Noted journalist and scholarly communication observer Richard Poynder explains why he has given up on the open access movement.
Where Did the Open Access Movement Go Wrong?: An Interview with Richard Poynder appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Advocacy, Budapest Open Access Initiative, Business Models, Controversial Topics, Economics, failure of OA, Interview, libraries, oa, Open Access, openaccess, Policy, Poynder, Richard Poynder, World of Tomorrow |
The intended beneficiary of public access is “the American public,” and we need so much more than access to the biomedical literature.
The Problem at the Heart of Public Access appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
We asked the Chefs for their thoughts on the Biden Administration’s Executive Order on “Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence.”
Ask The Chefs: The US Executive Order on Artificial Intelligence appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Nicko Goncharoff presents an overview of the STM/CUJS China Symposium and offers key takeaways, including China’s increasing concern over APCs and Gold OA costs, divergent views on research integrity, and better routes to cooperation.
Guest Post: Mind the Gap – Understanding China’s Perspective on Research Integrity and Open Access appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in APCs, Business Models, CAS, China, Chinese researchers, CNPIEC, early warning lists, Gold OA, journal warning lists, oa, Open Access, openaccess, OSPC, Policy, reasonable APC, research integrity, STM Association, transformative agreements, World of Tomorrow |
A mixed bag post from us — can you separate out the significance of research results from their validity? What will the collapse of the Humanities mean for scholarly publishing writ large? And a new draft set of recommended practices for communicating retractions, removals, and expressions of concern.
Smorgasbord: eLife and Significance vs. Accuracy, The Collapse of the Humanities, and a new NISO Draft on Retractions Standards appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in accuracy, Advocacy, Authority, authors, best practices, call to action, Controversial Topics, eLife, humanities, innovation, Metrics and Analytics, NISO, openaccess, Peer review, Policy, Reading, research, Research Assessment, retractions, significance, Social Role, STEM versus Humanities, University of West Virginia, World of Tomorrow |
Here I propose a framework for a Voluntary Contribution Transaction system to recognize the voluntary contributions in the scholarly workflow and to give tangible benefits to the volunteers.
Building a Voluntary Contribution Transaction System appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Advocacy, Business Models, Commerce, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, Economics, Infrastructure, openaccess, Policy, World of Tomorrow |
Today we publish “Insights into developments in European Open Education institutional policymaking” report. Drawing on insights from leading policymakers, participants of the 2021 and 2022 SPARC Europe Open Education surveys, and […]
HOT OFF THE PRESS: “Insights into developments in European Open Education institutional policymaking appeared first on SPARC Europe.
An appeals court has ruled that it is unconstitutional for the government to require deposit of published works in the Library of Congress
Appeals Court Rules That Library of Congress Can No Longer Require Deposit of Published Works appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in authors, Books, Controversial Topics, copyright, copyright registration, Economics, ethics, Historical, libraries, Library of Congress, openaccess, Policy, preservation, Publishing, u.s. copyright office |
Coinciding with the launch of Healthcare Information for All’s global community survey, Alice Meadows interviews their Global Coordinator, Neil Pakenham-Walsh, about his organization’s work to ensure equitable access to reliable healthcare information for everyone.
Universal Access to Reliable Healthcare Information: An Interview with Neil Pakenham-Walsh of HIFA appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, equity, Health care, Healthcare Information for All, HIFA, Information, openaccess, Policy, WHO, World Health Organization |
The STM Association has launched an SDG roadmap. It is a list of suggested steps to provide inspiration and pathways to navigate the sustainability initiatives and actions that publishers and societies can undertake.
Guest Post — Navigating the Sustainability Landscape: A New STM Roadmap Provides a Guide to Embedding Sustainability in Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Advocacy, openaccess, Policy, Publishers Compact, roadmap, SDG Publishers Compact, SDGs, Social Role, STM, STM Association, Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals, World of Tomorrow |
Why are companies so effective at ruining slang?
What is Slang and How Does it Die? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The Nelson Memo is being contested. Will the incumbents of the scholarly publishing world stand up for the Memo and fight for its funding?
Guest Post — The Nelson Memo and Public Access are Under Attack – Will Powerful Incumbents Come to its Rescue? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Advocacy, APCs, appropriations, Business Models, Congress, Controversial Topics, Frontiers, House of Representatives, Nelson memo, NIST, Open Access, openaccess, opts, OSTP memo, Policy, public access, Social Role |
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe provides a current refresh on the open access (OA) funding landscape, and more specifically on the 2022 White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Nelson Memo.
SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast Episode 14: Open Access Update- A Run-Down of the OSTP Nelson Memo with Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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 |