Back to the Future: (Re)turning from Peer Review to Peer Engagement

by Rebecca Kennison KEY POINTS Scholarly communication — with the exception of traditional (e.g., blind and double-blind) peer review — prizes the open exchange of ideas. The aim of peer review should be engagement, not judgment. Reviews that improve the quality of a work and thus advance the field are not merely service to the…

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Join the Open Access Network!

WHAT IS THE OPEN ACCESS NETWORK? The Open Access Network (OAN) looks to tackle head-on the challenge of implementing open-access (OA) business models in all academic disciplines, beginning with the humanities and social sciences. The OAN provides a broad and transformative solution for sustainable OA publishing and archiving that is complementary, not competitive, with other…

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Syllabus: Strategic Leadership

While management has been taught in schools of information and library science (SILS) for decades, classes on leadership are rare. Yet the ability to think strategically and lead change has never been more critical to institutions responsible for cultural heritage and organizations engaged in information management. Strategic Leadership is a seminar designed to equip SILS…

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