No matter what we call it, commenting on scholarly publications has a spotty record of success. Despite the mediocre results, journals, databases, and third party sites keep trying to get authors and readers to engage in this way. This post explores different models and the challenges online commenting faces. The post Should We Stop with the Commenting Alrea
Many of the finest scholarly publications can boast of exemplary editorial programs, but the advent of Gold Open Access, especially when mandated by funding agencies, may make this kind of editorial activity a thing of the past. The post Decline and Fall of the Editor appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Science's historical progress can't be assumed. It has to be reclaimed, re-established. That's more difficult in a fragmented information space geared for extremism. The post The Information Landscape — How Do We Tackle the Problems Caused by Silicon Valley? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.