Lava Lamps and Internet Security
November 17, 2017 at 5:30 am

How one company uses a decidedly analog technology to generate random numbers for encryption. The post Lava Lamps and Internet Security appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Is There a Business Case for Open Data?
November 15, 2017 at 5:31 am

Open data is gaining ground, but is there a revenue stream that would help journals recover the costs of gathering, reviewing and publishing data? The post Is There a Business Case for Open Data? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Welcoming Back Tim Vines
November 15, 2017 at 5:30 am

Welcoming Tim Vines back to The Scholarly Kitchen. The post Welcoming Back Tim Vines appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Book Review: “The New Analog” by Damon Krukowski
November 14, 2017 at 5:30 am

Is "signal" meaningful in the absence of "noise"? Damon Krukowski asks what important things have been lost in our transition from analog to digital media in his book, "The New Analog". The post Book Review: “The New Analog” by Damon Krukowski appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Puppetmasters — Who Is Pulling the Strings in the New Information Economy?
November 13, 2017 at 5:30 am

Information manipulation is not new, yet everything is different. How do governments, preprints, algorithms, and our own responsibilities intersect? Where does peer review come in now? The post Puppetmasters — Who Is Pulling the Strings in the New Information Economy? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

University Press Week 2017
November 10, 2017 at 5:30 am

Testimonials to the importance of university presses. The post University Press Week 2017 appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Innovative Research and Creative Output: From Ideas to Impact
November 9, 2017 at 5:30 am

Evolving forms of digital scholarship such a 3-D images, multimedia, and geographic data are relatively new elements in the scholar’s workflow. These formats appear in stark contrast to the legacy books and journal articles required for career advancement within the […] The post Innovative Research and Creative Output: From Ideas to Impact appeared first on…