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Ask The Chefs: What Is The State Of Innovation In Scholarly Communications Today?

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:30:27 +0000

Are we innovating in scholarly communications? What does it mean to innovate? This month the Chefs explore innovation. Come let us know your thoughts!

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All the News That Fits — What’s Really Driving Altmetric’s Top 100 Articles List?

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:30:45 +0000

The Altmetric "flower" is an icon, and the annual Top 100 list a much-anticipated event. But is the flower really a stalk?

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Tackling Diversity in Scholarly Communications – Part 2

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:30:46 +0000

Researchers from Africa, Asia and Latin America answer the question, "How do we increase diversity in scholarly communications?"

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Enriching Book Metadata is Marketing in the Digital Age

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:30:00 +0000

A study of how enriching keyword metadata improved sales of 4 publishers points to changes in how we should view marketing of books online.

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A View from the Outside — Trends and Challenges Consultants See in Scholarly Publishing

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:30:18 +0000

Input from more than a dozen consultants portrays an industry struggling to adapt to a dramatically different and rapidly changing information economy.

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Illegitimate Journals and How to Stop Them: An Interview with Kelly Cobey and Larissa Shamseer

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:30:13 +0000

Illegitimate - or predatory - journals are on the increase. What's more, authors from high-, middle-, and low-income countries are now known to be publishing in them. Find out why this is the case and how we can work as a community to help stop their spread, in this interview with Kelly Cobey and Larissa Shamseer of Centre for Journalology, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, to coincide with their new paper on the topic in Nature Human Behavior.

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Women in Academia Unite

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:30:27 +0000

A look at inequality in research and knowledge systems, and in particular, how gender issues in higher education are exacerbated in the Global South.

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Ask The Chefs: How Can We Increase Diversity In Scholarly Communications?

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:30:21 +0000

Why is increasing diversity in scholarly communications seemingly so difficult? What should we be doing differently?

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Is There a Business Case for Open Data?

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:31:11 +0000

Open data is gaining ground, but is there a revenue stream that would help journals recover the costs of gathering, reviewing and publishing data?

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Puppetmasters — Who Is Pulling the Strings in the New Information Economy?

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:30:18 +0000

Information manipulation is not new, yet everything is different. How do governments, preprints, algorithms, and our own responsibilities intersect? Where does peer review come in now?

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Innovative Research and Creative Output: From Ideas to Impact

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:30:30 +0000

Evolving forms of digital scholarship such a 3-D images, multimedia, and geographic data are relatively new elements in the scholar’s workflow. These formats appear in stark contrast to the legacy books and journal articles required for career advancement within the […]

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Gender Bias in Peer Review: An Interview with Brooks Hanson and Jory Lerback

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:30:38 +0000

Earlier this year, an American Geophysical Union analysis of peer review in its journals revealed evidence of gender bias, with women being less likely to be invited to review than men despite being more likely to be the first author of an accepted paper. In this interview, Brooks Hanson (Senior Vice President, Publications) and former Data Analyst, Jory Lerback describe the original study and the AGU's efforts to address this bias.

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Ask The Chefs: Where Does Open Access Go From Here?

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:30:01 +0000

Publishers, librarians, researchers, and funders all have a stake in Open Access. What happens next? See what the Chefs have to say.

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Retirement Wave To Hit Academic Librarianship

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:30:32 +0000

Like other greying professions, demographic data for ARL libraries warn us of a breaking wave of retirements but may paint an unrealistic picture of what the beach will look like after the surf has settled.

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Transforming Research, in the Face of Uncertainty, Scarcity, and Bias

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:30:57 +0000

Last week's Transforming Research conference in Baltimore, MD, gathered a range of speakers across the academic and professional spectrum. Charlie Rapple highlights some of the new research that was shared, and draws out some of the prevalent themes.

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