Researching Gender Bias in Peer Review; Indexing an Info Systems Journal

The Scholarly Kitchen looks at gender bias in scholarly publishing and peer review. And an IGI Global journal is newly indexed by Elsevier's Compendex. The post Researching Gender Bias in Peer Review; Indexing an Info Systems Journal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Biased Online Book Ratings Systems Undermining Professional Review Sources: Book Censorship News, November 4, 2022

BookLooks, RatedBooks, and more biased online rating systems getting books banned. That, plus this week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-04 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Review: The predator's wife: A dark debut novel with a #MeToo gender twist

Julia May Jonas' "Vladimir" is a thrilling "Lolita" update in which the deliciously wicked narrator is not the male abuser but his wife. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-02-01 14:00:41 UTC ]
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Research Says Kids' Books Reinforce Gender Stereotypes. Here's What To Do About It.

Children's literature has come a long way, but many books still link girls with emotions and boys with tools. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-01-14 23:54:17 UTC ]
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'New journals concept' from CUP's Research Directions

Cambridge University Press is launching an initiative it describes as a "new concept" for the journal, bringing researchers from different fields together to explore fundamental questions which cut across traditional disciplines. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-21 11:06:33 UTC ]
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ISNI to review how it represents gender identities

The International Standard Name Identifier Agency (ISNI-IA) is to formally review the way it handles gender identities in its records, saying that its current system is "derived from historic practices that have been in place for centuries but which many stakeholders now regard as outdated."   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-19 14:26:54 UTC ]
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Forty per cent of western academics overloaded by peer review requests, finds IOP

More than 40% of UK, German and US reviewers feel overloaded by peer review requests, far more than in most other parts of the world, according to a study by IOP Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New CUP journal 'takes radical approach' to research publishing

Cambridge University Press is bringing out a new Open Access journal, Experimental Results, “to provide an outlet for standalone research that currently goes unpublished.” Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 17:37:40 UTC ]
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Male writers favoured in broadsheet reviews, research finds

In a new research project, new books by men were found to receive 12% more broadsheet review coverage than those of their female counterparts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Merchants of Truth by Jill Abramson review – journalism’s troubles

A former editor of the New York Times takes an unsparing look at the decline of US journalismThis book about the commercial takeover of the news business is sure to make a lot of powerful people very angry. Jill Abramson takes an unsparing look at US journalism’s moral decline; as former... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kate Atkinson calls authors reviewing their peers a 'callous art'

British novelist who recently published latest book Transcription says she tries not to read bad reviewsThe literary world is packed with novelists reviewing the books of their colleagues but it is not something Kate Atkinson would do, calling it a “callous art”. Related: Drawn from life: why... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chinese universities fastest growing in high-quality research, Nature Index records

Chinese institutions are leading the world in rapid growth of high-quality research outputs, the newly published Nature Index 2018 Rising Stars supplement has found. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Breaking News by Alan Rusbridger review – the remaking of journalism and why it matters now

The former Guardian editor details a revolution in journalism. Can it still perform its vital, truth-telling role?Truth is a small word liable to sanctimonious overuse and philosophical dispute, but in its humblest sense of accurate and verifiable information we like to think we know it when we... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Springer Nature Opens New Journals; Nature Research Creates New Conference With NASA

Space travel is the subject of a new conference from Nature Research and NASA, and Springer Nature creates two new journals in applied science and medicine. The post Springer Nature Opens New Journals; Nature Research Creates New Conference With NASA appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bodley Head signs 'Freakonomics-style' peer-reviews exposé

The Bodley Head has signed a book that exposes the "bias, hype, incompetence and fraud" in the peer-reviewed world by Dr Stuart Ritchie following a four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why thousands of AI researchers are boycotting the new Nature journal

Academics share machine-learning research freely. Taxpayers should not have to pay twice to read our findingsBudding authors face a minefield when it comes to publishing their work. For a large fee, as much as $3,000, they can make their work available to anyone who wants to read it. Or they can... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers

Publishers give Facebook credit for listening to them, but those that are looking for tangible, meaningful benefits say the initiative hasn’t delivered. The post One year in, Facebook Journalism Project gets mixed reviews from publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SAGE and Publons expand peer review partnership

Publisher SAGE has extended its partnership with online platform Publons, following a successful trial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Goodreads reviews show how gender informs book criticism

Analysis of book reviews on Goodreads has revealed some intriguing patterns concerning authorship and the popularity of reviews among peers, reports Robert Blincoe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Pickle Index: A review

"I'm bullish on Sudden Oak," writes Ami Greko. And when Sudden Oak's Eli Horowitz and Russell Quinn ran their The Silent Story app-novel event in 2012 and 2013, many more people were bullish on them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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