Archives for September, 2012

One of my all-time most popular posts in the search engine keyword logs is Friday Fun: Historians Admit To Inventing Ancient Greeks. And a good chunk of the commenters seem to think it’s true and not devilishly clever satire. A common occurrence with The Onion, apparently. Well, this one is in the same category, from…

When did addiction become a good thing? Getting scientists to take ethics seriously: strategies that are probably doomed to failure. Why I Pay for Content (And Why That Makes Me Feel Like a Sucker) On the importance of networking in academic settings Two things prompted by a new website: space as a service and full…

Whither Science Publishing?

About a month ago The Scientist published an interesting set of interviews with a set of scientists, publishers and LIS faculty on the future of scholarly publishing. They called it Whither Science Publishing? with the subtitle “As we stand on the brink of a new scientific age, how researchers should best communicate their findings and…

Patents Considered Evil The MOOC debate Higher Ed 2020: Epic Fail? The Digital Age and Higher Education Smart Writing: It’s good to be published, and better to be understood Writing Books People Want to Read 3 Reasons Why There’s No Measuring ROI On Social Media Getting scientists to take ethics seriously: strategies that are probably…

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