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  • Free Webinar on Transformative Journals June 19, 2021
    Please forgive any cross-posting. On Wednesday, June 23 at 10 eastern / 3 pm UK, Delta Think will host a free webinar in the News & Views series on Transformative Journals and how they are tracking against Plan S criteria. Please register here. The complete News & Views post can be found here.
  • RE: Forthcoming BBC Radio Programme on Sci-Hub June 14, 2021
    I notice that also at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000wz2h there are a number of “Related Links” including to a YouTube keynote presentation by SPARC’s Heather Joseph and a Scholarly Kitchen article by Andrew Pitts. Richard From: ric...@gedye.plus.com Sent:
  • RE: Forthcoming BBC Radio Programme on Sci-Hub June 14, 2021
    The programme is indeed both streamable and downloadable now at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000wz2h where there are also a couple of paragraphs headed “STM Media Statement”. I’m inferring that this was drafted by STM after hearing an advance copy of the programme although that is not
  • Community Open Principles: Before, During and After the Global Pandemic (Force11/EIFL/REPO) June 11, 2021
    Greetings! The Force11 Working Group Reimagining Educational Practices for Open (REPO) will be hosting its second webinar on Jun 30, 2021 at 13:00 UTC. Community Open Principles: Before, During and After the Global Pandemic Dr. Ana Persic, UNESCO, Dr. Arianna Becerril García, AmeliCA, Dr.
  • FW: Issue #34: The Missing Elephant June 10, 2021
    In case you didn’t get this in your in-box (and if you didn’t, there’s a subscribe button at the bottom) From: Clarke & Esposito Sent: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 3:15 AM To: gham...@nationalscience.org Subject: Issue #34: The Missing Elephant [image: Clarke
  • Forthcoming BBC Radio Programme on Sci-Hub June 10, 2021
    My print edition of the Radio Times has this listing for BBC Radio 4 at 4:30 pm BST on June 14:- The Digital Human, Series 20, Episode 4: Shadow Aleks Krotoski explores the story of Sci Hub, the largest shadow library for scientific material in the world. Shadow libraries offer access to
  • Re: Specifications about OAI-12 recordings - PLEASE IGNORE June 9, 2021
    Hello all, I apologise I sent an email about technical specifications to the wrong group email. A stupid mistake, and I’m sorry for clogging your inboxes! Danny Dr Danny Kingsley Scholarly Communication Consultant Visiting Fellow, Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science,
  • Specifications about OAI-12 recordings June 9, 2021
    Hello, I have some further questions about the recordings that have not been addressed by the specifications (I guess this is a learning process for all of us). Generally, resolving this question has taken up quite lot of our speakers’ valuable time, so can we note for next time that we need to
  • Re: GUIRR Webinar: Predatory Practices in Academic Journals and Conferences June 3, 2021
    The number of respondents from each region is too small to give significant statistical results so I think we may be looking mostly at anecdotal data. Also I take it the respondents are self selecting, not random. Still looks interesting qualitatively. We may get a hint of the reasoning behind
  • Re: GUIRR Webinar: Predatory Practices in Academic Journals and Conferences June 3, 2021
    I was involved in a panel set up by the IAP Working Group on Predatory Practices last October alongside the two speakers at the GUIRR Webinar, and the discussion was I believe used to inform the survey. The link to the survey is still live to give a bit more background ( https://www.interacademie
  • Re: GUIRR Webinar: Predatory Practices in Academic Journals and Conferences June 2, 2021
    No, after surfing their site. Maybe the webinar will have them, or we will have to wait for the report. Or you can ask for them. There are some snippets that at least touch on the practical reasons why people publish. We are talking about millions of researchers. That is what I want to see
  • RE: GUIRR Webinar: Predatory Practices in Academic Journals and Conferences June 2, 2021
    Did you locate the survey questions David? I’m only finding the summary--- https://bit.ly/34G0NxN. From: David Wojick Sent: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:38 PM To: Glenn Hampson Cc: The Open Scholarship Initiative
  • Re: GUIRR Webinar: Predatory Practices in Academic Journals and Conferences June 2, 2021
    Yet another survey, and with the usual false premises. I am not optimistic. David On Jun 2, 2021, at 5:09 PM, Glenn Hampson wrote:  Forwarding registration info for a conference you may be interested in (attendance is free)…. From: NASEM Government-Universit
  • FW: GUIRR Webinar: Predatory Practices in Academic Journals and Conferences June 2, 2021
    Forwarding registration info for a conference you may be interested in (attendance is free)…. From: NASEM Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR) Sent: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:00 PM To: gham...@nationalscience.org Subject: GUIRR Webinar: Predatory
  • RE: Lots of interesting OA data to discuss May 31, 2021
    Yep---bias, and also more “trespassing” as well. These types of analyses have been done by folks with a better grasp of the complexity of this landscape (no offense to the analysis itself, just the foundation). Eric Archambault’s work, for example, has been (I think) the category killer here.

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