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Guest Post – Starting a Novel Software Journal within the Existing Scholarly Publishing Ecosystem: Technical and Social Lessons
May 6, 2021 at 5:30 am

The Journal of Open Source Software was designed from scratch using the principles of open source and software design practices. This has both advantages and disadvantages, particularly with respect to elements of the traditional scholarly publishing ecosystem. The post Guest Post – Starting a Novel Software Journal within the Existing Scholarly Publishing Ecosystem: Technical and…

Guest Post — Space and Grace in Open Access Publishing
May 5, 2021 at 5:30 am

We should strive for open but also be realistic about the options truly available to researchers and discuss them transparently and honestly. The post Guest Post — Space and Grace in Open Access Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Experiences Behind the Data: Making Human Sense of Pandemic Usage Reports
May 4, 2021 at 5:30 am

As publishers and librarians draw conclusions from the last year of usage data, we must look to qualitative analysis to round out the picture of the human conditions behind the quantitative trends. The post Experiences Behind the Data: Making Human Sense of Pandemic Usage Reports appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Revisiting: The Problem with Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity
May 3, 2021 at 5:30 am

Today we revisit Geraldine Cochran's 2018 post, which offers a chance to understand the differences between the words "diversity", "inclusion", and "equity", and how that understanding can make our efforts toward progress more effective. The post Revisiting: The Problem with Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

New Open Access Business Models — What’s Needed to Make Them Work?
April 28, 2021 at 5:30 am

A look at a session from last week's CHORUS Forum that discussed new open access business models -- what does it take to make them work? The post New Open Access Business Models — What’s Needed to Make Them Work? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Guest Post — Building the Last Mile: A Plan for Bringing the Expanding Universe of Digital Primary Sources into Classrooms
April 27, 2021 at 5:30 am

Getting digitized primary source materials into the classroom requires an open dialogue among researchers, teachers, and archivists. A workshop from historians of business shows how. The post Guest Post — Building the Last Mile: A Plan for Bringing the Expanding Universe of Digital Primary Sources into Classrooms appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Revisiting: Governance and the Not-for-profit Publisher
April 26, 2021 at 5:30 am

How can not-for-profit organizations outcompete their commercial rivals? Revisiting Joe Esposito's 2011 post that lays out a blueprint for success. The post Revisiting: Governance and the Not-for-profit Publisher appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.