Tag:higher education

This Spring Carl T. Bergstrom and Jevin West, professors at the University of Washington, are debuting a new course on how to debunk numerical bullshit in research and the mainstream media.

Tackling that first journal submission can be a great learning experience for scholars, particularly graduate students working on their PhD thesis.

How journal editors and publishers are tracking alternative metrics data and pinpointing the metrics that matter most to them in order to improve their publications.

As the scope of digital humanities initiatives continues to evolve and grow, scholars and librarians are surfacing innovative possibilities for the field.

Social media is a big part of many college students' personal lives and, whether they realize it or not, a budding component of their future professional personas as well.

Librarians and academics involved in scholarly publishing from around the world gathered on March 29th and 30th to take part in the second annual Library Publishing Coalition (LPC) Forum.

Steps journals can take to ensure their content is discoverable and appealing to both search engines and human readers.

Editors share what they are doing to not only refine the quality of their journal's peer review process but also speed up their workflow.

Assistant professor at Stanford Law Lisa Ouellette is fostering discussions about intellectual property and patent law via her blog Written Description.

The Conversation is the destination where scholars in Scholastica can share the latest goings on in academia. Now it's easier for users to spot new Conversation posts and trending topics.