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Guest Post: What a new Publons Report on Peer Review Says About Diversity, and More

The Scholarly Kitchen - September 12, 2018 4460

The Publons Global State of Peer Review Report reveals significant patterns in reviews and reviewing, with implications for global science.


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The New Plugins — What Goals Are the Access Solutions Pursuing?

The Scholarly Kitchen - August 23, 2018 3360

The apparently different approaches Kopernio, Unpaywall, and Access Anywhere are taking might have a common assumption at their hearts -- the status quo.


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Advocating for Change by Limiting New Business: An Interview with BTAA’s Kimberly Armstrong

The Scholarly Kitchen - August 15, 2018 2920

Library consortia are taking stronger positions with scholarly publishers, not just in Europe but in North America as well. In this interview, Roger Schonfeld speaks with Kimberly Armstrong about BTAA's principles, concerns, and tactics.


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Design Matters: How One Typeface Came to Dominate Movie Posters

The Scholarly Kitchen - August 10, 2018 2645

A look at movie poster typography, and how one typeface became the standard.


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Guest Post: Safiya Umoja Noble and the Ethics of Social Justice in Information (Part 1)

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 19, 2018 1435

Jocelyn Dawson and Rebecca McLeod interview Safiya Noble, author of "Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism".


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Why Hasn’t the Academy Taken Back Control of Publishing Already?

The Scholarly Kitchen - July 16, 2018 1270

Perhaps the academy has not taken control of scholarly publishing because it doesn’t want to.


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