Analysis & opinion

24 November 2016

European and North American countries should pay attention to the development of libraries in Arab countries, writes Rafael Ball

24 November 2016

October saw the launch of ARM Education Media, a subscription-based digital content hub offering education kits. Khaled Benkrid tells us more

21 November 2016

Eastern Europe is turning into a technological hub, and academic publishing in Bulgaria and the region is no exception, writes Iliyana Kuzmova

04 November 2016

Chris Brown asks whether the environments in which we conduct our research are up-to-scratch

02 November 2016

The issue of female representation in STEM occupations has been a hot topic in recent years, writes Katherine Single

12 October 2016

There are a growing number of new tools and services available to support academics throughout the research cycle. Here, Emily Marchant from Cambridge University Press speaks to Matias Piipari, the founder of an online writing tool called Manuscripts, which is designed specifically for the authoring of academic texts

23 September 2016

Interactive scholarly publishing systems need to do much more than just look pretty, argues Ian Curson

22 September 2016

The role of the librarian in India is transforming. Shafina Segon and Nicola Bacon describe two initiatives to change technology and research methodology in academia

30 August 2016

When technologies arrive on the market, not only are most libraries interested; they also test a few and integrate them in selected applications and projects, writes Rafael Ball.

11 August 2016

Roy Kaufman and Michael Iarrobino explain why text miners should heed the data quality imperative

09 August 2016

Southern journals need to be self-critical and creative, and should comply with standards recognised internationally, writes Haseeb Md. Irfanullah

01 August 2016

International advances in digital scholarship was the theme of the joint conference hosted in July by Jisc and the Coalition for Networked Education (CNI) – a US organisation supporting digital technology in scholarly communication – at the prestigious Wadham College, University of Oxford. Rachel Bruce discusses the key themes



Open access looks set to shake up the humanities and social sciences book landscape for the better, reports Rebecca Pool


Nigel Lee, CEO at Glasstree Academic Publishing, describes how he wants to transform scholarly communications