Blogs selected for Week September 23, 2019 to September 29, 2019

1. What’s in a name? How false author affiliations are damaging academic research When reading a research paper, can you be certain that the institution the author claims to be affiliated with is actually the institution that was responsible for supporting the research? In this post Vivienne C. Bachelet in the LSE Impact Blog presents […]

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Blogs selected for Week September 16, 2019 to September 22, 2019

1. How to Be A Good Peer Reviewer A major factor in determining quality in the peer review process are the reviewers. Without peers providing high-quality reviews, the value-add of the peer review process declines. the streamlined process of peer review is complicated when reviewers with good intentions do bad things. A reviewer who does […]

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Blogs selected for Week September 9, 2019 to September 15, 2019

1. Ask The Chefs: Peer Review Quality Quality means different things to different people. How do you think different stakeholders would define quality in peer review? This week is Peer Review Week 2019. Asking the Chefs a peer review question has become a tradition. This year the theme is quality in peer review. In this […]

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Blogs selected for Week September 2, 2019 to September 8, 2019

1. Guest Post: Cost per Use Overvalues Journal Subscriptions Digital delivery of scholarly publications has enabled far more robust tracking of usage, with the COUNTER Project providing and periodically updating the defining standard for usage measurement. As a result, usage has become a critical metric for establishing the value of a given journal or content […]

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Blogs selected for Week August 19, 2019 to August 25, 2019

1. Where is the Publication Puck Going? Making Research Available “Upstream” of Publication Could scholarly publishers’ skills and capacity be re-positioned to serve researchers at earlier stages in the research process, “upstream” of publication? In this post in the Scholarly Kitchen Blog, Charlie Rapple shares findings from a survey of the communications needs of almost […]

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