Great overview of a number of digital tools that can help with different aspects of scholarly communications.
As new scientific metrics win wider acceptance, they may help tell a more complete story of researchers’ productivity than do traditional metrics alone.
This short film illustrates the power of words to radically change your words and your effect upon the world.
Don’t miss the excellent post “Professors, We Need You” by Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) in the New York Times. Kristof explores various reasons and examples as to why scholars are not more influential in today’s society. I believe that academic research institutions could be key to addressing this issue if they provided the infrastructure, training, and incentives in support of […]
New report confirms that the internet and web have been a plus for society, especially for individual users.
Immer öfter verwirklichen Journalisten in den USA ihre Ideen mit Unterstützung des Publikums. Sie könnten damit das etablierte Redaktionsmodell der Verleger herausfordern.
Jason M. Kelly has collected and analyzed answers from 176 scholars to measure their attitudes towards their institutions’ digital scholarship policies.
Frits Ahlefeldt creates compelling drawings to raise issues and explore how we can find new paths forward.
In this podcast, Martin Weller, author of the book “The Digital Scholar”, talks about the ways in which digital technologies open up new possibilities for academics, and why researchers cannot afford to ignore these.
Very helpful list of data visualization and infographic tools.
Here is a very informative article on the “Open Researcher and Contributor ID” (ORCID) by @clairebower. ORCID will grant scientists a unique identifying number, helping readers of the literature to distinguish between authors with similar names, launched this week. “But ORCID is more than a Registry, it is a community effort to embed these identifiers in research […]