With a lawsuit filed last week Pen America, Penguin Random House, authors, and parents began fighting book bans. Other publishers should help.
The Publishing Community Should More Actively Oppose Book Bans appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in AAP, Advocacy, Association of American Publishers, authors, book banning, book bans, Books, Controversial Topics, education, ethics, First Amendment, Human Rights and Liberties, intellectual freedom, Island Trees Union Free School District v. Pico, judiciary, libraries, National Coalition Against Censorship, openaccess, Pen America, Pico, Policy, rights, school districts, school libraries, Social Role, Supreme Court, Supreme Court of the United States |
Data quality and record keeping are going to grow in importance as a result of AI applications.
Swimming in the AI Data Lake: Why Disclosure and Versions of Record Are More Important than Ever appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in AI, Artificial Intelligence, Authority, bias, canoes, ChatGPT, Data, data quality, Infrastructure, innovation, LLMs, openaccess, Policy, racial bias, swimming, technology, Tools |
Researchers write articles for a primary audience of peers. Open access has expanded the actual distribution. What to do about the growing mismatch?
Intended Audience and Actual Distribution: A Growing Mismatch? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Accessibility, authors, comprehension, funders, integrity, lay persons, Marketing, mismatches, Open Access, openaccess, Policy, public access, Reading, research, Trust, User Experience |
Open access is public access. With the Nelson OSTP memo as a catalyst for Green-via-Gold, will we still need agency repositories?
The Double-Cost of Green-via-Gold appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Business Models, gold, green, green-via-gold, green-via-paywall, Holdren Memo, Nelson memo, Open Access, openaccess, OSTP, Policy |
Looking at five ‘lines’ that the publishing industry has broadly agreed upon, but that now we are finding ourselves crossing.
Drawing Lines to Cross Them: How Publishers are Moving Beyond Established Norms appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, Clarivate, Controversial Topics, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, ethics, grey literature, impact factor, Metrics, Metrics and Analytics, openaccess, paper mills, Peer review, Policy, preprints, Russia, SDGs, Social Role, sociology, Sustainable Development Goals, Ukraine |
Avi Staiman discusses the value that ChatGPT can bring to scholarly communication, particularly leveling the playing field for English as an Additional Language authors.
Guest Post — Academic Publishers Are Missing the Point on ChatGPT appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in authors, authorship, ChatGPT, Controversial Topics, deia, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, EAL, ghostwriters, ghostwriting, language, LLMs, openaccess, Policy, technology, Tools, World of Tomorrow |
Part three of a three-part series aims to discuss the topic of advancing accessibility within scholarly communication with the focus of digital accessibility.
Guest Post — Advancing Accessibility in Scholarly Publishing: Recommendations for Digital Accessibility Best Practices appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Accessibility, Advocacy, C4DISC, Commerce, deia, design, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, Economics, Infrastructure, legal requirements, openaccess, Organizational Management, Policy, Social Role, Technologies, technology, Tools, Usability, World of Tomorrow |
Haseeb Irfanullah looks at the various activities being taken by publishing organizations to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
How are Publishing Associations Leading the Way to Meet the SDGs? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Advocacy, ALPSP, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, EASE, ethics, IPA, openaccess, Policy, publisher associations, SDGs, Social Role, Society for Scholarly Publishing, STM, Sustainable Development Goals, UN, World of Tomorrow |
Why are national PID strategies having a moment, and why should you care? Find out in today’s post by Alice Meadows.
Why PID Strategies Are Having A Moment — And Why You Should Care appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Australia, Canada, Crosssref, data publishing, Datacite, discovery, DOI, Economics, Handles, IGSN, Infrastructure, ISNI, openaccess, ORCID, persistent identifiers, PIDs, Policy, RAiD, RDA, research infrastructure, ROR, RRID, technology, Tools, UK. |
The President of the American Nuclear Society explains why the Nelson Memo may cause trepidation but bring opportunity.
Guest Post — “We are ready to move forward”: A Professional Society’s Route to Open Access appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in American Nuclear Society, ANS, Business Models, F1000, Nelson memo, oa, Open Access, openaccess, OSTP, Policy, Research Societies |
New arrangements planned in Texas and India move us away from a universal transition to OA, and back towards the Big Deal.
Return of the Big Deal: Developments in Texas and India appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in big deal, Business Models, Colleges and Universities, Commerce, Controversial Topics, copyright, Economics, Experimentation, Government Policy, India, Open Access, openaccess, Policy, Texas, World of Tomorrow |
Iain Hrynaszkiewicz discusses PLOS’s Open Science Indicators initiatives and shares initial results.
Guest Post – How Do We Measure Success for Open Science? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in author experience, data publishing, Experimentation, Infrastructure, innovation, Open Access, open data, open science, openaccess, plos, Policy, World of Tomorrow |
Thoughts on open access (OA) from the perspectives of both the publisher and library communities at the Charleston Meeting.
Some Observations from Charleston (Open Access Edition): appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in APCs, Business Models, Charleston Conference, green-by-gold, libraries, Nelson memo, Open Access, open access policy, openaccess, opts, Policy, S2O, Subscribe To Open |
Funder guidance is too vague when it comes to identifiers and metadata. It needs to get specific to be effective.
We All Know What We Mean, Can We Just Put It In The Policy? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in CrossRef, D, Datacite, Digital Object Identifier (DOI), GRID, identifiers, identifiers ORCID, IGSN, Infrastructure, ISNI, metadata, Metrics and Analytics, name identification, NISO, Open Access, openaccess, ORCID, OSTP, OSTP memo, Pareto Principle, persistent identifiers, PID graph, PIDs, Policy, public policy, Ringgold, ROR, technology |
On the occasion of the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Haseeb Md. Irfanullah explores scholarly publishers’ role in tackling climate crisis.
Climate Action: Are We Committed Enough? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.