How are the ways that scholars find and engage with academic research outputs changing? In this post we highlight key takeaways from the 2018 How Readers Discover Content in Scholarly Publications report and what the findings mean for journal publishers.
In this interview, Melanie Dolechek, executive director of the Society for Scholarly Publishing, discusses the launch of The Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications, a group of 10 associations coming together to address the lack of diversity in scholarly communication.
The start of a new year is always a good time for reflection. Before we dive into 2019, we wanted to take the opportunity to look back at some highlights from last year and our plans for the year ahead.
In the wake of Plan S and other recent open access mandates, the need to rethink subscription-based journal publishing models is becoming more pressing for scholarly societies and associations around the world. In this interview, Mikael Laakso, Associate Professor at Hanken School of Economics, discusses his research on ways societies are transitioning journals to OA models.
Today, keeping a current journal website doesn't have to involve learning to use complex content management systems or getting a development team to write custom code. Another option is to use an easy-to-edit website template made for academic journals. In this post, we outline three key benefits of using a website template.
In this recorded webinar publishers and editors share their experience launching new open access journals as well as transitioning paywalled journals to open access publishing models.
On December 5th, 2018 at 10 AM EST Scholastica is hosting a free webinar—How to Start or Flip an Open Access Journal: Publishers and editors share their stories. We'll be discussing the benefits of academic-led publishing as well as the ins and outs of running academic-led journals.
Every journal's peer review process can use some polishing from time to time. In this blog post we outline three areas of peer review that all journals should audit and how to approach data collection.
In this post, we look at some of the most common areas where editorial teams get caught up in manual work and how you can use organization and automation to avoid them.
In this post we outline some best practices for creating a peer review feedback form and what yours should cover.