Some slow motion moths to soothe your Friday.
In 2014, Google created a disruption for both libraries (and publishers) with its digitization activities. Where do things stand now? What’s needed to move forward?
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What do we really know about the linkages between good metadata and positive, productive user experiences with scholarly journals?
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In a collaborative open peer review process, the editor’s role changes as much as the reviewer’s role. Editors share some insights about how this works at JOSS.
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Continuing our series of posts for Peer Review Week 2021, guest authors Matt Giampoala, Randy Townsend, and Paige Wooden of AGU share their efforts to improve reviewer and editorial board diversity.
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Open peer review has been growing steadily but its implementations take many different forms. Alison Mudditt and Véronique Kiermer take a deep dive into the question of whether reviewers should be openly identified.
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Identity in/ and Peer Review. Previewing some of the themes from this week’s posts for Peer Review Week.
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The Steering Committee of Peer Review Week answers the question “What does identity in peer review mean to you?”
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Continuing a series looking at start-ups in the scholarly sector, from what they do and how it could be useful, to how they have got started, and tips they would share with other entrepreneurs. This time, an interview with Andrew Preston and Ben Kaube, two of the founders of online seminar platform Cassyni
A hackathon for the Financial Times Top 50 journals list is underway for those who want to shape how metrics are developed. An interview with Andrew Jack.
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Nikon’s annual photomicrography competition provides a beautiful showcase for the remarkable progress made every year in imaging methods and technologies.
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Looking back at Richard Poynder’s in-depth analysis of the state of open access. What’s changed since then?
Jon Treadway and Sarah Greaves look at the consolidation of the scholarly communications market and where it is leading.
Pearson is offering online access to its entire textbook collection for $15 a month. Will students go for it?
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