Institutional and consumer markets are becoming more closely linked because of Amazon's powerful value proposition, making it necessary for academic book publishers to create consumer services of their own. The post Rival Ecosystems: The Increasingly Porous Boundary between Institutional and Consumer Markets appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Donald Samulack offers thoughts on typesetting, design, font choice and how the brain processes information to create meaning. The post Guest Post: Reflections on Text and Language Perception, and the Ramifications for Publishing Workflows appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
For social science and humanities researchers in many parts of the world there are significant barriers to conducting and sharing research, in some cases more so than for science and medicine. In this guest post, Dr. Naveen Minai provides a perspective as a gender studies researcher in Pakistan. The post Guest Post: Challenges for Academics…
Library consortia are taking stronger positions with scholarly publishers, not just in Europe but in North America as well. In this interview, Roger Schonfeld speaks with Kimberly Armstrong about BTAA's principles, concerns, and tactics. The post Advocating for Change by Limiting New Business: An Interview with BTAA’s Kimberly Armstrong appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A collection of Scholarly Kitchen posts about Predatory Publishing. The post Revisiting: Six Years of Predatory Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
We all know that our community -- and our society -- face major challenges around diversity and inclusion. Many of us are committed to tackling these challenges at the individual level, but what are organizations doing? In this interview, Vicky Williams, CEO of Emerald Publishing, shares their experiences of addressing diversity and inclusion as a…
A look at movie poster typography, and how one typeface became the standard. The post Design Matters: How One Typeface Came to Dominate Movie Posters appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Leann Wilson and Marshall Poe revisit the idea of a unified online books platform for scholarly works. The post Guest Post: Scholarly Books Unbound: A Portal for Brainy Books appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
We can be certain that, if Elsevier asserts its obvious platform advantages, there is no data firewall that can protect other publishers from Elsevier’s strategic advance. The post Advancing an Integrated Vertical Stack of Publication Services? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Thanks to a major new international research study, it's no longer possible to pretend that predatory journals are not a serious problem that needs serious attention. The question is: do we have the will to confront it? The post Denialism on the Rocks: It Just Got a Lot Harder to Pretend that Predatory Publishing Doesn’t…