The research community is increasingly caught up in geopolitical events and strategies.
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.
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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.
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Robert Harington and Melinda Baldwin discuss whether peer review has a role to play in uncovering scientific fraud.
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Susie Winter reviews recent data on cybersecurity for academic libraries, as well as a survey of awareness and attitudes toward best practices among librarians.
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Are libraries “neutral”? That question is way too simplistic to serve as anything other than a political football.
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Richard de Grijs comes to grips with his field’s use of potentially offensive language.
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A look at developments in research integrity, and the attempt to build a universal culture of ethical and responsible practice in research as well as systems within the overall research ecosystem for such a culture to flourish.
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Haseeb Irfanullah explores the Global North-South divide in scholarly publishing ethics in the context of sustainable development.
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Minhaj Rais looks at possible solutions for beneficial data mining activities that don’t infringe on user privacy.
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In light of the recent anniversary of the January 6th attack on the US Capitol, we revisit Rick Anderson’s post on how journalists flag unsupported claims and blatant falsehoods, and whether preprint platforms should do the same.
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Why aren’t libraries providing support for your open access or open science initiative? Be careful what you assume.
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An interview with Helen Zhang on the proposal for an Academic Integrity Awareness Index.
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