Tag Archives: Academic Journals

Academia needs a porn journal: here’s why

The launch of a new academic journal doesn’t usually grab popular media interest. But the first journal of Porn Studies seems to have bucked the trend. For the most part, media coverage has contained more than a little nudge, nudge, wink, wink; although some journalists have recognised the rationale for the journal. Perhaps more surprisingly, […] … learn more→

Content discovery demystified

Scholarly publishing consultants Tracy Gardner and Simon Inger recently concluded a large-scale study of how researchers navigate the flood of digitized scholarly content. Renew Training, the British company they run, will sell you the complete data set for a mere £1000 (that\’s $1,592), or the same information in a deluxe Excel spreadsheet, outfitted with specially […] … learn more→