Use of printed books in large North American research libraries is falling even faster than we think. The post Less Than Meets the Eye: Print Book Use Is Falling Faster in Research Libraries appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Finally something important an ebook can do! The post Hypnotically Animated Textbook Covers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A new initiative has been launched to define best practices for simplifying transfer of submitted manuscripts across publishers and systems. The post MECA – A New Manuscript Exchange initiative appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Is access to the research paper really the same thing as access to the research results themselves? What about patents on publicly funded research? Revisiting a 2013 post to re-examine these questions. The post Revisiting: Is Access to the Research Paper the Same Thing as Access to the Research “Results”? appeared first on The Scholarly…
Conflicts of interest and corporate-funded research have expanded, with journals increasingly used by mega-corporations to advance their initiatives. What will this mean for scholarly publishing? The post Trust Falls — Are We In a New Phase of Corporate Research? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Robert Harington reviews a delightful new book that reminds you of how delightful our publishing world can be. Printer’s Error: Irreverent Stories From Publishing History by Rebecca Romney and J. P. Romney. The post Book Review: Printer’s Error: Irreverent Stories From Book History appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
When battling dragons, proper grammar is a must. The post Game of Thrones, Copyeditor’s Edition appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Editorial excellence? Agility? Data analytics? Customer focus? UI/UX? What are the most critical core competencies for publishers today? We asked the Chefs and we'd like your answer too! The post Ask The Chefs: If You Were Starting A Publishing Operation Today, Which Core Competencies Would You Consider Critical? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A recent book took aim at accelerating administrative demands and the internalized expectation of measurable productivity that have eroded the quality of academic life and work. Is there a corollary for scholarly publishing? The post Pace Intellectual: Could Publishing Embrace Slow? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The superficial distinction between non-profits and for-profits bears scrutiny. What are the true differences? Is either structure innately superior? The post Beyond Labels — Does the Type of Business Matter? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.