IDCC14 Preview: Atul Butte

The 9th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions when our international audience gather in San Francisco in February 2014.
In the second of our series of preview posts, Atul Butte fro…

Exploratory analysis of researcher behaviour challenges the assumption that STEM subjects are more societally useful than SSH.

Using a database with information on over 1,500 researchers, statistical analysis was recently undertaken to test the hypothesis that technical STEM subjects were more societally useful than social science and humanities (SSH) subjects. Paul Benneworth describes the research process and … Continue reading

Book Review: Doing Qualitative Research: A Practical Handbook

In the fourth edition of his best-selling textbook, David Silverman provides a step-by-step guide to planning and conducting qualitative research. Using real examples from real postgraduate students, the book aims to make it easy to link theory to methods and shows how … Continue reading

Recomposing Scholarship: The critical ingredients for a more inclusive scholarly communication system.

Scholarship is not just about publication, but about interaction, interpretation, exchange, deliberation, discourse, debate, and controversy. Below is the transcript from Jonathan Gray‘s talk at yesterday’s conference which outlined how at odds the current system of academic publishing, commodification and reward is … Continue reading