I have been thinking about the kind of competencies or skills could make up what we call digital scholarship. I’m pretty sure somewhere there must be something on this, but I couldn’t find it. Here is a snapshot of the list I have been keeping in my notes.
Interesting: a researcher, Marcin Kozak, gets a lot of unsollicited email (spam) trying to convince him to publish in a journal or with a publisher and decides to check out these journals and publishers. Kozak, M., Iefremova, O. and Hartley, J. (2015), Spamming in scholarly publishing: A case study. Journal of the Association for Information […]
If you do not like Elsevier’s misinterpretation of the Creative Commons licences, then stay away from the International Journal of Digital Library Services. Reviewing this journal was easy. (I was partially inspired by Jeffrey Beall’s list of things to look for to determine ‘predatoriness’.) The website features animated GIF images and other very general images […]
While I’m preparing for presenting standards for and certification of Trustworthy Digital Repositories in a workshop about preservation metadata, which is about demonstrating trustworthiness of DRs, others are discussing trust and quality too. (This is not an extensive or necessarily balanced review – this is what caught my attention.) Richard Smith asks how researchers can […]