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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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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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Lava Lamps and Internet Security

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:30:03 +0000

How one company uses a decidedly analog technology to generate random numbers for encryption.

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Book Review: “The New Analog” by Damon Krukowski

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:30:01 +0000

Is "signal" meaningful in the absence of "noise"? Damon Krukowski asks what important things have been lost in our transition from analog to digital media in his book, "The New Analog".

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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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Book Review — “World Without Mind,” by Franklin Foer

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 09:30:27 +0000

Franklin Foer's new book is a bracing account of the current information economy, the monopolies and motivations at its heart, and the weakening of democratized knowledge.

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“Technology is Not Neutral” — How Online Companies Manipulate Billions of Minds

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 09:30:25 +0000

A former Google employee explains the tricks that online companies use to manipulate users and suggests there's a better way.

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Building Healthy Online Communities — An Interview with Rachel Happe

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:30:54 +0000

Community management has become a key part of social media and online publishing, whether we realize it or not. In this interview, an expert in the fields shares some views of how organizations can benefit from a more singular focus.

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Guest Post — JATS4R: Optimizing the Reusability of Scholarly Content

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:30:58 +0000

Canadian Science Publishing's Mary Seligy provides a primer on standards, XML and JATS4R, which is driving improved reusability of scholarly content.

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The Facebooking of Scholarly Research

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:30:48 +0000

The search tools and social networks we increasingly rely on are all dependent on advertising-based business models. What does this mean for scholarly communication?

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Knowledge Unlatched Announces Transformation: An Interview with Sven Fund

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:30:07 +0000

Knowledge Unlatched has announced its "transformation into a central open access platform." What does that mean, exactly? An interview with Managing Director Sven Fund.

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About Face — Scholarly Publishing and Social Media Regulation

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:30:17 +0000

A possible consequence of moves to more tightly regulate social media companies may be they start looking for new investments. And they already have some in scholarly publishing.

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