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Libraries Face a Future of Open Access

The Scholarly Kitchen - May 23, 2018 4799

Libraries and legacy publishers are in an unholy embrace. They need not love each other to feel they should stick together.


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Get a job: Digital Extremes is hiring a Sr. Lighting Artist

Gamasutra - May 16, 2018 4438

Ontario-based Digital Extremes is looking for an experienced Lighting Artist to work with its art team to create compelling environment lighting. ...


Peer Review – Authors and Reviewers – our “North Star”

The Scholarly Kitchen - May 16, 2018 4414

Robert Harington suggests that publishers need to do more for researchers to help authors, and to help reviewers understand their role as a reviewer and be recognized for their work. We need to tackle implicit bias in peer review. We need to focus on our “North Star”


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Guest Post: From Supermarkets to Marketplaces — The Evolution of the Open Access Ecosystem

The Scholarly Kitchen - May 14, 2018 4304

Sven Fund from Knowledge Unlatched talks about new approaches needed to drive open access progress.


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Publishing Continues to Outperform Perception

The Scholarly Kitchen - May 08, 2018 3974

Publishers have shown themselves to be resourceful, navigating troubled waters to growth and profitability.


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Activision Blizzard sees new Q1 records, though share prices still falter

Gamasutra - May 03, 2018 3725

The company has released financial reports for the first quarter of its 2018 fiscal year, setting new quarterly records for net bookings, but failing to win over shareholders with new projections. ...


Weekly Jobs Roundup: Housemarque, Square Enix, and more are hiring now!

Gamasutra - May 03, 2018 3722

From Japan to California, here are just some of the many game studios and companies looking to hire new team members. ...

Guest Post: Research Deluge — Are Researchers Writing More yet Contributing Less?

The Scholarly Kitchen - May 01, 2018 3589

Sneha Kulkarni from Editage takes a look at the ever-increasing global scientific output, and asks questions about quantity versus quality.


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Why Don’t Societies Simply Sell off Their Publishing Assets?

The Scholarly Kitchen - April 26, 2018 3314

Society publishers resist the sale of their publications to bidders from the commercial world because they view the publications as a central component of the society itself.


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Valiant Hearts dev is making another WWI game 'to not forget, and to not repeat'

Gamasutra - April 25, 2018 3272

DigiXart cofounder Yoan Fanise chats with Gamasutra about the indie studio's new project, the World War I narrative game 11-11: Memories Untold, and how it's collaborating with Aardman Studios. ...


Blog: How Tencent dominated the $22B games deals market

Gamasutra - April 23, 2018 3166

Tencent participated in >$4 of every $10 invested and >3/4 of all M& A value for games globally in the last 12 months. Plus Q1 saw total games market record >$2.1B investment and >$14.4B M& A. ...