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Carving Out a Content Discovery Strategy
February 1, 2017 at 5:30 am

Publishers often struggle to keep pace with content discovery demands. Emerald’s user-centered discoverability strategy provides some important lessons in how publishers might adopt a more deliberate, evidence-based approach to facilitating scholarly information seeking and retrieval. The post Carving Out a Content Discovery Strategy appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Scientific Publishing in a Time of Political Assaults
January 31, 2017 at 5:30 am

With recent political upheaval sparking activism among scientists, librarians, and educators, where do publishers fit? What are they doing? What should they do? The post Scientific Publishing in a Time of Political Assaults appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

COUNTER Prepares Release 5 of its Code of Practice
January 30, 2017 at 5:30 am

An interview with the team behind the new Release 5 of the COUNTER Code of Practice. The post COUNTER Prepares Release 5 of its Code of Practice appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

The Rise and Fall of Comic Sans
January 27, 2017 at 5:30 am

Meet the man who designed the digital age's most vilified font. The post The Rise and Fall of Comic Sans appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Ask The Chefs: What Is The Value Of A Master’s In Publishing?
January 26, 2017 at 5:30 am

Does a Master's in Publishing make someone a more desirable candidate for a publishing job? Will that degree make them more successful if hired? See what the Chefs and our guest contributors say! The post Ask The Chefs: What Is The Value Of A Master’s In Publishing? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Diversity in the Open Access Movement, Part 2: Differing Goals
January 24, 2017 at 5:30 am

What, if anything, should be done about the fact that the Open Access movement embraces not only a variety of definitions of the term "open access," but also a diversity of visions as to what constitutes an acceptable future for access to scholarship? The post Diversity in the Open Access Movement, Part 2: Differing Goals…

Diversity in the Open Access Movement, Part 1: Differing Definitions
January 23, 2017 at 5:30 am

Fifteen years after the term was coined, we still don't have a single agreed-upon definition of Open Access (OA). What are the implications of this diversity of views within the OA movement, and how much does it really matter? The post Diversity in the Open Access Movement, Part 1: Differing Definitions appeared first on The…

Machine Learning Explained
January 20, 2017 at 5:30 am

A short video from the University of Oxford explains the concept of machine learning. The post Machine Learning Explained appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.