Algorithmic accountability in scholarship: what we can learn from #DeleteAcademiaEdu

The controversy surrounding highlights the flaws and limitations of existing scholarly infrastructures. Jean-Christophe Plantin explores the intersection of algorithms, academic research and platforms for scholarly publications. He argues that there is a need to develop a values-centred approach in the development of article-sharing platforms, with suitably designed algorithms. The networking and article-sharing platform has been at the centre of a controversy in […]