We're continuing our series highlighting academic-led journals. For this next post, we caught up with Jesper Sørensen, founder and editor-in-chief of Sociological Science.
In this post we highlight two of the many impressive academic-led journals using Scholastica software for peer review and open access publishing - Discrete Analysis and Advances in Combinatorics.
Mark C. Wilson, senior lecturer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Auckland and open access advocate, discusses how he helped launch MathOA and the Free Journal Network, the core aims of the organizations, and plans for the future.
Michele Avissar-Whiting, video operations manager at Research Square, discusses their new Video Bytes and how researchers are using video to make articles more visible online and accessible to wider audiences.
This Spring Carl T. Bergstrom and Jevin West, professors at the University of Washington, are debuting a new course on how to debunk numerical bullshit in research and the mainstream media.
Scholastica Co-Founder Rob Walsh discusses the need for all to have access to peer-reviewed research, particularly in the age of alternative facts, and his experience at the March for Science.
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.
Bastian Greshake shares how open research has helped him develop in his career, his thoughts on obstacles faced by open researchers, and steps he's taking to advocate for open access.
Mark E. Wilson from the University of Auckland made a survey where he solicits thoughts from his peers on models for academic journal publishing.
Tackling that first journal submission can be a great learning experience for scholars, particularly graduate students working on their PhD thesis.