The North is Drawing the South Closer, But, This is Not the Whole Picture of Geographical Inclusion

Geographical inclusion in scholarly publishing needs to do more than just drawing the Global South closer to the Global North.

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Hacking a Top Journals List: A Collective Approach to Developing Metrics?

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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Making the Case for a PID-Optimized World

In the second of two posts on persistent identifiers in scholarly communications, Phill Jones and Alice Meadows share information about a new cost-benefit analysis showing the value of widespread PID adoption

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Guest Post — BioASQ for the Win: Inside the Healthiest Competition You’ve Never Heard Of

A look at BioASQ — an annual competition to develop AI systems to help drive medical progress.

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Security, Safety, SeamlessAccess

The team behind SeamlessAccess discuss why identity federation promotes security and privacy despite coordinated attacks on access systems

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Content at Scale – The Third Wave

Judy Luther looks back at the waves of change that have reshaped our industry. Looking ahead, the next big wave is to use analytics and AI as we complete the transition to open content.

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Article Sharing Framework: Facilitating Scholarly Sharing Through Metadata

The STM Association released an Article Sharing Framework to facilitate use of scholarly collaboration networks in compliance with new EU Copyright Directive.

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Revisiting: Challenges for Academics in the Global South — Resource Constraints, Institutional Issues, and Infrastructural Problems

Revisiting a 2018 post discussing that for social science and humanities researchers in many parts of the world there are significant barriers to conducting and sharing research, in some cases more so than for science and medicine. In this revisited guest post, Dr. Naveen Minai provides a perspective as a gender studies researcher in Pakistan.

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