Things we read this week (1 December 2017)

Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ’s Digital Group members. These are articles we’ve read and liked, things that made us think and things we couldn’t stop talking about. Check back every Friday for a new post.

  • UKOM Digital Market Overview – September 2017
    A quarterly snapshot of digital audience trends by UKOM shares insights into what the UK population is doing online. 9 of the top 10 apps are owned by Google or Facebook. [Suggested by: Helen, Digital Strategy Lead]
  • Slides from the AAK panel on FAIR annotations
    FAIR principles and annotations [Suggested by: Helen, Digital Strategy Lead]
  • Blockchain for Research
    A new report from Digital Science which suggests blockchain technology has the potential to solve some of the most prominent issues currently facing scholarly communication, such as those around costs, openness, and universal accessibility to scientific information…. maybe… [Suggested by: Helen, Digital Strategy Lead]
  • 5 Key Psychological Principles of Persuasive Product Design
    Nathalie Nahai, Web Psychologist and Author or “Webs of Influence: The Psychology of Online Persuasion” shares her findings on what drives customers to take action. [Suggested by: Helen, Digital Strategy Lead]
  • Richard Smith: How might artificial intelligence improve healthcare?
    An article by Richard Smith the old TBMJ editor, about AI and Machine Learning (Suggested by David, Senior Strategic Marketing Manager, The BMJ)

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Things we read this week (24 November 2017)

Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ’s Digital Group members. These are articles we’ve read and liked, things that made us think and things we couldn’t stop talking about. Check back every Friday for a new post.

 

 

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Things we read this week (17 November)

Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ’s Digital Group members. These are articles we’ve read and liked, things that made us think and things we couldn’t stop talking about. Check back every Friday for a new post.

Preparing to handle dynamic scholarly content: Are we ready?

Historically, journals might expect a few ‘Letters to the Editor” to discuss ‘matters arising’ after an article was published. But scholarly communications are becoming much more dynamic, with versions posted as ‘preprints’ before publication, corrections after publication, and potentially multiple versions of the same study appearing at different times. How should we handle this changing landscape for the benefits of researchers and consumers of the literature?

Download the slides from Theo Bloom’s (Executive Editor, The BMJ) talk at Crossref Live 2017 in Singapore

Things we read this week (10 November 2017)

Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ’s Digital Group members. These are articles we’ve read and liked, things that made us think and things we couldn’t stop talking about. Check back every Friday for a new post.

  • 2018 Tech Trends For Journalism Report
    Amy Webb details 75 important technology trends that everyone working within the news ecosystem should be following.  [Suggested by: Helen, Digital Strategy Lead]

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An A-Z list of scholarly publishing platforms (Updated 10 Feb 2018)

Inspired by Ian Mulvany’s tweet about Vega Academic Publishing System (which does look interesting, especially the partnership with Oslo School of Architecture and Design). We thought we would publish the list of publishing platforms that we keep an eye on.  The list is a bit of a jumble and includes a number of platforms like Aletheia, PubPub and Authorea aimed at authors who want to self-publish. Publishers like Elsevier, Springer, and John Wiley who run their own platforms but don’t open them up to other publishers aren’t listed. If we’ve got something wrong or you want to add a platform please let us know via the comments. Continue reading “An A-Z list of scholarly publishing platforms (Updated 10 Feb 2018)”

Things we read this week (27 October 2018)

Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ’s Digital Group members. These are articles we’ve read and liked, things that made us think and things we couldn’t stop talking about. Check back every Friday for a new post.

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