When the University of Michigan was forced to disconnect from the internet last week, it resulted in disruptions to several key services it provides to the broader research community, such as the University of Michigan Press, HathiTrust, and ICPSR. What can we learn from this experience?
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Posted in academy owned infrastructure, Amazon Web Services, Business Models, Cloud, commercial infrastructure, downtime, Infrastructure, openaccess, outages, preservation, research, Shared Infrastructure, technology, University of Michigan, University of Michigan Press |
Revisiting a post from 2017: Several services aim to gather all publications comprehensively. Who has all the content?
Revisiting: Who Has All The Content? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Academia.edu, Article Galaxy, Bing, Business Models, CCC, CHORUS, CLOCKSS, Commerce, content discovery, CrossCheck, DeepDyve, discovery, EBSCO, Economics, EDS, Google, google scholar, iThenticate, Mendeley, OCLC, OCUL, openaccess, personalized discovery, Portico, preservation, Primo, ProQuest, PubMed, RefWorks, ReprintsDesk, ResearchGATE, RightFind, Scholar's Portal, Sci-Hub, SHARE, Summon, technology, Turnitin, Zotero |
Today, Clarivate has installed Bar Veinstein as president for Academic and Government, a move that should bring renewed focus to the product portfolio, writes Roger C. Schonfeld.
Will New Clarivate Leadership Yield a Renewed Focus on Its Products? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Alma, Andy Snyder, Bar Veinstein, Business Models, Clarivate, digital science, discovery, elsevier, Jonathan Gear, Leadership, Metrics and Analytics, openaccess, Organizational Management, ProQuest, Web of Science |
In this moment of success for open access advocacy, Roger C. Schonfeld proposes that the academic library not take responsibility for implementing open access mandates. The first of several scenarios we will consider.
Is the Library Responsible for Open Access Compliance? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in big deal, Compliance, Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, libraries, Nelson memo, Open Access, openaccess, OSTP memo, Read and Publish, transformative agreements, University of California |
Much of the scholarly publishing sector has already experienced a flight to scale. Today, Roger Schonfeld asks: Is a major consolidation among humanities and social sciences publishers coming next?
Will Humanities and Social Sciences Publishing Consolidate? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Books, Brill, Business Models, DeGruyter, Economics, market consolidation, Mergers and acquisitions, openaccess, Research Societies, SAGE Publications, Taylor & Francis, university press, Wiley, World of Tomorrow |
The OSTP Nelson Memo has caused quite a stir in scholarly communication circles. Today, Roger Schonfeld asks, how will academia handle the zero embargo?
How Will Academia Handle the Zero Embargo? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Silverchair, which provides vital digital infrastructure for the publishing sector, will remain independent (for now, at least) as a result of new majority ownership by private equity.
Keeping Publishing Infrastructure Independent appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Revisiting a 2017 post looking at how, due to the slowing growth of content licensing, sophisticated content providers are building businesses supporting researcher workflow and university business processes.
Revisiting: When is a Publisher not a Publisher? Cobbling Together the Pieces to Build a Workflow Business appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Today, Judy Verses starts as Elsevier’s President for Academic and Government, completing CEO Kumsal Bayazit’s market-based leadership structure for platform-driven corporate strategy.
A Reorganization at Elsevier appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Elsevier intends to acquire Interfolio, the provider of researcher career management services. This deal could offer a lift to Elsevier in its competition with the new Clarivate — if Elsevier can integrate Interfolio effectively.
Elsevier to Acquire Interfolio appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Today, Roger Schonfeld interviews Martha Sedgwick, SAGE’s vice president for Product Innovation, about its recent acquisitions and strategic directions.
SAGE’s Strategic Investments: An Interview with Martha Sedgwick appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Today, Roger C. Schonfeld argues that Clarivate’s acquisition of ProQuest, which was completed last week, is another second-order consequence of open access.
The New Clarivate Science: A Second-Order Consequence of Open Access appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Roger Schonfeld argues that openness and politicization together have enabled public trust in science to erode. And science is insufficiently trustworthy. The scholarly communication sector must not ignore this situation.
Is Scientific Communication Fit for Purpose? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Today we feature an interview with Darrell W. Gunter, the editor of a new book on Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI.
Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI: An Interview with Darrell Gunter appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Clarivate to Acquire ProQuest: analysis by Roger Schonfeld
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