Kicking off Peer Review Week 2022: Does trust in research begin with trust in peer review across the whole ecosystem, and what does that look like for different communities and stakeholders?
Does Trust in Research Begin with Trust in Peer Review? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
One more answer to the question, Is Research Integrity Possible without Peer Review? Today’s response is from journal Editor-in-Chief and surgeon, D. Robert Siemens.
Ask an Editor-in-Chief/Surgeon/Researcher/Author/Reviewer: Is Research Integrity Possible without Peer Review? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
If we don’t know what citations mean, what does it mean when we count them? Revisiting a 2015 (!) post in light of recent developments in citation metrics and impact.
Still Ambiguous at Best? Revisiting “If We Don’t Know What Citations Mean, What Does it Mean When We Count Them” appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Avi Staiman suggests revamping the peer review process to make it less about tearing down the work of others, and more about helping authors improve their papers.
Guest Post — Has Peer Review Created a Toxic Culture in Academia? Moving from ‘Battering’ to ‘Bettering’ in the Review of Academic Research appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Rick Anderson revisits a 2020 post: One way or another, the #scholcomm community is going to choose either a diversity of publishing models or a monoculture, because it can’t have both. How will this choice be made, and by whom?
Revisiting: Will the Future of Scholarly Communication Be Pluralistic and Democratic, or Monocultural and Authoritarian? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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When a reputable journal refuses to get involved with a questionable paper, science looks less like a self-correcting enterprise and more like a way to amass media attention.
Fill in the Blank Leads to More Citations appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, authors, citations, CONSORT, Controversial Topics, European Heart Journal, Marketing, Metrics and Analytics, openaccess, Reading, research, Ricardo Ladeiras-Lopes, Social Media, Twitter |
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.
Building Stronger Chains Together: Keeping Preprints Connected to the Scholarly Record appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, Infrastructure, lettie conrad, openaccess, Peer review, preprints, publishing integrity, research integrity, retractions, technology, Version of Record |
A Creative Commons license is irrevocable; it says so right in the license. But it also says you can change your mind and distribute the work differently, or not at all. What does this mean?
Q: Can You Revoke a Creative Commons License? A: No. Er… Sort Of? Maybe? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Authority, authors, Books, Business Models, Controversial Topics, copyright, Creative Commons Licensing, Open Access, openaccess, research, Tools, Usability |
The research community is increasingly caught up in geopolitical events and strategies.
Weaponizing the Research Community appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
In a new twist on academic fraud, a company now offers to pay you to write and publish book reviews that will be credited to someone else.
A New Twist on a Publishing Scam: Ghost-authoring Book Reviews for Fun and Profit appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Susie Winter reviews recent data on cybersecurity for academic libraries, as well as a survey of awareness and attitudes toward best practices among librarians.
Guest Post – Cybersecurity and Academic Libraries: Findings from a Recent Survey appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Some scientific “urban legends” get debunked in today’s video. How does incorrect “common knowledge” become established?
“Common Knowledge” and How False Facts Become Entrenched appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Joe Esposito looks back at a 2011 post offering a parable of the role in innovation in publishing and makes the case that we should not criticize companies that try and fail to do new things.
Revisiting: A Parable of Innovation in Publishing — A Mostly True Story appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Alice Meadows revisits a post from 2013 that looked at how the scholarly publishing field fares in terms of the number of women in leadership roles. Nine years later, has anything changed?
Revisiting: Why Aren’t There More Women at the Top in Scholarly Publishing? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
How infuriating is it to watch a movie about your area of expertise and realize just how wrong it is?
The Burden of Knowledge: A Historian Reviews Popular Period Movies appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.