Stacy Konkiel wonders if altmetrics might help understand the influence of research in a more gender-balanced way
Universities can gain from employing digital tools in their teaching and learning strategies, writes John Donovan
The information profession has radically changed in recent years and it is continuing to evolve, writes Nick Poole
A new report, commissioned by Research Information, has asked publishers, librarians and researchers about challenges in the scholarly publishing cycle - and the answers make for brutal reading
There are clear benefits to publishing academic books using immediate, or ‘gold’, open access (OA) models, according to a report from Springer Nature.
Springer Nature has deposited 600,000 chemical compounds on PubChem, collectively offering more than 26 million links back into the primary literature, eBooks or major reference works located on SpringerLink, BMC or nature.com
Researchers are increasingly willing to share data and are increasingly aware of open data, according to a survey by Figshare
Verena Weigert and Graham Stone ask what can we learn from other countries to preserve the monograph
Paul Kudlow says the publishing industry is facing a monumental challenge: how do we ensure research is read?
International Standard Book Numbers (ISBNs) for self-published titles have climbed 218.33 per cent since 2011
Danny Kingsley, deputy director at Cambridge University Library, looks back at her early days at Australian National University – and forward to the many challenges facing librarians
While researchers, publishers and funders warm to data sharing, issues over misuse, citation and credit remain, reports Rebecca Pool