Tag:innovations in academia

Jesper Sørensen, editor-in-chief of Sociological Science discusses his hopes for the journal both in terms of having an impact in its field and as part of the open access movement.

Torsten Reimer Scholarly Communications Officer at Imperial College London discusses his work to ensure the College's digital infrastructure facilitates OA and high standards of research communication.

One of the founders of the open access movement Stevan Harnad discusses how he began working to make scholarship open, why he supports the green OA model, and his hopes for the future of OA.

In celebration of Open Access Week 2015, Scholastica will be welcoming OA supporters to the blog to discuss how and why they are working to further the OA movement.

British mathematician Sir Timothy Gowers announces the launch of one of the first arXiv overlay journals, Discrete Analysis.

Social media makes it possible to transport yourself to concurrent sessions at academic conferences and engage with others both physically in attendance and online.

The creators of Hybrid Pedagogy have sought to foster a new approach to scholarly communication, peer review, and open access publishing.

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

Authors of Making Institutional Repositories Work delve into the history of IRs and the experiences of libraries currently in varying stages of IR development.

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.