Mark Barragry

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Institutions’ Use Of Data And Analytics For Student Success

AIR partnered with NASPA and EDUCAUSE on a national survey to gain a better understanding of higher education’s use of data and analytics for student …

Higher Education

Federal Budget Compromise Keeps—and Boosts—IMLS Funding

UPDATE: 3/26/18: On Friday, March 23, President Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill for FY18—after first threatening to veto it in an …

Libraries

Jukebox Music » #1 African Music & Video Downloads Website

VIDEO: DJ Fanatic – Number 11 ft. Kwesta & Reason<p>Katlehong is put once again in the front of South African rap culture for the music video …

Music Videos

The ground truth about metadata and community detection in networks

L. A. Adamic, N. Glance, The political blogosphere and the 2004 US election: Divided they blog, <i>Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Link</i> …

Machine Learning

Data Visualization Website with Shiny

(This article was first published on <b> R tutorial for Spatial Statistics</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)My second Shiny app is dedicated to data …

Data Science

45 additional datasets now available in eSpectra!

<b>New datasets available!</b><p>eSpectra now has 45 additional datasets from these recently published articles in <i>Surface Science Spectra</i>:<p>Pakpoom Buabthong, …

Walt Whitman

Academic publishing, Sci-Hub, and the Ring That Rules Them All.

<i>Thanks to</i> <i>Andrea,</i><i>Cristian Consonni,</i><i>fraenrico</i><i>.</i><p>Sci-Hub is often called “the Napster of scientific research”. The metaphor is good enough, but doesn’t …

Social Sciences

Three and a Half Thoughts on Open Access Publishing

This afternoon, I’m moderating a panel titled “Remodeling Academic Publishing: New Tools, New Challenges, and a New Culture” at something called the …

Academic Publishing

Ask The Chefs: How Do You Stay Informed About Scholarly Communications?

With so much going on around us, staying informed and sifting through information is more critical than it's ever been. See how the Chefs stay …

Humanities

Did you miss our #RDARecommendations & Outputs session this morning? Here are some highlights for you! #RDAplenary #DataSharing #MetadataStandards #RepositoryInteroperability #DataCuration https://t.co/BjCL22Hxki

2018 Academic Library Collection Development Survey Report

Library Journal<p>en_US<p>article<p>2018-03-12 16:57:37<p>2018 Academic Library Collection Development Survey Report Online Form - 2018 Academic Library …

Libraries

Open Access Article Processing Charges

Our latest survey of Article Processing Charges (APCs) shows a complex and immature market, with pricing set at random and not yet aligned with …

Social Sciences

Designed around people, driven by data

<b>DUBLIN, Ohio, 19 March 2018</b>—OCLC introduces Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries. A proven solution used by more …

Libraries

Whitepaper: Practical challenges for researchers in data sharing

In one of the largest surveys of researchers about research data (with over 7,700 respondents), Springer Nature finds widespread data sharing …

Infographics

What the F*** Was Facebook Thinking?

2013 saw one of the world’s most publicized data breaches. A Target employee inadvertently clicked on a phishing email; soon after, the personal …

Cambridge Analytica

Blockchain to help scholarly publishing fight fraud

A new publishing system that uses the underlying technology behind the popular cryptocurrency bitcoin promises to solve some of academia’s thorniest …

Blockchain

The Big Data Revolution: How Data Can Solve Commercial and Public Health Problems

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how big data is the key to solving many problems in both the marketplace and in …

Big Data

Essay mill websites must warn students about risks of submitting fake work, advertising watchdog rules

Essay mill websites must warn students that they face being punished by their universities for submitting fake work, the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has ruled.<p>The website of UK Essays has been misleading customers by failing to make them aware of the risks associated with submitting …

Students

Library Collection Development in the Era of Open Access and Article Sharing

The Serials Crisis has always made the future of journal subscriptions unstable and headed for disaster. 6% yearly price increases, at a rate higher …

Higher Education

Manipulating the peer review process: why it happens and how it might be prevented

Peer review continues to be upheld as the best way to evaluate academic research ahead of publication. Yet the peer review process has been …

Social Sciences

10 Steps for Doing a Literature Review

“A literature review is not necessarily the easiest thing to do,” says Dr. Zina O’Leary, “but it is something that you can tackle if you’re …

Systematic Reviews

Report: “India’s Digital Library Plans to Collaborate with Foreign Peers”

The National Digital Library of India (NDLI) is focusing on forging collaborations with digital libraries in the US and Australia, as part of its …

India

Why Open Research?

Build a name for yourself. Share your work and make it more visibile.<p>Open publishing can cost the same or less than traditional publishing.<p>Know your …

Creative Commons

Challenges and Opportunities in Customizing Library Repository User Interfaces

Challenges and Opportunities in Customizing Library Repository User Interfaces Rachel Vacek, Head of Design & Discovery, University of Michigan …

About a quarter of U.S. adults say they are ‘almost constantly’ online

As smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, 26% of American adults now report that they go online almost constantly.

Income Inequality

Gale Introduces Digital Scholar Lab for Mining Primary Sources

Gale, a Cengage company, recently previewed its new Digital Scholar Lab platform. It is Gale's latest tactic for opening up its primary source …

Humanities

Customizing Discovery Interfaces: Understanding Users’ Behaviors and Providing Better Service

Customizing Discovery Interfaces: Understanding Users’ Behaviors and Providing Better Service<p>Subject(s): web-scale discovery, User Research, user …

OSR117 Preprints Servers as a Hub for Early Stage Research Outputs (Poster Session) #osc2018 [EN]

At the Open Science Conference's poster session, Martyn Rittman (Editor at MDPI Open Access Publishers and director of preprints.org) presented a …

Creative Commons Attribution

Health Research Alliance (HRA) Launches New Platform for Open Science in Partnership with the National Library of Medicine Powered by Figshare and Dimensions - Digital Science

The Health Research Alliance today announced a new application called “HRA Open” powered by Figshare. HRA Open will allow HRA member-funded awardees …