We’re hiring! Head of Academic Outreach

About Kudos

An exciting opportunity to join a small but rapidly expanding team focused on providing an innovative online service for academic researchers, research groups, institutions, publishers, societies and funders. Kudos provides tools for planning and managing research dissemination to accelerate and maximize reach and impact. This multi-award-winning service has a global client base, including major publishers such as Taylor & Francis, Wiley and SAGE, and 200,000 researchers and academics. Continue reading “We’re hiring! Head of Academic Outreach”

Deep into the heart of open science

The AAAS Annual Meeting takes place in Austin from 15 to 19 February and F1000 will be there. We will try to get to the heart of open science while deep in the heart of Texas. The practice of open science is defined as “the practice of science in such a way that others can collaborate and contribute, where research data, lab notes and other research processes are freely available, under terms that enable reuse, redistribution and reproduction of the research and its underlying data and methods.” Continue reading “Deep into the heart of open science”

SSP Announces 2018 SSP Webinar Series

February 6, 2018 Wheat Ridge, CO – The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) webinar series covers timely topics, delivers highly informative and thought-provoking webinars designed to challenge and stimulate discussion and are offered throughout the year.

This year’s webinars will cover the following topics:

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2018 SSP Webinar Preview: Sharing Policies: IRs, Authors’ Manuscripts vs. PrePrint vs. Version of Record

February 6, 2018 Wheatridge, CO – The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) kicks off its 2018 webinar series with an in-depth look at the confusion surrounding current sharing policies and the challenges facing authors, libraries, and publishers alike. “Sharing Policies: IRs, Author’s Manuscript vs. PrePrint vs. Version of Record,” 11 a.m. to noon, February 13. The webinar will clarify current policies and encourage dialogue about how the scholarly publishing community can work together to address these ambiguities. Continue reading “2018 SSP Webinar Preview: Sharing Policies: IRs, Authors’ Manuscripts vs. PrePrint vs. Version of Record”

Interested in the Latest Trends in Medical Publications? Attend the 14th Annual Meeting of ISMPP!

 

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Themed From Publication to Practice: Advancing Science Through Effective Communication, this year’s Annual Meeting will feature enlightening sessions and peer-to-peer discussion of interest to both seasoned publication professionals and those who are newer to the profession Continue reading “Interested in the Latest Trends in Medical Publications? Attend the 14th Annual Meeting of ISMPP!”

What do journalists do with large amounts of text?

Barbara Maseda is on a John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship project at Stanford University, where she is working on designing text processing solutions for journalists. In a special guest post she explains what she’s found so far — and why she needs your help.

Over the last few months, I have been talking to journalists about their trials and tribulations with textual sources, trying to get as detailed a picture as possible of their processes, namely:

  • how and in what format they obtain the text,
  • how they find newsworthy information in the documents,
  • using what tools,
  • for what kinds of stories,

…among other details.

What I’ve found so far is fascinating: from tech-savvy reporters who write their own code when they need to analyze a text collection, to old-school investigative journalists convinced that printing and highlighting are the most reliable and effective options — and many shades of approaches in between. Continue reading “What do journalists do with large amounts of text?”

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