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Ask The Chefs: New Skills

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 18, 2019 4948

In a world of face-paced constant change, individual development and evolution is critical. What new skills have you developed in the past 5 years and why?


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Guest Post — Transitioning to a New Peer Review System: From Scary to Successful

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 17, 2019 4893

The idea of starting over with new peer review management system can make you break out in a cold sweat. Karen Stanwood offers her experience and lessons learned for those considering making a move.


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Diverting Leakage to the Library Subscription Channel

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 16, 2019 4838

Springer Nature is leading in the effort to preserve library subscriptions by syndicating its content and, in doing so, would establish ResearchGate as perhaps the foremost service for the distribution of scholarly content. Analysis by @lisalibrarian and @rschon.


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Guest Post — Library Publishers Convene in Vancouver to Discuss Open Platforms and Open Educational Resources

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 15, 2019 4783

Heather Staines shares highlights of this year's Library Publishing Coalition Forum, especially the focus on open platforms and tools.


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Things Called “American” in Different Countries

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 12, 2019 4618

A Friday video showing different things around the world that are called, "American".


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Why Should Researchers Volunteer for Global Evidence Gathering Processes?

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 09, 2019 4453

What could motivate researchers to get involved in global evidence-informed policy influencing processes such as the one led by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - and how can we ensure diversity of researchers and research sources?


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Welcoming A New Chef in the Kitchen, Haseeb Irfanullah

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 09, 2019 4453

Welcoming a new Chef in the Kitchen, Haseeb Irfanullah.


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Happy Fourth of July

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 04, 2019 4178

We're off for the US Independence Day holiday. Celebrate with the Staple Singers.


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They Know We Know They Know: Does Sci-Hub Affect Library Subscriptions?

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 03, 2019 4123

So does Sci-Hub lead libraries to cancel journals, or doesn't it? Maybe the answer isn't a simple yes or no.


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Guest Post: Plan S and Humanities Publishing

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 02, 2019 4068

Jasmin Lange from Brill suggests a path forward for open access in the Humanities and Social Sciences.


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The Academy Mobilizes – Unizin Tackles Learning Analytics

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 01, 2019 4013

Judy Luther takes an in-depth look at Unizin, a consortial effort by universities to build open source digital learning systems.


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Regional Accents of the United States

The Scholarly Kitchen - June 28, 2019 3848

A Friday video offering 50 different regional accents from 50 states in America.


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Peer Review Week Is Five!

The Scholarly Kitchen - June 26, 2019 3738

The fifth annual Peer Review Week will take place from September 16-20, 2019. In this post, co-founder Alice Meadows reflects on its history and achievements, and looks forward to this year's celebrations.


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Stanford University Press and the Wrong Lesson of the Humanities

The Scholarly Kitchen - June 24, 2019 3628

What if, instead of enacting a caricature of Silicon Valley, Stanford recognized the future and threw its arms around Stanford University Press? That would be the smart move.


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Cutting Through the Headline Hype on Medical Studies

The Scholarly Kitchen - June 21, 2019 3463

Two videos offer tips on separating the actual research done in medical studies from the often over-hyped media coverage.


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Open Access Monographs: Building Better Infrastructure

The Scholarly Kitchen - June 20, 2019 3408

Experimentation is key in supporting open access monographs. We've done the research and now it's time to build a better user experience.


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