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Digital Wordsmithing

By |July 26th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

With a passion for language, Erin McKean founded a nonprofit corporation and the world’s largest online dictionary. Wordnik is how the language guru and […]

Words Can Be a Lifelong Career

A 76-year old lexicographer continues working with his passion of the English language and all the intricacies that come along with it. He compiles […]

The Dictionary to the Rescue

By |July 21st, 2017|News, reference, semantic|0 Comments

Who knew in this day and age of digital, semantic and virtual technologies that the dictionary would turn out to the hero of the […]

Women Aviators: Then & Now

By |July 10th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference|Comments Off on Women Aviators: Then & Now

A newly discovered photograph suggests aviator Amelia Earhart, who vanished 80 years ago on a round-the-world flight, survived a crash-landing in the Marshall Islands. The photo, […]

ALPSP Conference Promises Rich Content

By |July 10th, 2017|Business strategy, News, reference, Technology|Comments Off on ALPSP Conference Promises Rich Content

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers’s (ALPSP) 10th annual conference is coming up soon. The big question is “what does artificial intelligence (AI) […]

Clearing the Fog

By |July 7th, 2017|News, reference, Term lists|Comments Off on Clearing the Fog

We have all been there. It might be in the middle of a professional conversation or social gathering and someone uses a word you […]

Naming Conventions

By |July 3rd, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Naming Conventions

Taxonomy is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics, and the practice and science of classification […]

Intelligent Peer Review

By |June 29th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Intelligent Peer Review

Peer review is not a new topic. It is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers […]

There is No Hiding

By |June 28th, 2017|News, reference, search|Comments Off on There is No Hiding

Are all journals vulnerable to harm from piracy? Are open access (OA) journals immune to the threat? The Scholarly Kitchen brought this news to us in […]

New Partnership Focuses on Libraries

By |June 27th, 2017|indexing, News, reference|Comments Off on New Partnership Focuses on Libraries

Academic publisher SAGE Publishing has partnered with EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to broaden the availability of SAGE’s journals portfolio to North American public, corporate, medical, […]