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Know your Publishing Space: Preprints: Boon or Bane?
Essays
This essay addresses preprints, their advantages and disadvantages, the degree of public acceptance, and global promotional campaigns. It also focuses on dubious preprint servers as a source of scientific misinformation. It concludes with a cautio...
by Shubhada Nagarkar
eSS Sunday Edit: Do the Liberal Arts Have Any Authority in the Digital Age?
Editorials
It is likely that the ‘authority’ of the literary text requires a rethinking. The teacher has traditionally been invested with epistemic authority: the legitimate exercise of knowledge and expertise-as-power in the transmissi...
by Pramod K. Nayar
eSSay:The Managerial University and Liberal Arts’ Balancing Act
Essays
The managerialism that marks the HEIs has altered the Liberal Arts’ perception of itself and the face it presents to the world. Can the academic manager build opinions, policies and decisions about the Liberal Arts in the quantification-...
by Pramod K. Nayar
eSS Sunday Edit: Sunrise Again for Indian Hockey?
Editorials
India’s hockey performance, men’s and women’s, at Tokyo is remarkable in significant ways and may well be a portent of things to come. It's a fitting celebration of the life of Keshav Dutt, hockey veteran who died just before the Olympic play began....
by Nikhilesh Bhattacharya
Sonal Shukla 1941-2021: A Tribute
Current Affairs
Feminist activist, cultural icon, intersectional women's activist...
by Vibhuti Patel
Technology, Globalisation and Multinationals The Asian Experience (Second Edition)
Essays
This second edition of the volume of Technology, Globalisation and Multinationals deals with issues relating to foreign direct investments (FDI); technology spillovers from FDI; in-house research and development (R&D...
by N S Siddharthan
Tribute: Gail Omvedt (1941-2021)
Current Affairs
Tribute to Gail Omvedt : feminist scholar, dalit and feminist activist died on August 25, 2021...
by Vibhuti Patel
Know your Publishing Space: Abstracting and Indexing Databases
Current Affairs
This article explains the terms and practices of “indexing" journals and abstracting databases with a brief history of the practice. It points out the problems and issues in this field that researchers should be aware of when considering...
by Shubhada Nagarkar
Naomi Osaka Starts an Important Conversation
Editorials
Only someone with the clout of a world champion, the purse of one of the top-paid athletes of the world, and the influence of a millennial social media celebrity can afford to take on the antiquated and antediluvian notions of mental health among those who...
by Vidya Subramanian
Know Your Publishing Space: Predatory Journals: Publish and Perish!
Current Affairs
Predatory journals solely exist for monetary profit without any commitment to publishing ethics or quality of research. Not only do they damage the reputation of individual researchers and institutions, but more dangerously, they p...
by Shubhada Nagarkar
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