Blogs selected for Week April 20 to April 26, 2020

1. Guest Post – Seamless remote access during a global pandemic: An indispensable necessity Federated authentication is also a more efficient way to deliver content to off-campus patrons than other commonly known remote access options. With VPN and many proxy configurations, content from a publisher’s site must flow through the campus network in order to […]

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Blogs selected for Week April 13 to April 19, 2020

1. Without stronger academic governance, Covid-19 will concentrate the corporate control of academic publishing While the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a short term uptick in open research practices, both in response to the virus and the need for remote access to research and teaching materials. Samuel Moore argues that the long term impact of […]

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Blogs selected for Week April 6 to April 12, 2020

1. Are we all digital scholars now? How the lockdown will reshape the post-pandemic digital structure of academia. Publishers, aggregators and libraries are helping to make research and course materials available online open access. But is there a knack to finding them? With the global scientific community united in their search for a coronavirus vaccine, […]

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Blogs selected for Week March 30 to April 5, 2020

1. Community engagement amidst a crisis A good deal of the work of scholarly communication involves facilitating communities. Researchers and those who support them facilitate disciplinary communities, interdisciplinary communities, data communities, professional communities, and standards communities, among others. In this sudden shift to working from home and virtualized operations, some of the ways in which […]

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