What can editors do to avoid sending review assignments and hearing crickets? It can be difficult to predict whether a reviewer might become unresponsive. However, there are ways for editors to try to avoid such situations.
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.
DOAJ founder Lars Bjørnshauge and Editor-in-Chief Tom Olijhoek discuss the mission of DOAJ, its journal criteria, and plans for the future.
The start of a new year is always a good time for reflection. As we head into the new year, we wanted to take a look back and share some blog highlights from 2017.
Since December 2016, Editage Insights has been running a survey of scholars to gauge their opinions on academic journal publishing. In this interview, Clarinda Cerejo, editor-in-chief, shares preliminary findings from the first 5,000 responses.
Scholastica, American Journal Experts, and Research Square announce the release of a free training course for journal editors on best practices for managing authors throughout peer review and production.
Founding editor of the Wine Business Case Research Journal, Armand Gilinsky, discusses how he launched the open access journal and how Scholastica has helped them set up a streamlined peer review process with impressive manuscript turnaround times.
Does your open access journal make the grade? Find out with the new OA Journal Publishing Grader quiz and get advice for improvement!
Scholastica Open Access Publishing gives journals all the tools they need to publish on one affordable and easy-to-use platform. You can start using Scholastica Open Access Publishing in 3 easy steps.
One of the primary areas authors will consider before submitting to your academic journal is how you handle copyright. In this blog post, we overview how to best communicate copyright policies to authors.