Robert Harington considers whether open and public access models, as they have emerged so far, are delivering us to a more inequitable publishing future as we rush towards openness.
Equity, Inclusiveness, and Zero Embargo Public Access appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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A look back at a 2015 post about approaches to improve funder policy compliance. Many of the same problems exist now as did then — are the same collaborative solutions likely to happen?
Revisiting — Compliance: The Coming Storm appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in authors, Business Models, Compliance, Controversial Topics, Economics, Holdren Memo, Infrastructure, mandates, Nelson memo, Open Access, openaccess, OSTP, Policy, public access, research, technology, Tools, UKRI, World of Tomorrow |
Today Angela Cochran revisits a post from 2016 on “revise and resubmit” decisions and what it means for authors and editors. Do new peer review models or cascading programs change the use of “revise and resubmit”?
Revisiting — Should You “Revise and Resubmit”? Probably appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Avi Staiman suggests revamping the peer review process to make it less about tearing down the work of others, and more about helping authors improve their papers.
Guest Post — Has Peer Review Created a Toxic Culture in Academia? Moving from ‘Battering’ to ‘Bettering’ in the Review of Academic 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.
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Revisiting a 2015 post that predicted the dominance of the cascade model of journal portfolio publishing and the increased dominance of the larger existing publishers in an open access market.
Revisiting — Return of the Big Brands: How Legacy Publishers Will Coopt Open Access appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in authors, big deal, Business Models, Commerce, Controversial Topics, Economics, Infrastructure, innovation, libraries, Marketing, Open Access, openaccess, Policy, World of Tomorrow |
To what extent are scholarly publishers and societies actively engaging with early career researchers? Findings from a white paper, and polls at the SSP annual meeting, are shared.
Guest Post — Striking the Right Chord with Millennial and GenZ Researchers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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 |
When a reputable journal refuses to get involved with a questionable paper, science looks less like a self-correcting enterprise and more like a way to amass media attention.
Fill in the Blank Leads to More Citations appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, authors, citations, CONSORT, Controversial Topics, European Heart Journal, Marketing, Metrics and Analytics, openaccess, Reading, research, Ricardo Ladeiras-Lopes, Social Media, Twitter |
A Creative Commons license is irrevocable; it says so right in the license. But it also says you can change your mind and distribute the work differently, or not at all. What does this mean?
Q: Can You Revoke a Creative Commons License? A: No. Er… Sort Of? Maybe? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, authors, Books, Business Models, Controversial Topics, copyright, Creative Commons Licensing, Open Access, openaccess, research, Tools, Usability |
The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has committed its full portfolio of more than 60 hybrid journals, which offers both open access and subscription-only content, to become Plan S-aligned transformative journals. This development represents a major step in ACS’ long-standing commitment to open science, signaling a future in which all publications are open access (OA), and ensures that more authors can continue to publish in their chosen journal.
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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.
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.
ASAPBio offers set of principles and guidelines for preprint feedback.
Guest Post: Preprint Feedback is Here – Let’s Make it Constructive and FAST appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.