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Building Healthy Online Communities — An Interview with Rachel Happe
October 24, 2017 at 5:30 am

Community management has become a key part of social media and online publishing, whether we realize it or not. In this interview, an expert in the fields shares some views of how organizations can benefit from a more singular focus. The post Building Healthy Online Communities — An Interview with Rachel Happe appeared first on…

Who Owns Digital Science?
October 23, 2017 at 5:30 am

In the shift beyond content licensing and towards supporting researcher workflow, Elsevier has few competitors. A key question is whether Digital Science and SpringerNature should be understood strategically as one company, or two. Who owns Digital Science? The post Who Owns Digital Science? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Ask The Chefs: Where Does Open Access Go From Here?
October 20, 2017 at 5:30 am

Publishers, librarians, researchers, and funders all have a stake in Open Access. What happens next? See what the Chefs have to say. The post Ask The Chefs: Where Does Open Access Go From Here? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Retirement Wave To Hit Academic Librarianship
October 19, 2017 at 5:30 am

Like other greying professions, demographic data for ARL libraries warn us of a breaking wave of retirements but may paint an unrealistic picture of what the beach will look like after the surf has settled. The post Retirement Wave To Hit Academic Librarianship appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Transforming Research, in the Face of Uncertainty, Scarcity, and Bias
October 18, 2017 at 5:30 am

Last week's Transforming Research conference in Baltimore, MD, gathered a range of speakers across the academic and professional spectrum. Charlie Rapple highlights some of the new research that was shared, and draws out some of the prevalent themes. The post Transforming Research, in the Face of Uncertainty, Scarcity, and Bias appeared first on The Scholarly…

Guest Post — JATS4R: Optimizing the Reusability of Scholarly Content
October 17, 2017 at 5:30 am

Canadian Science Publishing's Mary Seligy provides a primer on standards, XML and JATS4R, which is driving improved reusability of scholarly content. The post Guest Post — JATS4R: Optimizing the Reusability of Scholarly Content appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Difficulty In Finding Reviewers Taints Editorial Decisions
October 16, 2017 at 5:30 am

Journal editors are more likely to reject papers when they experience trouble recruiting reviewers, reports a new study. The post Difficulty In Finding Reviewers Taints Editorial Decisions appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

New York’s Only Volcano
October 13, 2017 at 5:30 am

A visit to a volcano simulator. The post New York’s Only Volcano appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

The Facebooking of Scholarly Research
October 12, 2017 at 5:30 am

The search tools and social networks we increasingly rely on are all dependent on advertising-based business models. What does this mean for scholarly communication? The post The Facebooking of Scholarly Research appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.