Welcome to Things we read this week, a weekly post featuring articles from around the internet recommended by BMJ Labs.
- The presentations from #ScholComm19 are worth browsing through we liked the idea of “”Tinder” for Open Access”
- Scheufele and Krause provide an overview of how and why citizens become misinformed about science in a PNAS article: Science audiences, misinformation, and fake news
- Gorgi Krlev argues that, researchers in the social sciences and humanities should develop dynamic knowledge maps that can visually display the relationship between new research and the existing literature.
- Who follows Library and Information Science (LIS) researchers on Twitter? Answer: higher education sector (including researchers, professors, and students) accounts for around a third of the audience. [H/T: @infodocket]
- John Hammersley talks to the physics blog of the Nature Research and Reviews journals about how he founded Overleaf.
- Beautiful Open Science poster from @sharoz tweeted by @ceptional :
- Lindsay McKenzie on how artificial intelligence that reads journal articles and highlights key findings could help researchers stay on top of the latest research.
- Invest in Open Infrastructure ,a global initiative to increase the availability and sustainability of open knowledge infrastructure, has launched.
- Simon Wakeling, Stephen Pinfield and Peter Willett confirms what many publishers already know: academics rarely comment on articles.
- Springer Nature have shared some data about the use of their sharing tool, SharedIt. “SharedIt was used by Springer Nature authors, its subscribers and its media partners to create over 7 million free sharable links to content in 2018”
- The excellent Brief from Clarke & Esposito is worth looking at if you haven’t seen it, covering a range of publishing topics.
- NiemanLab now reports that Podcast episodes will now show up in Google searches.
- Cool job title of the week: Data Hunter: The New Sexy Technology Job