Raymond Pun, Sai Deng, and Guoying (Grace) Liu on the challenge of advocating for diversity, equity and inclusion within scholarly communications when your own institution isn’t “there” yet. The post Guest Post: Pushing for Equity and Diversity in Scholarship through Open Access: Lessons Learned and Perspective from the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) appeared first…
With a lawsuit filed last week Pen America, Penguin Random House, authors, and parents began fighting book bans. Other publishers should help. The post The Publishing Community Should More Actively Oppose Book Bans appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Read what Chefs Angela Cochran and Alice Meadows (respectively) have to say about the recent ISMPP conference and RDA 20th Plenary Meeting in today's Smorgasbord The post Smorgasbord: Trends from Spring 2023 Meetings and Conferences (Part Two) appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
As co-host of the Scholarly Communication Podcast, I've spent the last six months speaking with university press publishers and small to mid-size commercial book publishers. Here's what I've learned. The post 10 Trends I Observed Interviewing 10 Publishing Executives About the Future of Academic Books appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Today, Avi Staiman officially joins us as a regular contributor in The Scholarly Kitchen. The post Welcoming a New Chef in the Kitchen, Avi Staiman appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The experiences of the Society for Scholarly Publishing DEIA committee can inform DEIA efforts throughout our industry. Here Rebecca Kirk, Allison Leung, and Shaina Lange present key lessons learned. The post Guest Post — Accelerating DEIA — Lessons from the Society for Scholarly Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Stephanie Lovegrove Hansen sat down with the Co-Chairs of the SSP's Annual Meeting Program Committee to learn more about the event and what we can look forward to. The post Ask the Co-Chairs: A Look at the 2023 SSP Annual Meeting appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A.J. Boston offers a route for managing closed access e-serials in a way that finds the best value for libraries, the most content for users, keeps publishers solvent, and experiments on behalf of equity. The post Guest Post – Manifesto for a New Read Deal appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Today's post looks at loosely coupled software and services that together could be used to create a modular library system. What are the merits, and flaws, of such an approach and what can libraries (and technology providers) do to remedy some of the less desired effects of such strategies? The post Guest Post — Do…
Why is the unified dream of library software still so strong among the library community? In an ever more diverse library landscape, why do we still envision and talk about THE library system? And what are the alternatives? The post Guest Post — Do Libraries Still Dream Unified Dreams? Part 1 appeared first on The…