During Scholastica's recent Peer Review Week webinar, panelists explored ways journals can help scholars and the general public more easily distinguish peer-reviewed preprints from unvetted ones to increase trust in preprints and peer review. Read on for the full details and a link to the webinar recording!
As the shortfallings of the Journal Impact Factor become more glaring, the question is — will it ever be superseded? In this blog, we overview three emerging alternative research assessment options that journal publishers should watch and ways to implement them.
In this interview, Olga Pilkington, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Research at Dixie State University, discusses how she spearheaded the launch of the university's first student-run open access journal, Curiosity: Interdisciplinary Journal of Research and Innovation.
A listing of the latest resources we've found to help academic institutions and scholars navigate the COVID-19 pandemic in four key areas: Institutional response and distance learning, remote working and social distancing, peer review and publication planning, tracking and communicating COVID-19 updates.
To help those adjusting to working from home in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Scholastica, Research Square, and the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors hosted a free webinar on transitioning to extended remote work. Here's a recap of the event and the full recording.
With so many transitioning to working from home for the first time, we thought it might be helpful to share some of the remote working insights Scholastica has gained over the years, as well as some of the tools and processes that we rely on to keep our team engaged and connected. We hope they'll be of help to you!
Discussions about scholarly research have historically occurred within the confines of academia. But the expansion of open access publishing has started to change that. In this post, we look at an OA article that become the source of wide-reaching scholarly and public interest and debate.
What are key AI opportunities and challenges in the academic publishing sector? We caught up with Josh Nicholson, co-founder and CEO of the deep learning platform scite, to get his thoughts.
For journals to provide an effective online reading experience for human and machine readers, producing articles in digitally compatible HTML and XML files is becoming paramount.
Peter Coles, Editor-in-Chief of The Open Journal of Astrophysics, and Christian Gogolin, founding editor of Quantum, share why they chose to publish their journals via the arXiv overlay model and how they believe overlay journals will contribute to greater equity in OA.