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Humanities Research Infrastructure is Great ROI — Will We Sell it Short?

Source: The Scholarly Kitchen Posted: Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 2:30am

Humanities Research Infrastructure is critical social investment, and we could support it better if we understood it better. The post Humanities Research Infrastructure is Great ROI — Will We...


Informational Capitalism

Source: DSHR's Blog Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 8:00am

In The Law of Informational Capitalism, Prof. Amy Kapczynski of the Yale Law School reviews two books, Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and Julie Cohen’s Between Truth and Power:...


The Lockdown Chronicles 36: George

Source: Ernesto Priego's blog Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 4:30am

Rest in Power, George Floyd. … Continue reading The Lockdown Chronicles 36: George →


Guest Post — Building Resilient Learned Societies in an Age of Pandemic and Fear

Source: The Scholarly Kitchen Posted: Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 2:30am

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, learned societies are facing some challenges that call for adaptive-transformative resilience. Guest author Trevor Perry-Giles discusses steps societies must...


Four commercial publishers filed a complaint about the Internet Archive’s lending of digitized books

Source: Internet Archive Blogs Posted: Monday, June 1, 2020 - 11:17am

This morning, we were disappointed to read that four commercial publishers are suing the Internet Archive. As a library, the Internet Archive acquires books and lends them, as libraries have...


The Lockdown Chronicles 35: Walter

Source: Ernesto Priego's blog Posted: Monday, June 1, 2020 - 8:00am

Walter livestreams. … Continue reading The Lockdown Chronicles 35: Walter →


It’s What You Know AND Who You Know: AGU Co-Authorship Demographics — An Interview with Brooks Hanson, Jory Lerback, and Paige Wooden 

Source: The Scholarly Kitchen Posted: Monday, June 1, 2020 - 2:30am

The AGU recently published new research on diversity and inclusion in co-authorship of journal articles and conference abstracts. Learn more in this interview with Brooks Hanson, Jory Lerback, and...


Book Review: Creativity in Research: Cultivate Clarity, Be Innovative and Make Progress in your Research Journey by Nicola Ulibarri et al

Source: Impact of Social Sciences Posted: Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 1:00am

In Creativity in Research: Cultivate Clarity, Be Innovative and Make Progress in your Research Journey, Nicola Ulibarri et al emphasise the invaluable role of creativity for the academic researcher,...


Artist Dina Kelberman’s newest exhibition features images of compulsive habits found in the Internet Archive

Source: Internet Archive Blogs Posted: Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 12:30am

A project by Dina Kelberman presented by Dazibao and broadcasted in partnership with the Internet Archive Nervous (52/60), 2020 Kelberman’s practice is one of obsessive collection and...


University of Colorado Boulder Road Map to Fall 2020

Source: McDonald Online Posted: Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 4:03pm

I am really happy and proud of our entire team that worked on this road map to fall 2020 for the University of Colorado Boulder. To see the plan visit: https://www.colorado.edu/roadmap/ Next comes...


What is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Southern researchers?

Source: The International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020 - 4:16am

Last month, as part of a wider researcher study, we asked researchers about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their research. We share some key findings from a new paper analysing the responses...


The public do not understand logarithmic graphs used to portray COVID-19

Source: Impact of Social Sciences Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020 - 3:00am

Mass media routinely portray information about COVID-19 deaths on logarithmic graphs. But do their readers understand them? Alessandro Romano, Chiara Sotis, Goran Dominioni, and Sebastián Guidi...


SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast: Episode 3

Source: The Scholarly Kitchen Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:30am

This third episode of the SSP's Early Career Development Podcast covers the topic of ‘living under lockdown’ during the current global coronavirus pandemic. The post SSP’s Early Career Development...


The Lockdown Chronicles 34: Susan

Source: Ernesto Priego's blog Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:00am

Susan chips in. … Continue reading The Lockdown Chronicles 34: Susan →


Ask The Chefs: Permanent Change?

Source: The Scholarly Kitchen Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:30am

So much change has happened in the last few months. What changes do you think will "stick" in scholarly publishing? The post Ask The Chefs: Permanent Change? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen...


100 Great Books From African American Women

Source: Internet Archive Blogs Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 5:32pm

Ida B. Wells, Toni Morrison, and Zora Neale Hurston are just three of the authors whose works appear in the Zora Canon. From the earliest days of American literature, Black women have made...


The Lockdown Chronicles 33: Emmeline

Source: Ernesto Priego's blog Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 8:00am

Emmeline is on FaceTime. … Continue reading The Lockdown Chronicles 33: Emmeline →


National Emergency Library Weekly Update: 5/27

Source: Internet Archive Blogs Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 6:35am

Graphic art by Yiying Lu Dear Reader— We hope you and your family had a relaxing Memorial Day Weekend, and we hope you spent your weekend reading from the National Emergency Library....


For science communication to be effective it should be evidence based

Source: Impact of Social Sciences Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 3:00am

Effective communication of science to stakeholders across society is a more pressing issue than it has perhaps ever been. Highlighting ways in which science communication as an area of research and...


Publishers Invest in Preprints

Source: The Scholarly Kitchen Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 2:30am

Major scholarly publishers have made substantial investments in preprints in recent years, integrating preprint deposit into manuscript submission workflows. The post Publishers Invest in Preprints...


The National Emergency Library: A Useful Tool for Educators

Source: Internet Archive Blogs Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 4:00pm

by Theron Cosgrave, an educational specialist in school redesign and teacher training Almost three months of pandemic-inspired school closures have made one thing painfully clear for educators...


The Lockdown Chronicles 32: Eglantyne

Source: Ernesto Priego's blog Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 8:00am

Eglantyne gives a seminar. … Continue reading The Lockdown Chronicles 32: Eglantyne →


Behavioural science and the response to COVID-19: a missed opportunity?

Source: Impact of Social Sciences Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 4:03am

While the role of behavioural science in the UK’s handling of the pandemic has been criticised, Peter John and Gerry Stoker argue that it is important for governments to try and influence citizens’...


Guest Post — Books for the 2020s: The Role of Book Content in the STM Researcher Ecosystem

Source: The Scholarly Kitchen Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 2:30am

What is the role of book content in the Science, Technical and Medical (STM) researcher ecosystem? The post Guest Post — Books for the 2020s: The Role of Book Content in the STM Researcher...


The Lockdown Chronicles 31: Dr Doyle

Source: Ernesto Priego's blog Posted: Monday, May 25, 2020 - 6:00am

Dr Doyle has lunch. … Continue reading The Lockdown Chronicles 31: Dr Doyle →