A not-for-profit library collaborative, the Digital Public Library of America, laid off six members of its small team and is announcing a strategic pivot. What are some of the broader lessons that we can learn about innovation and collaboration in the scholarly communications sector? The post Learning Lessons from DPLA appeared first on The Scholarly…
An interview with Impactstory's Jason Priem about their new tool, Get The Research. The post Get The Research: Impactstory Announces a New Science-Finding Tool for the General Public appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
An artist models the universe at 1/190 millionth scale. The post The Size of Things: Now with Context appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Finding common cause in the scholarly communications community is vital if we are to provide our researchers with the support they need to solve the world's problems, says Alice Meadows, in today's post. The post Better Together appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Publishers and research funders both want open data, but active collaboration on policy is a rarity. The people behind a new (collaborative) data policy at the Belmont Forum share their experiences. The post Connecting Funder and Publisher Data Sharing Policies: An Interview with e-Infrastructures Group at the Belmont Forum appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
This week, CLOCKSS has announced its new Succession Plan, a key component of its preservation strategy. Today, Roger Schonfeld interviews CLOCKSS executive director Craig van Dyck about the announcement and other digital preservation issues. The post The New CLOCKSS Succession Plan: An Interview with Executive Director Craig Van Dyck appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Who has the most power to take choice away from authors? The post Open Access, Academic Freedom, and the Spectrum of Coercive Power appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Some fun short primer videos on proper experimental design and controls. The post Understanding Experimental Controls appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
TRANSPOSE is a new crowdsourced resource that seeks to reduce the uncertainty of journal policies by providing a clear, structured summary in one place. The post Guest Post: Help TRANSPOSE Bring Journal Policies into the Open appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The executive director of OhioLINK shares that consortium's experience instituting a statewide "inclusive access" textbook program--and with the criticism that has come their way as a result. (Part 2 of 2.) The post Affordable Learning Requires a Diverse Approach, Part 2: Applying Consortial Power to Leverage Student Savings appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.