Eleven years after the Open Discovery Initiative (ODI) launched, I wonder: How are ODI conformance statements helping to drive transparency and cross-sector improvements to web-scale library discovery services?
Rachel Helps, the Wikipedian-in-residence at the BYU libraries discusses the intersection of scholarly journals and Wikipedia.
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Chris Houghton discusses how digital archives and new tools are changing approaches for Digital Humanities researchers.
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A look back at Julie Zhu’s 2019 post that discusses publisher strategies and industry standards for tending to the “plumbing” of content discovery and access.
An SSP Meeting Session showing the results from publisher partnerships with Researchgate suggest the company is shifting from a source of potential infringement to a distribution channel that is being folded into more and more organizations.
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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.
The value of streaming video as a genre of scholarly communication is just being established. Today, Danielle Cooper and Dylan Ruediger profile the leading start-ups in this space.
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Mark Hahnel looks at the progress that’s been made toward open research data — what’s been achieved, what still needs work, and what happens next?
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A report from the 9th annual BioASQ workshop discussing the ongoing development and future of AI-based tools.
Does today’s news of Wiley etc. syndicating to ScienceDirect mean Elsevier is developing a supercontinent to compete with ResearchGate and Google Scholar?
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Today, Roger Schonfeld interviews Martha Sedgwick, SAGE’s vice president for Product Innovation, about its recent acquisitions and strategic directions.
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The ability to harvest and reuse publications metadata at scale is good for STEM journal articles but poor for monographs, with significant implications for RIM systems. Why is this so?
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Adeline Rosenberg offers a look into the value of providing plain language summaries in research papers, and the standards created for doing so.
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In 2014, Google created a disruption for both libraries (and publishers) with its digitization activities. Where do things stand now? What’s needed to move forward?
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