Blogs selected for Week June 19 to June 25, 2017

1. Microsoft Academic is on the verge of becoming a bibliometric superpower In 2016, the new Microsoft Academic service was launched. In their post in The Impact Blog, Sven E. Hug and Martin P. Brändle look at how it compares with more established competitors such as Google Scholar, Scopus, and Web of Science. While there […]

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Blogs selected for Week Jun 12 to Jun 18, 2017

1. Failure to Deliver: Reaching Users in an Increasingly Mobile World Technology is changing how users access content in a world increasingly on the move, yet delivery of content acquired by libraries is optimised for the user who is physically on campus. In their post in the Scholarly Kitchen Blog, Judy Luther and Todd Carpenter […]

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Blogs selected for Week June 5 to June 11, 2017

1. Do You Know About Yewno? A growing number of scholarly communications tools and services are using artificial intelligence. In her post in the Scholarly Kitchen Blog, Alice Meadows discusses about one such tool, Yewno, in an interview with their co-founder and Chief Business Development & Strategy Officer, Ruth Pickering. The blog post says (quote): […]

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Blogs selected for Week May 29 to June 4, 2017

1. Diamond Open Access, Societies and Mission Posted by Robert Harington in the Scholarly Kitchen Blog, this post suggests that some society journal publishers may wish to consider moving their journal program to a Diamond open access (OA) model. Diamond OA is a form of Gold OA that does not include a requirement for authors […]

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