Posted in architecture, design, disaster management, Earthquake, Infrastructure, libraries, Library, natural disaster, New Zealand, openaccess, risk management |
What else was happening during well known historical events? Where did the fax machine and the Oregon Trail overlap? What about Woolly Mammoths and the Great Pyramids?
The Size of Things: Historical Overlaps appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in aztec empire, design, design matters, Historical, openaccess, Picasso, pink floyd, pyramids, scale bars, the size of things, University of Oxford, video, woolly mammoth |
The Disney film may be considered a classic, but Princeton University Press has more successfully delivered Felix Salton’s original message.
Bambi for the Serious Reader appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Ah the joy of a good scale bar. Here we find out how big the earth would be if the Milky Way was the size of the US.
The Size of Things: How Big is the Milky Way? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
An architectural tour of the great libraries of China turns up a spectacular place to read a book on the beach.
The Great Libraries of China appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Why are barns red? Bubble gum pink? Why do doctors wear white coats? The reasons vary.
Design Matters (or does it?): Why are Certain Things Certain Colors? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
It’s Friday. Time to zone out with a film of pencils being manufactured in Japan.
Hypnotic Pencil Manufacturing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
What does the timeline of human existence look like when physically laid out to scale? How does that compare to the timeline of the universe?
The Size of Things: Time in Context appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
The winners of this year’s Optical Illusion competition.
The Best Optical Illusions of 2023 appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
How well-designed is your state’s flag?
Design Matters: Critiquing US Flag Designs appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Rebecca Lawrence discusses how connections across all aspects of the system are needed for open research to flourish and deliver upon its promise.
Guest Post — Why Interoperability Matters for Open Research – And More than Ever appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in design, discovery, Infrastructure, innovation, interoperability, Metrics and Analytics, open science, openaccess, persistent identifiers, PIDs, standards, technology, Tools, World of Tomorrow |
Back to SXSW this year! Hear about the conference, the speakers, and the themes. Tell us what resonates with you the most!
SXSW Interactive: Slow Down To Speed Up appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in AI, Austin Tx, ChatGPT, Conferences, Controversial Topics, culture, curiosity, design, Experimentation, innovation, openaccess, SXSW, SXSW Interactive, technology, User Experience, XR |
Modern “word processing” programs can do everything from check spelling and grammar to finishing your sentences for you. This might be convenient for the creator, but some “helpful” upgrades can wreak havoc for manuscript editors. In today’s Guest Post, Bruce Rosenblum and Sylvia Izzo Hunter explore the pitfalls of making the comments features less editor friendly.
Guest Post — Modern Comments and Their Discontents: When an Update Isn’t an Improvement appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in authors, comments, Copy editing, design, Editing, frustration, microsoft, Microsoft Word, modern comments, openaccess, research, software development, Tools, upgrades, User Experience |
Part three of a three-part series aims to discuss the topic of advancing accessibility within scholarly communication with the focus of digital accessibility.
Guest Post — Advancing Accessibility in Scholarly Publishing: Recommendations for Digital Accessibility Best Practices appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Accessibility, Advocacy, C4DISC, Commerce, deia, design, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, Economics, Infrastructure, legal requirements, openaccess, Organizational Management, Policy, Social Role, Technologies, technology, Tools, Usability, World of Tomorrow |
We’re off through the New Year. Here are some beautiful books to tide you over….
Ending the Year with Beautiful Books appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.