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All the Details of the New York Public Library
February 15, 2019 at 5:30 am

A deep architectural dive into the remarkable New York Public Library. The post All the Details of the New York Public Library appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

NISO and NFAIS Announce Plans to Merge
February 14, 2019 at 5:30 am

NISO and NFAIS announced a planned merger yesterday, designed to better serve their members during a time of rapid change. The post NISO and NFAIS Announce Plans to Merge appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

A Brief History of History Responding to Open Access
February 13, 2019 at 5:30 am

History as a discipline has a history of responding to Open Access Initiatives. What can we learn from this history of history that could push faster, farther toward collaboratively designed and implemented OA? The post A Brief History of History Responding to Open Access appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Editorial Independence and Journal Ownership in the Age of Open Science
February 12, 2019 at 5:30 am

The editorial board for the Journal of Informetrics declared checkmate when they resigned over Elsevier's open access and open citations policies. Raising both practical and moral questions of journal ownership, the editors of Learning Publishing ask: What can this power move tell us about editorial ownership in the age of open science? The post Editorial…

Taking Stock of the Feedback on Plan S Implementation Guidance
February 11, 2019 at 5:30 am

With thousand of pages of feedback on the Plans S implementation guidance, what themes emerged that might guide next steps? By @lisalibrarian The post Taking Stock of the Feedback on Plan S Implementation Guidance appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Writing Styles, Roald Dahl, and Writing Huts
February 8, 2019 at 5:30 am

We all have our individual approaches to work. Here, author Roald Dahl offers a tour of his process and his backyard writing hut. The post Writing Styles, Roald Dahl, and Writing Huts appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

The Evolving Landscape of Research Access and its Impact on the Global South
February 7, 2019 at 5:30 am

Information access has an important role to play in tackling inequity in the global research and knowledge systems. But subscriptions to Northern journals are only part of the story for improving research equity in low- and middle-income-countries. The post The Evolving Landscape of Research Access and its Impact on the Global South appeared first on…

Data Transparency and Civil Engineers
February 6, 2019 at 5:30 am

Civil Engineers rely on data from a multitude of sources. Angela Cochran shares what ASCE has learned in the process of setting up Data Availability Statements as well as insights from a recent Ithaka S+R study on the subject. The post Data Transparency and Civil Engineers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

#PIDapalooza19: A Whole Lotta PIDs
February 5, 2019 at 5:30 am

The third PIDapalooza took place in Dublin in late January. Alice Meadows shares some of her thoughts on this festival of open identifiers. The post #PIDapalooza19: A Whole Lotta PIDs appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

When Does Enhancement Become Deceit? Advertising Food Tricks
February 1, 2019 at 5:30 am

Think science has issues with image manipulation? Wait till you see these advertising tricks used to make food look appetizing. The post When Does Enhancement Become Deceit? Advertising Food Tricks appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.