Blogs selected for Week February 10 to February 16, 2020

1. Counting Down to #NISOPlus20! On February 23, The National Information Standards Organization will welcome about 250 attendees to a sold-out inaugural NISO Plus conference in Baltimore, MD. The NISO Board Member steering committee has given a lot of thought and effort into making NISO Plus different from the average industry conference. From the outset […]

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Blogs selected for Week February 3 to February 9, 2020

1. Revisiting — Transformative Agreements: A Primer Do you know what is meant by the term “transformative agreement” or how “Read and Publish” deals are structured? Today we revisit the 2019 primer by @lisalibrarian explaining the basics concepts behind these increasingly important approaches. In this post in the Scholarly Kitchen Blog, Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe Mariëlle […]

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Blogs selected for Week January 27 to February 2, 2020

1. Scholarly Societies: The Importance of Community For most societies, publishing revenues are used to provide services directly to all in their community – not just those who are paid-up members. In the same way that academic institutions thrive through generating revenues and then spending the proceeds on development of the community, so do scholarly […]

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Blogs selected for Week January 20 to January 26, 2020

1. Data Analysis: How Effective Is TrendMD? A reanalysis of TrendMD experimental data reveal details on its effectiveness, novelty, and bias. A recent paper authored by the founders and employees of TrendMD, a recommender system for academic content, reported an overall citation benefit of 50% — a net gain of 5.1 citations within 12 months. […]

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Blogs selected for Week January 13 to January 19, 2020

1. Let Authors Choose How to Pay for Peer Review and Publication The United States Office for Science Technology and Policy (OSTP) is rumoured to be gearing up to release an Open Access (OA) policy, and like cOAlition S before it, both the funders involved and the researchers affected will need to consider different approaches […]

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