Blogs selected for Week April 23 to April 29, 2018

1. Why Don’t Societies Simply Sell off Their Publishing Assets? Why do societies insist on leaving so much money on the table? Society publishers resist the sale of their publications to bidders from the commercial world because they view the publications as a central component of the society itself, notes Joseph Esposito, in his post […]

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Blogs selected for Week April 16 to April 22, 2018

1. Is peer review bad for your mental health? Amidst fears of a mental health crisis in higher education, to what extent is the peer review process a contributing factor? It’s a process fraught with uncertainty, as authors try to forge something constructive from often mixed feedback or occasionally downright unhelpful comments. In her post […]

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Blogs selected for Week April 9 to April 15, 2018

1. Embracing the digital transformation in publishing-and its impact on authors What does digital transformation mean for authors? Writers win when their work is published faster, cleaner, with the widest possible reach, and with the longest possible lifespan. Digital transformation optimises the ecosystem to achieve this, notes Steffanie Ness, in her post in The Bookseller […]

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Blogs selected for Week April 2 to April 8, 2018

1. Access then impact: using the media as a shortcut to policymakers As the value of research with impact increases, so too does the importance of first gaining access to policymakers and other persons of influence. One shortcut to doing this is through increased media coverage. In his post in the LSE Impact of Social […]

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Blogs selected for Week March 26 to April 1, 2018

1. Writing Support Across Global Research Communities: A Case Study for Public Health AuthorAID, a project of INSAP, through its platform services and community, is offering researchers a means of making global connections. These opportunities to identify and support collaborations, potential funding sources, and grant writing and publishing, can bolster the production and circulation of […]

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