Blogs selected for Week March 18, 2019 to March 24, 2019

1. Scientific publishing needs to change The goal of scientific publication was to tear down silos. While the existing scientific publication system has limited value in this world, the scholarly peer review process is more important than ever, notes Jonathan Thon, in his post in the University Affairs Blog. The blog post says (quote): Selected […]

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Blogs selected for Week March 11, 2019 to March 17, 2019

1. Guest Post – Pictures Worth a Thousand Words? On Visualisations of Scholarly Workflow It is no secret that some of the major players in scholarly communications are pivoting toward offering support for research processes beyond publishing. Universities, research funders, and librarians are increasingly invested in shaping research processes as well, especially amid growing concerns […]

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Blogs selected for Week March 4, 2019 to March 10, 2019

1. Revisiting: Governance and the Not-for-profit Publisher How can not-for-profit organisations outcompete their commercial rivals? Joseph Esposito, in the Scholarly Kitchen Blog, revisits his 2011 post that lays out a blueprint for success. The blog post says (quote): A lack of money is not what prevents a NFP from becoming the next Wolters Kluwer. Something […]

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Blogs selected for Week February 25, 2019 to March 3, 2019

1. Say blockchain one more time! What is the real value of blockchain to higher education? The revolutionary potential of blockchain has been much touted in many fields including research and higher education. In his post in the LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog, Martin Hamilton discusses some of the potential applications of blockchain to […]

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