Scholarly

Can You Identify a Lower Case G?
April 6, 2018 at 5:30 am

Can you spot a correctly written looptail g? Some interesting results on how writing may influence reading. The post Can You Identify a Lower Case G? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Can Blockchain Withstand Skepticism? An Inquiry
April 5, 2018 at 5:30 am

The buzz around blockchain is mounting. But does it fit with scholarly publishing's incentives and practices? The post Can Blockchain Withstand Skepticism? An Inquiry appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

On Being Excluded: Testimonies by People of Color in Scholarly Publishing
April 4, 2018 at 5:30 am

These powerful testimonies, by people of color, about their experience of racism in scholarly publishing, clearly show that we have "a great deal of powerful and humbling work to do" to address racism and the white-dominated culture of our industry. The post On Being Excluded: Testimonies by People of Color in Scholarly Publishing appeared first…

Everything* You Always Wanted To Know About Blockchain (But Were Afraid To Ask)
April 3, 2018 at 5:30 am

Love it or loathe, blockchain is making the headlines everywhere! But what exactly is it? Does it really have a role to play in scholarly communications? If so, what and how? In this interview, Joris van Rossum (Digital Science) and Martijn Roelandse (Springer Nature) answer these questions and more. The post Everything* You Always Wanted…

Amazon Peer Review: Coming To A Preprint Near You
April 1, 2018 at 5:30 am

Starting today, anyone who visits the online retailer Amazon will soon be able to review manuscripts, just like pens, sneakers, and toiletry products. The post Amazon Peer Review: Coming To A Preprint Near You appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Dolly Parton: Champion of Literacy
March 30, 2018 at 5:30 am

You may know Dolly Parton as an amazing musician, but her greatest accomplishment may be the powerful literacy program she leads. The post Dolly Parton: Champion of Literacy appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.