Joe Esposito revisits his 2012 post on the unstated theory of the e-book, which assumes that a book consists only of its text and can be manipulated without regard to the nature and circumstances of its creation. This is only one theory of many, but it is now the prevailing one.
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Posted in Authority, authors, Books, Controversial Topics, design, Historical, libraries, Nostalgia, openaccess, Reading, Social Media, technology, User Experience, World of Tomorrow |
Revisiting Alison Mudditt’s 2018 post on sexual harassment in our community. What has changed in the last three years, and what can we continue to do to eradicate this behavior for the next generation of women.
Revisiting: Breaking the Silence: the #MeToo Moment in Scholarly Communication appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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.
Hacking a Top Journals List: A Collective Approach to Developing Metrics? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Article Attention Scores for papers don’t seem to add up, leading one to question whether Altmetric data are valid, reliable, and reproducible.
Unpacking The Altmetric Black Box appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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Looking back at Richard Poynder’s in-depth analysis of the state of open access. What’s changed since then?
Revisiting — The Tyranny of Unintended Consequences: Richard Poynder on Open Access and the Open Access Movement appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
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Shaun Khoo discusses the legal quandaries created by the Plan S Rights Retention Strategy (RRS).
Guest Post — Why the Plan S Rights Retention Strategy Probably Won’t Work appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
For smaller and independent publishers, the Transformative Journal route to Plan S compliance seems like a viable option. At least until you see the reporting requirements.
More Unintended Consequences: How the Plan S Transformative Journal Route Favors Larger Incumbent Publishers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Calls for a monoculture of scholarly communication keep multiplying. But wouldn’t a continued diversity of models be healthier?
Pluralism vs. Monoculture in Scholarly Communication, Part 2 appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Advocacy, Authority, Business Models, Commerce, Controversial Topics, Diversity and Inclusion, Economics, education, ethics, Experimentation, higher education, monoculture, Open Access, open science, openaccess, pluralism, research, Research Societies, Science, World of Tomorrow |
At a recent meeting, a debate was held on the motion: Preprints are going to replace journals. I was asked to oppose the motion and this post is based on my arguments.
Preprints Are Not Going to Replace Journals appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in authors, Business Models, Controversial Topics, Experimentation, Open Access, openaccess, Pandemic, Peer review, research, Tools, World of Tomorrow
This eighth episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast is the second in a two-part series on open access publishing. In this episode, Meredith Adinolfi (Cell Press) and Ann Michael (DeltaThink) discuss some of the more complex aspects of the OA landscape, such as funder mandates, Plan S, and transformative agreements.
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AAAS continues its commitment to the subscription model to praise from cOAlition S. Are there lessons for other publishers?
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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.
Content at Scale – The Third Wave appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Today we revisit Geraldine Cochran’s 2018 post, which offers a chance to understand the differences between the words “diversity”, “inclusion”, and “equity”, and how that understanding can make our efforts toward progress more effective.
Revisiting: The Problem with Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
A look at a session from last week’s CHORUS Forum that discussed new open access business models — what does it take to make them work?
New Open Access Business Models — What’s Needed to Make Them Work? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Business Models, Commerce, Controversial Topics, Economics, Experimentation, Infrastructure, libraries, Open Access, openaccess, Policy, World of Tomorrow
Like all OA funding models, subscribe-to-open solves some problems while creating others. Some of the downsides are pretty fundamental.
Feasibility, Sustainability, and the Subscribe-to-Open Model appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Posted in Advocacy, Business Models, Commerce, Controversial Topics, Economics, Experimentation, institutional alignment, institutional subscriptions, journal subscriptions, libraries, Open Access, Open access (publishing), openaccess, research, Subscribe To Open