An inspirational talk by the National Book Foundation's Lisa Lucas. The post Why Books Will Always Matter appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
New detailed assessments of journals in the Global South will provide reassurance to authors and readers and guide editors on how to improve their journals. The post New Assessment Process Boosts Credibility of Developing-world Journals appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
I’m delighted to announce the addition of a new voice in The Scholarly Kitchen, Siân Harris. Siân is the Publications and Engagement Manager at INASP, an international development organization that supports the production, sharing and use of research and knowledge […] The post Welcoming a New Chef in the Kitchen: Siân Harris appeared first on…
Scholarly publishers are already doing much to make government funded research as free as possible as soon as it is published. Why do we need a law to enact what is already taking shape? Robert Harington suggests it comes down to politics. The post Science, Publishing and Government Bills: Fair Access to Science and Technology…
The genetics testing copany 23andme presents an interesting example of a new kind of data publishing. The post Publishing the 23andMe Way, Part One: Building the Database appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Sara Rouhi from Altmetric reflects on the biases of the "research industrial complex”. The post Guest Post — When Metrics and Politics Collide: Reflections on Peer Review, the JIF and Our Current Political Moment appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
To round out Peer Review Week 2017, here's a brief summary of some key takeaways from this year's Peer Review Congress, held every four years. The post Seven Things I Learned at the Eighth International Peer Review Congress appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Continuing our Peer Review Week celebrations, we asked representatives from three very different organizations - the American Historical Association, BioMed Central and The Royal Society - to share their thoughts on the evolution of peer review for journals from its beginnings through the present and into the future. The post Journals Peer Review: Past, Present,…
Designed to identify individuals who might be gaming their h-index score, the s-index may do more harm than good. The post Do We Need A Self-Citation Index? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
What kind of peer review is developing to evaluate long-form digital scholarship? A view from AAUP press editors. The post Does Born-Digital Mean Rethinking Peer Review? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.