Archives par mot-clé : Scholarly Publishing

« Free to All »: Library Publishing and the Challenge of Open Access

« There is a significant and important responsibility as libraries move into the role of publishing to retain our heritage of “access for all.” Connecting and collaborating with colleagues in the publishing industry is essential, but should come with the understanding … Continuer la lecture

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Library Publishing is Special: Selection and Eligibility in Library Publishing

« Traditional publishing is based on ownership, commerce, paid exchanges, and scholarship as a commodity, while library activities are based on a service model of sharing resources and free exchange. I believe library publishing should be based on those values and … Continuer la lecture

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Alignment With Editors’ Expectations

« Library publishing is a growing area of interest for academic libraries as journal editors are increasingly seeking the services offered by libraries to start new journals, revive older journals, or cross over from commercial publishers. The purpose of this paper … Continuer la lecture

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“The sum of all human knowledge”: A systematic review of scholarly research on the content of Wikipedia

« Wikipedia might possibly be the best-developed attempt thus far of the enduring quest to gather all human knowledge in one place. Its accomplishments in this regard have made it an irresistible point of inquiry for researchers from various fields of … Continuer la lecture

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Les couleurs de la publication scientifique – Mutations dans la sous-filière de la revue scientifique STM, analysées par les industries culturelles

« La diffusion de la revue scientifique dans les domaines STM s’inscrit aujourd’hui dans un contexte où cohabitent quatre modèles représentés par des couleurs : le « Blanc » pour le payant, le « Vert » pour les archives ouvertes, le … Continuer la lecture

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Towards an Interoperable Digital Scholarly Edition

« Recent proposals for creating digital scholarly editions (DSEs) through the crowdsourcing of transcriptions and collaborative scholarship, for the establishment of national repositories of digital humanities data, and for the referencing, sharing, and storage of DSEs, have underlined the need for … Continuer la lecture

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Publishing without Publishers: a Decentralized Approach to Dissemination, Retrieval, and Archiving of Data

« Making available and archiving scientific results is for the most part still considered the task of classical publishing companies, despite the fact that classical forms of publishing centered around printed narrative articles no longer seem well-suited in the digital age. … Continuer la lecture

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The ‘total cost of publication’ in a hybrid open-access environment: Institutional approaches to funding journal article-processing charges in combination with subscriptions

« As open-access (OA) publishing funded by article-processing charges (APCs) becomes more widely accepted, academic institutions need to be aware of the ‘total cost of publication’, comprising subscription costs plus APCs and additional administration costs. This study analyses data from 23 … Continuer la lecture

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Using Crowdsourcing to Evaluate Published Scientific Literature: Methods and Example

« Systematically evaluating scientific literature is a time consuming endeavor that requires hours of coding and rating. Here, we describe a method to distribute these tasks across a large group through online crowdsourcing. Using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk, crowdsourced workers (microworkers) completed … Continuer la lecture

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Rise of the Rest: The Growing Impact of Non-Elite Journals

« In this paper, we examine the evolution of the impact of non-elite journals. We attempt to answer two questions. First, what fraction of the top-cited articles are published in non-elite journals and how has this changed over time. Second, what … Continuer la lecture

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