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Emojis in Scholarly Communication: 🔥 or 💩?  

“Should there be an emoji for everything?” asked journalist Sophie Haigney in a recent New Yorker…


FSCI2019 | A deep dive into scholarly communication

Each year in August, researchers, librarians, educators, students, and open access advocates…


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Publish or perish? Faculty publishing decisions and the RPT process

By Meredith T. Niles, Lesley Schimanski, Erin McKiernan, and Juan Pablo Alperin – with Alice…


Preprint Research Team

To preprint or not to preprint? Research for a more transparent publishing system

"Academic life" by uonottingham is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 “For researchers, there is…


Academic review promotion and tenure documents promote a view of open access that is at odds with the wider academic community

By Juan Pablo Alperin, Esteban Morales and Erin McKiernan.  First published on the LSE Impact…


ScholCommLab goes bowling!

This week, the Vancouver ScholCommLab packed things in early and hit the bowling lanes. Team…


Meet the reverse flip journal: Q&A with Lisa Matthias

Lisa Matthias, ScholCommLab Visiting Scholar and co-author of a new paper on reverse-flip…


Opening access and banning elsevier

SFU Faculty perspectives on open access and the University of California's Elsevier cancellation

Published April 8, 2019 by Kate Shuttleworth on the Radical Access Blog The University…


David Moscrop Book Launch

David Moscrop launches 'Too Dumb for Democracy?'

"The good news is, we're not too dumb for democracy," David Moscrop told a packed room of media,…


Making Knowledge Public students Melissa Roach, Kari Gustavson, and Carina Albrecht

Making Knowledge Public: Student reflections on the 2018 President’s Dream Colloquium

First published on February 28, 2019 on the Radical Access Blog. Changing the academic system to…