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Perverse career incentives steer researchers toward publishing more articles – and away from other important goals.
Giving researchers the data skills they need to share, review, and validate each other’s work, writes Erin Becker.
New study of harassment of graduate students by faculty members suggests that the problem is worse -- both in level of offense and prevalence of repeat offenders -- than many believe.
One of the top journals in political science makes data-sharing and replication part of the publication process.
Google has reportedly financed hundreds of research papers to help fight regulation that could harm it, via stipends of $5,000 to $400,000.
How are scholars and researchers working to restore confidence in peer-reviewed science?
Technologist argues that artificial intelligence could make publishing decisions in milliseconds.
Louisiana State University (LSU) takes Elsevier to court in an attempt to settle a disagreement with the publisher about its $1.64 million contract.
New study suggests female professors outperform men in terms of service -- to their possible professional detriment.
Academic publishing is becoming more about establishing a pecking order and less about pursuing knowledge.
Starting March 15, the university will begin removing more than 20,000 video and audio lectures from public view as a result of a Justice Department accessibility order.
Textbooks aren't selling like they used to, but a new business model that has led to increased access to course materials and lower costs at some universities is beginning to take shape.
Many professors frequently write tenure-review letters, but as a community, we’re not regularly discussing how we should be doing so, argues Eric Goldman.
The world's largest scholarly journal, PLOS ONE, is seeing fewer and fewer researchers publish their work in it as the open-access publishing market evolves.
Elsevier explains the thought process behind its new journal impact metrics.
Sick of relying on commercial platforms for academic sharing? Humanities Commons, SocArXiv, and the Center for Open Science to the rescue!
Book offers critique of uses of big data to measure the output of professors and institutions, arguing that technique is equivalent to “The Emperor’s New Clothes.”
A guide on how to make Twitter work for academic purposes.
New study adds to evidence that student reviews of professors have limited validity.
Association of American Publishers complains about Cal State librarian who studies popularity of pirated scientific papers. Cal State defends its librarian.