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Monograph Output of American University Presses, 2009-2013
February 14, 2017 at 5:30 am

This is a report on the monograph output of American university presses. The report had the cooperation of 65 presses, which contributed their historical data to the project. The report shows the output of the presses and provides a more granular analysis by subject area and press size. The post Monograph Output of American University…

Why Hindawi Left the STM Association and What It All Means for the Industry
February 13, 2017 at 5:30 am

Hindawi recently announced they would no longer be members of the STM association, citing the trade association's 'overwhelming focus on protecting business models of the past'. What does this mean for Hindawi and for the industry? The post Why Hindawi Left the STM Association and What It All Means for the Industry appeared first on…

Meet the Elements
February 10, 2017 at 5:30 am

TED Ed presents a video Periodic Table of the Elements. The post Meet the Elements appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

How Many Grains of Salt Must We Take When Looking at Metrics?
February 8, 2017 at 5:30 am

In the quest to measure everything, authors are now presented with all kinds of metrics. This post reviews common sources for citation, attention, and usage metrics. Not all the tools are up for the job leaving authors wondering how to quantify the impact of their work. The post How Many Grains of Salt Must We…

The Value of Copyright: A Publisher’s Perspective
February 7, 2017 at 5:30 am

Robert Harington takes the reader on a tour of copyright law, suggesting that its value is in supporting our ability to teach and do research, and publish high quality works. The post The Value of Copyright: A Publisher’s Perspective appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Have You Looked At This? Nuzzel.com
February 6, 2017 at 5:30 am

It was named as one of the top apps of 2016 by both The New York Times and Time magazine. But what makes it cool? The post Have You Looked At This? Nuzzel.com appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

What the Acquisition of Meta Means for Scholarly Publishers
February 3, 2017 at 5:30 am

Meta has been acquired by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. The arrangement will speed up the pace of scientific research and have an impact on scientific publishing. The post What the Acquisition of Meta Means for Scholarly Publishers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.