science

Happy Father’s Day

By |June 18th, 2018|Access Insights, Featured|Comments Off on Happy Father’s Day

We celebrated Father’s Day yesterday, so it felt appropriate to share an article written several years ago for this blog about the “father of […]

Shining the Light on Peer Review

By |April 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Shining the Light on Peer Review

Peer review is a vital step in scientific publishing. Unfortunately it is often not formally taught. This interesting news came to us from EurekAlert! in […]

STEM and Women

By |February 15th, 2018|News, Technology|Comments Off on STEM and Women

Inspiring women are all around us. It doesn’t have to be the latest astronaut or poet laureate that graces all the headlines to inspire […]

Science Journal Increases Access

By |January 4th, 2018|News, reference, search, semantic|Comments Off on Science Journal Increases Access

A new authoritative journal has joined the family of open access titles. Launched in 1884 and 1912, respectively, University of Hamburg’s journal Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen […]

Collaboration Seeks to Improve Research

By |November 13th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Collaboration Seeks to Improve Research

A group of not-for-profit scientific membership societies have announced the launch of the Scientific Society Publisher Alliance (SSPA). This is an initiative focused on […]

Webinar Addresses the Current Media Landscape

By |November 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Webinar Addresses the Current Media Landscape

It is back to school season and that applies to professionals as well. The Society for Scholarly Publishing is offering a webinar on November […]

Gender Bias in Scientific Publishing

By |November 3rd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Gender Bias in Scientific Publishing

Scientists strive to be objective in their peer review of grant applications and manuscript submissions. However, the threat to objectivity comes from all humans […]

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 […]

April: America’s Newest Sweetheart

By |May 22nd, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on April: America’s Newest Sweetheart

Who is April?

I heard that at a least a dozen times last month from friends and colleagues. With more than 1.2 million people logging […]

No Taxation Without Taxonomy

By |May 8th, 2017|News, Taxonomy|Comments Off on No Taxation Without Taxonomy

It isn’t every day that the word “taxonomy” is used in a protest. However, thousands of scientists worldwide took to the streets to rail against […]