Science's historical progress can't be assumed. It has to be reclaimed, re-established. That's more difficult in a fragmented information space geared for extremism. The post The Information Landscape — How Do We Tackle the Problems Caused by Silicon Valley? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The "ebook revolution" in scholarly publishing has behaved more like an evolution. Are we reaching a key inflection point where users are central to our innovations? The post The Ebook R/Evolution – Not as Easy as It Seems appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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Short films show the beauty of chemical reactions. The post Envisioning Chemistry appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Getting researcher buy-in to new tools and systems can be challenging - even when those tools are intended to help free them of administrative burden. A community approach, such as the publisher-led initiative to require ORCID iDs for authors, can be very effective. The post It Takes a Village: One Year of Journals Requiring ORCID…
When does a preprint become a publication? The post When is a Preprint Server Not a Preprint Server? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
An overview of recent events and the current state of preprints in the scholarly communications landscape. The post The Stars Are Aligning for Preprints appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Spring has sprung, and we're taking a few days off. The post Spring Break appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
It may seem as if it would be difficult to defend or justify a blatant piracy operation like Sci-Hub. But it can be done, if you’re willing to overlook certain facts and advance certain tenuous moral arguments. The post Four Ways of Rationalizing Infringement: or, How to Defend a Pirate appeared first on The Scholarly…
What constitutes peer review of a data set? The post What Constitutes Peer Review of Data? A Survey of Peer Review Guidelines appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.