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Internal Contradictions with Open Access Books

The Scholarly Kitchen - June 04, 2019 3761

Consolidation and concentration are inherent properties of media in a networked environment.


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Ask The Chefs: Annual Meeting Sessions

The Scholarly Kitchen - May 24, 2019 3156

Are you looking forward to this year's SSP Annual Conference? We are! This month we asked the Chefs which sessions they were planning to attend and why.


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The New “University Journals” in the Marketplace

The Scholarly Kitchen - May 06, 2019 2166

For “University Publishing” to succeed by any measure, however, it is going to have to attract a lot of authors.


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Revisiting — Navigating the Big Deal: A Guide for Societies

The Scholarly Kitchen - April 26, 2019 1616

In the wak of Plan S, many independent and society publishers are investigating partnerships with larger publishing houses. It's important to understand what it means to join a publisher's Big Deal program, and so here we revisit Michael Clarke's post that explains the changing nature of the Big Deal and what it can mean for these partnerships.


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The First Read and Publish Deal with California: An Interview with Cambridge University Press

The Scholarly Kitchen - April 22, 2019 1396

Earlier this month, Cambridge University Press and the University of California announced a new Read & Publish (R&P) agreement, likely the largest such agreement to date in North America. Today, Roger Schonfeld interviews Cambridge's Mandy Hill, Managing Director, and Chris Bennett, Global Sales Director, about this new agreement.  


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Researcher to Reader (R2R) Debate: Is Sci-Hub Good or Bad for Scholarly Communication?

The Scholarly Kitchen - April 16, 2019 1066

Transcript of a debate held at the 2019 Researcher to Reader Conference, on the resolution "Sci-Hub Does More Good Than Harm to Scholarly Communication."


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