Who holds the particular book needed by a reader? What is the balance between the personal library and the institutional collection?
Trust and the Personal Library appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Rachel Helps, the Wikipedian-in-residence at the BYU libraries discusses the intersection of scholarly journals and Wikipedia.
Guest Post – Wikipedia’s Citations Are Influencing Scholars and Publishers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Another unlikely library — this one made from books salvaged from the garbage of Ankara.
The Trash Library of Ankara appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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.
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Meet Raheema Jalal and Roshan the camel, bringing books to children in rural Pakistan.
Pakistan’s Camel-based Library appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
What has not made headlines but is also a noteworthy outcome of transformative agreements is the significant increase in access and readership for paywalled articles that they facilitate.
Expanded Access to Paywalled Content: A Hidden Benefit of Transformative Agreements appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The restoration of a glorious portrait raises questions about the scholarly Version of Record.
Restoring the Version of Record appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Revisiting a 2017 post: The book is asked to perform many tasks, some of which are not necessarily the best use of the book format, whether in print or electronically. The long-form text, which may be print or digital, is a different matter, and is likely to remain with us and be called “a book” for some time to come.
Revisiting: The Multifarious Book appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
John Sherer describes a new research project which will look at the impact of open access on print monograph sales, particularly in light of the free access provided early in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Guest Post — Does Open Access Cannibalize Print Sales for Monographs? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A holiday ode to the comma, and knowing where it goes.
A Copyediting Carol appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Adeline Rosenberg offers a look into the value of providing plain language summaries in research papers, and the standards created for doing so.
Guest Post — Towards Standardizing Plain Language Summaries: The Open Pharma Recommendations appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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As more publishers semantically enrich documents, Todd Carpenter considers whether links are the same as citations
Where Does Enhancement End and Citation Begin? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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Joe Esposito revisits his 2012 post on the unstated theory of the e-book, which assumes that a book consists only of its text and can be manipulated without regard to the nature and circumstances of its creation. This is only one theory of many, but it is now the prevailing one.
Revisiting: Theory of the E-book appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, authors, Books, Controversial Topics, design, Historical, libraries, Nostalgia, openaccess, Reading, Social Media, technology, User Experience, World of Tomorrow |
It also can be something of a trap for a well-intentioned academic who wants to write for this audience, as writing for the lay person is often contemptuously dismissed as “popularization.” Woe to the academic who puts an article from The Atlantic or a book from Simon & Schuster into her tenure portfolio! It takes courage. My view is that these brave souls should be called out and celebrated. They are my heroes.
Popularizing Cosmology: The Example of Katie Mack appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in astrophysics, authors, Books, Careers, cosmology, education, Katie Mack, openaccess, popularization, Reading, trade publishing, User Experience |
How much jargon is too much jargon?
Jargon appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.