Guest Post – New Winds from the Latin American Scientific Publishing Community

Ana Heredia and Eloisa Viggiani discuss the founding of the Latin American Association of Scientific Editors, and focus on the use of metrics and the role of the region’s scientific journals in research evaluation.

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Libraries and the Contested Terrain of “Neutrality”

Are libraries “neutral”? That question is way too simplistic to serve as anything other than a political football.

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IOP Publishing Strikes a Transformative Deal with CRKN: Some Questions for Julian Wilson

An interview with Julian Wilson about IOP Publishing’s new transformative agreement with the Canadian Research Knowledge Network.

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Connecting Sustainable Development, Publishing Ethics, and the North-South Divide

Haseeb Irfanullah explores the Global North-South divide in scholarly publishing ethics in the context of sustainable development.

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Our Societies, Journals, and the Narrative of Accessibility and Equity in Open Research

What can research societies do to improve accessibility and equity in Open Research? Haseeb Irfanullah suggests ways we can transform our outlook and efforts.

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What (Not) to Do When Libraries Won’t Get on Board

Why aren’t libraries providing support for your open access or open science initiative? Be careful what you assume.

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Guest Post: Empowering Young Scientists Through Publication – 10 years of the Journal of Emerging Investigators

Today’s post looks back on the Journal of Emerging Investigators as it approaches it’s 10th anniversary of providing a forum from middle school and high school students.

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Guest Post — The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and Open Access: Gerald Beasley Interviews Timon Oefelein (Part 2 of 2)

In Part 2 of this pair of posts we turn the tables and Gerald Beasley interviews Timon Oefelein of Springer Nature about how publishers can support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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Guest Post — The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and Open Access: Timon Oefelein Interviews Gerald Beasley (Part 1 of 2)

In Part 1 of this pair of posts, Timon Oefelein interviews Gerald R. Beasley, the Carl A. Kroch University Librarian at Cornell University, about how librarians can support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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Guest Post — Enabling your Organization to be Antiracist

To celebrate the launch of C4DISC’s Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations, Damita Snow and Jocelyn Dawson sat down with Laura Martin and Megan Seyler to share why they are excited about this toolkit and what they hope it will achieve.

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Pluralism vs. Monoculture in Scholarly Communication, Part 2

Calls for a monoculture of scholarly communication keep multiplying. But wouldn’t a continued diversity of models be healthier?

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Launch of Translate Science

A repost from Translate Science Blog by TeamTranslateScience as of 6 May 2021. Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Translate Science is interested in the translation of the scholarly literature. Translate Science is an open volunteer group interested in improving the translation of the scientific literature. The group has come together to support work on tools…

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Revisiting: The Problem with Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

Today we revisit Geraldine Cochran’s 2018 post, which offers a chance to understand the differences between the words “diversity”, “inclusion”, and “equity”, and how that understanding can make our efforts toward progress more effective.

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