Blogs selected for Week January 22 to January 28, 2018

1. Tautology, antithesis, rallying cry, or business model? “Open science” is open to interpretation The term “open science” is often deployed in the scholarly discourse without much thought about its meaning and use. In their post in the LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog, Benedikt Fecher and Tony Ross-Hellauer unpack the term and find it […]

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Blogs selected for Week January 15 to January 21, 2018

1. Countering the Über-Brands: The Case for the Megajournal Many column inches have been expended on the megajournal and its successes and (perhaps more often), failures. Alison Mudditt, in her post in the Scholarly Kitchen Blog, discusses how might megajournals support the very real need for action to improve the transparency, reproducibility and efficiency of […]

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Blogs selected for Week January 1 to January 7, 2018

1.Workflow Lock-in: A Taxonomy Research workflow providers can be expected to lock in researchers and universities to their products through a variety of tactics. In his post in the Scholarly Kitchen Blog, Roger C. Schonfeld provides an overview of what is meant by lock-in and a taxonomy of approaches that may be pursued. The blog […]

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