Summer hiatus – how to keep up with scholarly communications news

By Ruth Lewis on May 8, 2017

I’m not planning to post on this blog during June-July 2017. If you miss the news summaries or want to make your own choices, I recommend these sources for keeping yourself informed. These compilations are very much my personal choices about stories, so you may find whole areas of “sc...

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Peer review in 2030

By Ruth Lewis on May 8, 2017

This report is receiving many comments: What might peer review look like in 2030?, a report from BioMed Central and Digital Science, May 2017, available on Figshare CC-BY. This was a report from a one-day conference in November 2016, SpotOn London. Article titles in the report: Artificial Intelli...

Georg Büchner : contemporary perspectives–NEW eBOOK

By Brian Vetruba on May 8, 2017

 Georg Büchner : contemporary perspectives / edited by Robert Gillett, Ernest Schonfield, Daniel Steuer. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2017. SUMMARY: “Examines the continuing relevance of Büchner in the early twenty-first century in terms of politics, science, philosophy, aesthetics, cultural st...

APS to Join SCOAP3

By Alison Verbeck on May 2, 2017

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, and the American Physical Society (APS) announced that they entered into an agreement for SCOAP3. Under this agreement, high-energy physics articles published in three APS journals –  Physical Review C, Physical Review D and Physical Rev...

Trailblazers Recognition Ceremony TONIGHT! 5/2/2017 6:00pm

By Sonya Rooney on May 2, 2017

Join us to celebrate WU Trailblazers tonight at 6:00pm  at Washington University in St. Louis, Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall, Brown School of Social Work The purpose of Washington University Trailblazers is to acknowledge, commemorate and celebrate the contributions that Black alumni, faculty and...

East Asian Library Monthly New Book List (June 2017)

By tchang on May 1, 2017

The East Asian Library’s latest monthly new book list (covering titles added to the collections in June, 2017) is now available. Check it out at