Tag:academic publishing

During the 2017 LPForum Scholastica presented ways libraries can facilitate the democratization of academic journals beyond library publishing programs. Here's a recap.

If your journal's online publication looks eerily similar to your printed issues, then you have a bit of a problem. This blog post rounds up 3 common journal website mistakes and how to fix them.

Neuroscientists Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen L. Macknik discuss what individuals and the scholarly community can do to curb the spread of alternative facts.

Scholastica announces the release of Democratizing Academic Journals: Technology, Services, and Open Access, a free-to-read white paper. The paper argues democratization of journal publishing is the key to lowering journal costs and facilitating Open Access.

What will the future of university press journal publishing look like? The University of California Press has been pioneering one possibility with its Collabra journals program.

We've added RSS feeds to all journal profiles as well as Scholastica's new journal websites. Now readers can plug a journal's RSS feed into their favorite RSS aggregator so that all new content from the journal is automatically added to it.

Open Access (OA) advocate Stevan Harnad argues Gold OA will not be effective unless research is made Green OA first. In this interview he shares his vision for universal Green OA.

Clarinda Cerejo, editor-in-chief of Editage Insights, discusses Author Perspectives on the Academic Publishing Process, a new survey aimed at giving authors a voice in debates about the state of journal publishing.

We've just added the ability for editors to create Discussion templates in Scholastica. That means you can make templates for commonly-sent Discussion messages and keep reusing them.

Can an ideal open access publishing model be determined in time to prevent more researchers from losing access to journals? Roxanne Missingham argues embracing a variety of publishing approaches is the answer.