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Succession Planning
April 10, 2017 at 5:30 am

Robert Harington attempts to help you think through how to develop a strategy for succession planning, recognizing that in today’s world, people just don’t stay at their jobs as long as they used to. The post Succession Planning appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Scientific Reports Overtakes PLOS ONE As Largest Megajournal
April 6, 2017 at 5:47 am

The open access megajournal is a proven success, but its future may lie in the hands of commercial entities. The post Scientific Reports Overtakes PLOS ONE As Largest Megajournal appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

The Strategic Direction of Research Library Leaders: Findings from the Latest Ithaka S+R Survey
April 4, 2017 at 5:30 am

Yesterday, Ithaka S+R published findings from our triennial survey of library deans and directors at academic institutions in the United States. The report examines the strategic directions of academic libraries as well as their staffing and spending plans for the coming years. The pivot towards new research, teaching, and learning services, and towards distinctive collections,…

Publishing in a Time of Information Warfare — A Wakeup Call
April 3, 2017 at 5:30 am

The information war requires changes -- new research priorities, new personal and professional boundaries, higher editorial hurdles, and a hardened infrastructure. The post Publishing in a Time of Information Warfare — A Wakeup Call appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

The Art of the Beall
April 1, 2017 at 5:30 am

After deleting his predatory publishing list, librarian Jeffrey Beall reemerges into the spotlight with a self-published book about art forgeries. The post The Art of the Beall appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

A New Scholarly Society is Doing the Urgent Work of the Past
March 30, 2017 at 8:45 am

A newly founded scholarly society brings a fresh perspective and offers some useful lessons for engaging the public and researchers alike. The post A New Scholarly Society is Doing the Urgent Work of the Past appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.