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Courseware platform seeks a middle ground between publishers and OER

Courseware platform seeks a middle ground between publishers and OER | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
Top Hat strives to get professors to create their own textbooks and make them available free or for sale on its platform. Should traditional textbook publishers be concerned?
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Counting the Holes in the Swiss Cheese: “Read and Publish” Discovers America

Counting the Holes in the Swiss Cheese: “Read and Publish” Discovers America | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
The read-and-publish business model has been introduced to the U.S. by MIT and the Royal Society of Chemistry.
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Guest Post: Greater Transparency in Peer Review Standards and Practices -A Report on Work in Progress

Guest Post: Greater Transparency in Peer Review Standards and Practices -A Report on Work in Progress | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
Mark Edington suggests that the scholarly communications community needs clear definitions and standards for how peer review is performed, and that transparent reporting on peer review should be a standard part of a publication.
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ResearchGate, Academia.edu, and bigger problems with scholarly publishing..

ResearchGate, Academia.edu, and bigger problems with scholarly publishing.. | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
So Discover Mag just published an article of mine, a sort of response to a piece in Forbes calling for academics to delete their ResearchGate and Academia.edu accounts. I thought the original piece was awesome and informative, but didn’t go far enough for me, and in fact many of the problems it pointed out where …
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Probe into Carlo Croce reached “defensible and reasonable” decisions, says external review –

Probe into Carlo Croce reached “defensible and reasonable” decisions, says external review – | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
An independent analysis of how The Ohio State University reviewed allegations of misconduct against a high-profile cancer researcher has found that the institution “complied with applicable law and…
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Ohio State just released a 75-page report finding misconduct by a cancer researcher. What can we learn? –

Ohio State just released a 75-page report finding misconduct by a cancer researcher. What can we learn? – | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
Today, the Ohio State University (OSU) announced that Ching-Shih Chen, who resigned from a professorship there in September, was guilty of “deviating from the accepted practices of image handling a…
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OER and Obstacles to Adoption | Confessions of a Community College Dean

OER and Obstacles to Adoption | Confessions of a Community College Dean | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
How the new federal funds could help.
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OER, CARE, Stewardship, and the Commons

OER, CARE, Stewardship, and the Commons | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
  Lisa Petrides, Douglas Levin, and C. Edward Watson recently released the CARE Framework, but apparently some people, David Wiley in particular, don't care for the framework.  Stephen Downes has already I think responded in two brief posts here and here. Stephen's posts are brief and I think pretty spot-on. Nonetheless, I'll soldier on and try to…
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The retraction process needs work. Is there a better way? –

The retraction process needs work. Is there a better way? – | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
Retractions take too long, carry too much of a stigma, and often provide too little information about what went wrong. Many people agree there’s a problem, but often can’t concur on how to address …
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Schrodinger’s OER –

Schrodinger’s OER – | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
Stephen shared some thoughts this morning on a recent post of mine. I want to clarify the underlying source of our primary disagreement. Stephen writes: Wiley’s second point is like saying &#…
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The CARE Framework –

The CARE Framework – | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
NOTE: I began this post with the intention of writing about the framework. Some of it has managed to be, in fact, focused on the framework. However, it also includes several other thoughts that wer…
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Preprints and Citations: Should Non-Peer Reviewed Material Be Included in Article References?

Preprints and Citations: Should Non-Peer Reviewed Material Be Included in Article References? | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
Preprints are early drafts of a paper before it has gone through peer review. Should non-peer reviewed material be included in published article reference lists? If so, how can we make that clear to readers?
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Toward a Sustainable OER Ecosystem: The Case for OER Stewardship –

Toward a Sustainable OER Ecosystem: The Case for OER Stewardship – | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
By Lisa Petrides, Douglas Levin, and C. Edward Watson Introduction The creation, curation, and widespread use of open educational resources (OER) is making a significant difference in democratizing access to a high-quality education. From a burgeoning movement launched over 15 years ago, to a growing field, to national and global impact, teachers and learners in…
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Revisiting: Six Years of Predatory Publishing

Revisiting: Six Years of Predatory Publishing | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
A collection of Scholarly Kitchen posts about Predatory Publishing.
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What Flipped Learning is NOT: A Manifesto

  This post reveals my thoughts of what I feel flipped learning is and is not. I welcome (and encourage) discussion to move this topic forward. …
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As Harvard professor reverses course on online lectures, debate over flipped classrooms remains

As Harvard professor reverses course on online lectures, debate over flipped classrooms remains | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
A Harvard professor no longer thinks students benefit from skipping lectures for his rigorous course. Experts weigh in on what his decision says about the flipped classroom and other alternative learning approaches.
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How an OER Rookie Dove Deep Into a Zero-Cost Textbook Degree Program | EdSurge News

How an OER Rookie Dove Deep Into a Zero-Cost Textbook Degree Program | EdSurge News | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
For years, Stephanie Anagnoson worked in academic publishing. But it wasn’t until her current gig, serving as an instructor for a course on wate
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Cancer researcher at The Ohio State University resigns following multiple misconduct findings

Cancer researcher at The Ohio State University resigns following multiple misconduct findings | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
Work had generated two compounds that went to clinical trials
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American and British researchers less likely than others to share data, study finds

American and British researchers less likely than others to share data, study finds | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
American, British and Canadian researchers are less likely than others to share data behind their research projects, study finds.
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OER gains momentum with federal push in 2018 budget

OER gains momentum with federal push in 2018 budget | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
Congress has set aside $5 million for an open educational resources pilot program -- the most significant federal push for alternative textbooks. Advocates are encouraged.
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how chefs stay informed about scholarly communication

how chefs stay informed about scholarly communication | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
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 informed about scholarly communication.
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Why one journal will no longer accept author-suggested reviewers –

Why one journal will no longer accept author-suggested reviewers – | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
In a recent editorial, the Journal of Neurochemistry declared it would no longer accept author-suggested reviewers. While other journals have done the same in order to prevent fake reviews, the Jou…
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Peer Review Fails to Prevent Publication of Paper with Unsupported Claims About Peer Review

Peer Review Fails to Prevent Publication of Paper with Unsupported Claims About Peer Review | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
A flawed article claiming that manuscripts don't change much between being preprints and published articles somehow makes it through peer review unchanged.
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Ethics, authorship concerns sink homeopathy paper by researchers arrested last year –

Ethics, authorship concerns sink homeopathy paper by researchers arrested last year – | Intellectual Property and Publishing | Scoop.it
For a host of reasons, a journal has retracted a paper co-authored by a researcher who reportedly once faced charges of practicing medicine without proper qualifications. According to the retractio…
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