PubTech Radar Scan: Issue 1

A weekly[ish] summary of all things Scholarly Publishing Tech with a sprinkling of Open Science developments, Marketing Tech and Journalism Tech.

Academic publishing infrastructure

  • Ed Hagen wonders if scientific publishing should move to Github. This has been discussed many times before and whilst the technical complexities of running journals this way aren’t too hard to solve there are more than a few pesky social and political-economic problems (see the Elephant in the Lab’s post above) that need to be overcome for this to happen at scale.

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Open science

Mergers and acquisitions

Marketing Tech

Journalism Tech