In preparation for a presentation, Curtis Kendrick tried ChatGPT to see what it (they?) had to say. The results at first seemed credible, but where ChatGPT failed miserably was in the non-existent citations it provided.
Guest Post — The Efficacy of ChatGPT: Is it Time for the Librarians to Go Home? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The STM Integrity Hub will include software to detect image manipulation and duplication. It is important that the effectiveness of the software be evaluated in a transparent process.
Guest Post — Publishers Should Be Transparent About the Capabilities and Limitations of Software They Use to Detect Image Manipulation or Duplication appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in authors, Committee on Publication Ethics, COPE, Data, Data Availability Statements, data publishing, data sharing, ethics, FORCE11, guidance, open data, open science, openaccess, Policy, Recommendations, retractions |
To mark the first unofficial Publishing Ethics Week, Allegra Martschenko and Rachael Levay discuss the importance of responsible, ethical mentorship.
Publishing Ethics Week – The Many Paths of Mentorship: Redefining Ethical Relationships appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A new type of post from us today, offering a smorgasbord of opinions on topics including the ongoing Twitter/Elon Musk saga, just what “equitable access” to the literature means, the ongoing lack of experimental controls in one area of bibliometric analysis, and whether journals are more like a gate or a sewer.
Smorgasbord: A Better Metaphor for Publishing, Twitter/Musk, Equitable Access, and Those Vexing OACA Experimental Controls appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Accessibility, Authority, citation advantage, Controversial Topics, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, Elon Musk, equity, ethics, experimental controls, free speech, Infrastructure, Metrics and Analytics, OACA, Open Access, openaccess, research, Social Media, technology, Tools, Twitter |
A recent data falsification scandal in Alzheimer’s research raises new questions about perverse incentives in the culture and practice of science.
Tribalism, Fraud, and the Loss of Perspective in Alzheimer’s Disease Research appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Rick Anderson revisits a 2020 post: One way or another, the #scholcomm community is going to choose either a diversity of publishing models or a monoculture, because it can’t have both. How will this choice be made, and by whom?
Revisiting: Will the Future of Scholarly Communication Be Pluralistic and Democratic, or Monocultural and Authoritarian? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Advocacy, Authority, authors, Business Models, Commerce, Controversial Topics, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, ethics, Experimentation, innovation, libraries, Open Access, openaccess, Policy, Social Role, World of Tomorrow |
Twitter does not increase citations, a reanalysis of author data shows. Did the authors p-hack their data?
Desperately Seeking (Statistical) Significance appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in authors, CONSORT, ethics, European Heart Journal, Metrics and Analytics, openaccess, p-hacking, Peer review, Randomized controlled trial, reliability, research, Ricardo Ladeiras-Lopes, tweeting, Twitter |
The research community is increasingly caught up in geopolitical events and strategies.
Weaponizing the Research Community appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Interview with Joris van Rossum and Hylke Koers about the new STM Integrity Hub service launch and its potential future developments.
The New STM Integrity Hub appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
In a new twist on academic fraud, a company now offers to pay you to write and publish book reviews that will be credited to someone else.
A New Twist on a Publishing Scam: Ghost-authoring Book Reviews for Fun and Profit appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
In today’s post, Alice Meadows talks to Randy Townsend and Miranda Walker about the recent work they led to identify and articulate SSP’s core values, and how they’ll be embedded in the society’s future activities.
Community, Inclusivity, Adaptability, and Integrity appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Robert Harington and Melinda Baldwin discuss whether peer review has a role to play in uncovering scientific fraud.
Fraud and Peer Review: An Interview with Melinda Baldwin appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Susie Winter reviews recent data on cybersecurity for academic libraries, as well as a survey of awareness and attitudes toward best practices among librarians.
Guest Post – Cybersecurity and Academic Libraries: Findings from a Recent Survey appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.