Guest Post — Leveraging the Digital ABCs: AI, Big Data, and Cloud Computing

In today’s guest post, Hong Zhou and Megan Prosser of Atypon explore how new technology and new ideas — specifically around AI, Big Data, and Cloud computing – can advance our industry.

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Start-up Stories: Mindscape Commons — or, How VR is Helping Develop Medical Students’ Communication Skills

How virtual reality and immersive content is helping medical students gain insight into their patients’ experiences.

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Going Legit Part 2: The Continuing Path from Piracy to Partnership

An SSP Meeting Session showing the results from publisher partnerships with Researchgate suggest the company is shifting from a source of potential infringement to a distribution channel that is being folded into more and more organizations.

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Ask the Fellows: SSP 2022 Annual Meeting

We ask the 2022 Society for Scholarly Publishing Fellows to offer their thoughts on this year’s Annual Meeting.

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Building Stronger Chains Together: Keeping Preprints Connected to the Scholarly Record

In the global supply chain of scholarly communications, we share a responsibility for accurate metadata that represents the publication lifecycle — from preprint to version of record, and everything in between.

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Next Steps for CRediT – An Interview with the Co-Chairs

With CRediT now formalized as a standard, Alice Meadows interviews Liz Allen, Simon Kerridge, and Alison McGonagle O’Connell (cochairs of the working group) about what’s next for the taxonomy

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Guest Post — Hybrid Versus In-person: What Will Be the Future of Academic Conferences?

Marco Marabelli reports on the results of a study looking at the benefits and problems of remote and hybrid conferences, and what the changes in recent years will mean for meetings going forward.

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Is Infrastructure Consolidation the Next Step? CCC Acquires Ringgold

In the light of CCCs acquisition of Ringgold last week, three Chefs, Phill Jones, Roger Schonfeld, and Todd Carpenter reflect on the motivations for the move and its implications for PIDs and organisational identifiers.

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