02 juillet 2018

Auto-éditer son ouvrage de formation

logoPlus de 25 000 écrivains français ont auto édité depuis 2007 grâce aux facilités offertes par les logiciels gratuites d’internet. Nombre de romans voient le jour qui étaient jusqu’alors condamnés à se frayer un chemin dans une épaisse chaîne d’intermédiaires. Pourquoi les formateurs ne pourraient-ils pas se mettre  en capacité d’éditer eux-mêmes leurs manuels, ouvrages, livres ? En effet,  toute la chaine de soutien à la production des livres est  fluidifiée par la profusion de logiciels mobilisables à chaque étape du processus. Plus...

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26 juin 2018

What Makes a Publisher Important?

What Makes a Publisher Important?
I like the direction this article heads, but I'm not so sure publishers will, if they follow its implications to their logical conclusion. The article proposes, in brief, that an article may be measured for importance by "the relative number of citations of a search engine as the evaluation criteria." By implication, a journal that accumulates a greater aggregate score is probably better than one with fewer links. More...

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25 juin 2018

CollegeNET publishes new e-Book

University Business Magazine logoThe e-book offers best practices from student success professionals who are investing in cutting-edge programs that support under-served and under-represented students’ academic, personal and financial needs. More...

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23 juin 2018

Why thousands of AI researchers are boycotting the new Nature journal

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAcademics share machine-learning research freely. Taxpayers should not have to pay twice to read our findings. More...

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17 juin 2018

Should University Presses Cancel Harassers' Book Contracts?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Scholarly publishing organization is considering the issue, amid calls to do more about those who mistreat students and colleagues but appear to go unpunished. Some contracts have been canceled. More...

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05 juin 2018

Scholarly Associations and the Economic Viability of Open Access Publishing

Scholarly Associations and the Economic Viability of Open Access Publishing
A nice analysis of the economics of open access publication for academic societies. As the author notes, the bulk of income for these societies is derived from journal subscriptions, so at first glance they would take a significant hit were fees to be waived. But for many societies (probably the majority), the cost of publishing the journal exceeds subscription revenues, and so the publication is in general a drain on revenue from mebers' fees. More...

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Journals Lose Citations to Preprint Servers

Journals Lose Citations to Preprint Servers
Phil Davis, The Scholarly Kitchen, 2018/05/21
"It’s hard to understand why an author would still cite the preprint years after it has been formally published in a journal," writes Phil Davis. More...

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03 juin 2018

‘Skillset and match’ May issue is out!

HomeIn this issue:
  • Are we prepared for the future of work? Our main story gives answers to how digitalisation impacts skills and jobs;
  • Bulgaria's Education Minister Krasimir Valchev talks about vocational education and training's role in bringing prosperity to Europe;
  • Visiting MEPs praise Cedefop's work;
  • Learning providers at the heart of vocational education and training;
  • Weaving a stronger social fabric for Europe – the European pillar of social rights;
  • and Australia's real skills for real careers strategy.
And, as usual, you can browse through the latest Cedefop publications and upcoming events. More...

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01 juin 2018

Who’s citing whom and who’s citing what

MelbourneRecently, online encyclopedia Wikipedia undertook a study to find out which academic papers were most cited in its more than 44 million online articles. It turned out that a single academic paper was the clear leader.
It’s called Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification and was written and published in 2007 by three University of Melbourne academics. More...

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