Co-Founder Christian Gogolin and fellow editors of Quantum, a new open access quantum science journal, see the journal as more than just a publication they started - they're approaching Quantum as a community-led initiative. In this interview Gogolin shares an overview of Quantum and how he hopes it will inspire more scholar-run journals.
How satisfactory are your OA policies to authors and institutions? Here are 4 steps you can take to keep track of OA mandates and ensure your journals are meeting the needs of the scholarly community.
As we head into the new year, we wanted to take a look back and share some highlights from the Scholastica blog. Here are some of our top posts from 2016.
Bruce Baum, co-senior editor at Oral Diseases, shares ways he incentivizes his editorial board that you can use to keep your team motivated even at the busiest of times.
OA advocate Ulrich Herb shares his thoughts on requirements for a sustainable OA future, including key areas where he believes journal publishing must be improved.
How can you identify if and where your journal workflows need an update? One of the best ways is to perform an operational audit.
No matter how clear your team believes your journal's author instructions to be, there's always the possibility that they're not as obvious as you think. Here are some of the most common places where journals can improve their author instructions and how.
What does transitioning to online-only publishing entail? And what steps should journals be taking to make a smooth switch? Trish Groves shares advice.
If you're new to altmetrics, this slideshow is for you. It offers a quick overview of how to start using them and the benefits you'll get.
This slideshow, co-produced by Scholastica and Altmetric, breaks down the benefits of altmetrics for journals, common misconceptions about them, and ways to start tracking altmetrics at your publication.