Elizabeth Gadd takes a look at the contradictions between scholarly culture and copyright culture, and the cognitive dissonance created. The post Guest Post — Academics and Copyright Ownership: Ignorant, Confused or Misled? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Former Scottish publisher of the year wrote to its authors at the beginning of October, encouraging them to buy back their own booksA liquidator has been appointed for the troubled publisher Freight Books, a one-time star of the Scottish publishing scene that was named Scottish publisher of the year in 2015.According to documents filed at…
Franklin Foer's new book is a bracing account of the current information economy, the monopolies and motivations at its heart, and the weakening of democratized knowledge. The post Book Review — “World Without Mind,” by Franklin Foer appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
New York, NY (October 27, 2017): Open Road Integrated Media (OR/M) announced today that Jon Fine, a legal and business strategist for digital media startups and traditional publishers, will join OR/M as Senior Vice President and Publisher effective Monday October 30. Previously Fine spent nine years at Amazon as General Counsel, Vice President Business Development…
Witness one small print provider’s transformation to an all-encompassing book printing operation with double the production speeds, a 50% capacity and volume increase, and unprecedented heights in print quality. All achieved thanks to a steadfast commitment to next-generation technology and automation.
A former Google employee explains the tricks that online companies use to manipulate users and suggests there's a better way. The post “Technology is Not Neutral” — How Online Companies Manipulate Billions of Minds appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Mark Halperin, the co-author of 'Game Change' and former ABC news political director, has been dropped by his publisher, Penguin, after stories surfaced that Halperin sexually harassed a number of women while at ABC.
Each November for the past 18 years, thousands of writers have taken the National Novel Writing Month challenge, creating a 50,000-word novel draft in 30 days.
As book publishers build relationships with their readers through D2C sales and marketing, they must embrace new tech that supports nimble content development, data management, and conversion tools. We've launched an executive summit dedicated to helping marketers sort through these technologies. It's called FUSE Enterprise: The Convergence of Technology & Branded Content and it's happening Nov. 27-28 in Philadelphia. Click to learn more.
Librarian Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe offers thoughts on where the ongoing clash between scholarly publishers and ResearchGate may end up. The post Guest Post — Does ResearchGate Emerge Unscathed, or Even Strengthened? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Jocelyn Dawson and Rebecca McLeod gather together helpful advice for recruiting and maintaining a more diverse workforce in publishing. The post Guest Post — “Essential and Existential”: The Work of Equity and Inclusion in Scholarly Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Bloomsbury to publish Great British Bake Off judge’s A Baker’s Life, accompanied by new four-part TV series, in NovemberBloomsbury, the publisher of Paul Hollywood’s new book, A Baker’s Life, is predicting it will be one of the bestsellers this Christmas, thanks in part to the successful reinvention of The Great British Bake Off.Hollywood’s latest book…
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…
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.
Book covers have long been a source of artistic quality and, in the age of Kindle, are reintroducing more and more of us to the pleasures of traditional reading• Click here to view of gallery of of images from The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920-1970When the essayist and caricaturist Sir Max Beerbohm learned in 1949 that…
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.