PubMed is found to contain predatory journals and publishers, likely reflecting a long-term and broader problem, which only adds to the confusion about what exactly PubMed represents at this point. The post A Confusion of Journals — What Is PubMed Now? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Today sees the launch of Metadata 2020, a new initiative to improve research metadata by increasing our understanding of its value, and engaging with the community to ensure it's fit for purpose. Led by Crossref and supported by individuals and organizations across all of scholarly communications, participation is open to all. Find out more, including…
As Sci-Hub has grown, it has come to play a larger and larger role in scholarly communications overall. At this time its presence can be felt in the background of every major strategic situation publishers face. The post Sci-Hub Moves to the Center of the Ecosystem appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
We're taking the last week of summer off. To hold you over, a brief book review, some rare concert footage and some musings on memory and storytelling. The post The End of Summer and Musings on Nostalgia in an Age of Abundance appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A look at bioluminescent creatures of the deep. The post Underwater Fireworks via Bioluminescence appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Revisiting Kent Anderson's 2016 post on the ever-increasing costs of digital publishing. The post Revisiting: Why Technology Will Not Get Cheaper appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Revisiting Joe Esposito's 2014 piece on the competition among journal publishers to acquire the rights to professional society publications. As the marketplace continues to consolidate, these pressures have only increased. The post Revisiting: The Arms Race in Journals Publishing Heats Up appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The recent attempt by China to censor scholarship points to a growing set of challenges in information dissemination. Blaming the publisher obscures these issues. The post The Walls Around Us — Why Cambridge University Press’ Predicament Demands Attention appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Use of printed books in large North American research libraries is falling even faster than we think. The post Less Than Meets the Eye: Print Book Use Is Falling Faster in Research Libraries appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Finally something important an ebook can do! The post Hypnotically Animated Textbook Covers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.