Blogs selected for Week Jun 20 to Jun 26, 2016

1. Rethinking Authentication, Revamping the Business IP authentication is the most important mechanism for authorising access to licensed e-resources. Substantial business and policy issues for libraries and publishers alike connect up to IP authentication. Today, there is substantial interest in eliminating IP authentication, so it is timely to examine the implications if we were soon […]

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Blogs selected for Week Jun 13 to Jun 19, 2016

1. The Publishing Industry is Mature, but Publishing Companies are Not While it certainly is the case that scholarly publishing is a mature business, some of the companies operating in this industry have found new avenues for growth by expanding beyond the publication of content into data science. This is an opportunity that is only […]

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Blogs selected for Week Jun 6 to Jun 12, 2016

1. Mind the Gap: Gender Disparity in Scholarly Publishing Revisited The gender disparity at the top of scholarly publishing – and scholarly communications – is well documented. A recent article in Learned Publishing, discussed during an informal panel session at this year’s SSP conference, shows that not only are women under-represented at the top of […]

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Blogs selected for Week May 30 to Jun 5, 2016

1. 0 is the magic number: Why small numbers matter just as much as large ones when we talk about altmetrics. The problem many detractors have with altmetrics as a concept is that it seems heavily focused on numbers that may or may not be meaningful. In his post in The Impact Blog, Andy Tattersall […]

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