A mixed bag post from us — can you separate out the significance of research results from their validity? What will the collapse of the Humanities mean for scholarly publishing writ large? And a new draft set of recommended practices for communicating retractions, removals, and expressions of concern.
Smorgasbord: eLife and Significance vs. Accuracy, The Collapse of the Humanities, and a new NISO Draft on Retractions Standards appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in accuracy, Advocacy, Authority, authors, best practices, call to action, Controversial Topics, eLife, humanities, innovation, Metrics and Analytics, NISO, openaccess, Peer review, Policy, Reading, research, Research Assessment, retractions, significance, Social Role, STEM versus Humanities, University of West Virginia, World of Tomorrow |
Could the failure of a journal to visibly correct known errors in a publication, thereby propagating false information, be considered disinformation?
Guest Post — Can Inadequate Corrections Turn Misinformation into Disinformation? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, Controversial Topics, correction, disinformation, ethics, misinformation, notice of concern, openaccess, Peer review, PubPeer, research, retraction, Social Role, The Lancet |
Authors can choose from a number of publication options. What drives an author to self-publish their book? What do they give up when they do?
Fashionable Goodness: Authors’ Choices in Publication appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, authors, Books, Brenda Cox, Business Models, fashionable goodness, Irene Collins, Jane Austen, libraries, Michael Giffin, openaccess, Reading, Self-publishing |
While higher rates of endogeny can help indexes identify journals being used for self-promotion, nepotism, or other unethical ends, endogeny itself should not be equated with them and can be the result of a narrow or new field of research.
Guest Post – In Defense of Endogeny appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in abstracting and indexing, Advocacy, AI, Authority, criteria for indexing, Directory of Open Access Journals, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, DOAJ, endogeny, ethics, indexing, Metrics and Analytics, nascent fields, new journals, Open Access, openaccess, Web of Science, WoS |
A world famous scientist and university president brought down by a student journalist’s investigative reporting. But the big story is how we fund and reward ethical research.
Science and Truth, Stanford President and Student Journalism Edition appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, authors, Controversial Topics, ethics, integrity, Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Newspapers, openaccess, Peer review, research, research integrity, Retraction Watch, scandal, Social Role, Stanford |
How can we provide both leadership and accountability across the publishing ecosystem toward the Sustainable Development Goals?
Leadership and Accountability Matter for a Sustainable Publishing Ecosystem appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in accountability, Advocacy, Authority, climate change, Leadership, openaccess, Organizational Management, Publishers Compact, SGGs, Social Role, Sustainable Development Goals, UN, World of Tomorrow |
Peer Review Week is an annual global event exploring and celebrating the essential role of peer review. This year’s Peer Review Week theme is “Peer Review and the Future of Publishing.”
Guest Post — Peer Review Week 2023 to Focus on Peer Review and the Future of Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in AI, Artificial Intelligence, Authority, authors, Collaboration, innovation, natural language processing, NLP, oa, Open Access, open science, openaccess, Peer review, Peer Review Week, prw, research collaboration, research integrity |
Haseeb Irfanullah discusses how Communities of Practice can improve scholarly communications by capitalizing on our collective experiences.
Preparing Editors for Emerging Challenges appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, communities of practice, CoPs, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, education, Infrastructure, innovation, north/south divide, openaccess, Organizational Management, Research Societies, SDGs, shared knowledge, Tools |
The copyright warning notice prescribed by the US Copyright Office misleads library patrons about their fair use rights, and must change.
Why Does the U.S. Copyright Office Require Libraries to Lie to Users about Their Fair Use Rights? They Won’t Say. appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in archives, Authority, Books, Controversial Topics, copying, copyright, education, ethics, fair use, libraries, openaccess, Photocopier, u.s. copyright office |
Shamsi Brinn (UX Manager at arXiv) and Bill Kasdorf (Principal of Kasdorf & Associates, LLC) discuss the recent Accessibility Forum hosted by arXiv. Over 2,000 people registered for the Forum; over 350 attended the live event; and hundreds more are accessing the recently published videos.
Guest Post — Making Research Accessible: The arXiv Accessibility Forum Moved the Action Upstream appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Academic publishing, Accessibility, ArXiv, Authority, authors, diversity, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, Experimentation, HTML, innovation, openaccess, screen readers, technology, User Experience |
Will artificial intelligence fatally undermine the integrity of scholarly publishing? A formal debate from the annual meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing.
SSP Conference Debate: AI and the Integrity of Scholarly Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Academic publishing, Artificial Intelligence, Authority, Controversial Topics, Debate, ethics, Experimentation, innovation, language, openaccess, publishing integrity, research, Social Role, sociology, SSP 2023, SSP Annual Meeting, technology, Tools, User Experience, World of Tomorrow |
Stephanie Lovegrove Hansen sat down with the Co-Chairs of the SSP’s Annual Meeting Program Committee to learn more about the event and what we can look forward to.
Ask the Co-Chairs: A Look at the 2023 SSP Annual Meeting appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Data quality and record keeping are going to grow in importance as a result of AI applications.
Swimming in the AI Data Lake: Why Disclosure and Versions of Record Are More Important than Ever appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in AI, Artificial Intelligence, Authority, bias, canoes, ChatGPT, Data, data quality, Infrastructure, innovation, LLMs, openaccess, Policy, racial bias, swimming, technology, Tools |
When a journal’s entire editorial board is replaced, is it still the same journal? And if that board starts another journal on the same topic, is it a new one or a continuation of the old one? Discuss.
Is the Essence of a Journal Portable? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in academic journals, Authority, authors, Controversial Topics, Economics, editorial boards, editors, Marketing, Metrics and Analytics, mutiny, openaccess |
Looking at five ‘lines’ that the publishing industry has broadly agreed upon, but that now we are finding ourselves crossing.
Drawing Lines to Cross Them: How Publishers are Moving Beyond Established Norms appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, Clarivate, Controversial Topics, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, ethics, grey literature, impact factor, Metrics, Metrics and Analytics, openaccess, paper mills, Peer review, Policy, preprints, Russia, SDGs, Social Role, sociology, Sustainable Development Goals, Ukraine |