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Ask The Chefs: If You Were Starting A Publishing Operation Today, Which Core Competencies Would You Consider Critical?
August 10, 2017 at 5:30 am

Editorial excellence? Agility? Data analytics? Customer focus? UI/UX? What are the most critical core competencies for publishers today? We asked the Chefs and we'd like your answer too! The post Ask The Chefs: If You Were Starting A Publishing Operation Today, Which Core Competencies Would You Consider Critical? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Pace Intellectual: Could Publishing Embrace Slow?
August 9, 2017 at 5:30 am

A recent book took aim at accelerating administrative demands and the internalized expectation of measurable productivity that have eroded the quality of academic life and work. Is there a corollary for scholarly publishing? The post Pace Intellectual: Could Publishing Embrace Slow? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Beyond Labels — Does the Type of Business Matter?
August 8, 2017 at 5:30 am

The superficial distinction between non-profits and for-profits bears scrutiny. What are the true differences? Is either structure innately superior? The post Beyond Labels — Does the Type of Business Matter? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Changing the Culture in Scholarly Communications
August 7, 2017 at 5:30 am

Changing the culture is the topic of this year's FORCE2017 conference in October. It's typically not a priority, in scholarly communications or in business - but it should be... The post Changing the Culture in Scholarly Communications appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Design Matters: How an Audio Illusion Adds Tension
August 4, 2017 at 5:30 am

The Shepard Tone is an audio illusion that hightens tension in the listener. The post Design Matters: How an Audio Illusion Adds Tension appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

What Does Transparent Peer Review Mean and Why is it Important?
August 3, 2017 at 5:30 am

The theme of this year's Peer Review Week is transparency in peer review. Learn what the four speakers at the September 12 PRW panel session on this topic think this means and why it's important. The post What Does Transparent Peer Review Mean and Why is it Important? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Elsevier Acquires bepress
August 2, 2017 at 11:03 am

In a move entirely consistent with its strategy to pivot beyond content licensing, Elsevier has acquired bepress, the institutional repository provider. The post Elsevier Acquires bepress appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

The Multifarious Book
August 1, 2017 at 5:30 am

The book is asked to perform many tasks, some of which are not necessarily the best use of the book format, whether in print or electronically. The long-form text, which may be print or digital, is a different matter, and is likely to remain with us and be called "a book" for some time to…

The One-Percent Club For Top-Cited Papers
July 31, 2017 at 5:30 am

As an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor, editors propose an index that measures highly cited papers. The post The One-Percent Club For Top-Cited Papers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Richard Feynman on the Scientific Method
July 28, 2017 at 5:30 am

Richard Feynman, in 1964, explains how science works. The post Richard Feynman on the Scientific Method appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.