What does transitioning to online-only publishing entail? And what steps should journals be taking to make a smooth transition? In this blog post we overview some of the primary areas to focus on when taking the leap from print to online-only publishing and the benefits of moving to online-only publishing for sustainable open access.
Learn key strategies for developing an open access journal publishing program at your academic institution or scholarly association in Scholastica's free eBook—How to publish low-cost, high-quality open access journals online!
Once a scholar finds your open access journal, what can you do to encourage them to come back? Here are four ways to get scholars to frequent your OA journal website with examples from Scholastica's publishing platform.
Metadata 2020's chief coordinator Laura Paglione discusses how the initiative got started and the stakeholders involved. The goal of Metadata 2020 is to understand how metadata is being used throughout the research lifecycle and to develop recommendations for improvement.
We caught up with PubMed Central (PMC) Program Manager Kathryn Funk to get answers to some of the most common questions that we hear from journal publishers about PubMed and the related literature databases at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), MEDLINE and PMC.
When Bond University decided to adopt a different research management system, Scholarly Publications & Copyright Manager Antoinette Cass realized they would need a new place to host Bond's open access journals. In this interview she and Publications Officer Doreen Taylor discuss why they chose to migrate the journals to Scholastica's publishing platform and what the transition was like.
Journal publishers that want their articles to show up in relevant abstracting and indexing databases must submit article information to them in machine-readable formats. If you only publish journal articles in human-readable formats, like PDFs, you're likely missing out on valuable indexing opportunities.
When selecting an online system to receive manuscript submissions and manage peer review most academic journals focus on the experience and needs of their editorial team - but what about authors and reviewers?
While you can't guarantee that your journal will receive top-notch reviewer comments all of the time, there are some steps your editorial team can take to improve reviewer comment quality.
Since making the switch to using Scholastica software for manuscript tracking, typesetting, and open access publishing, the Spartan Medical Research Journal has found that its peer review process is smoother for editors and authors, its digital reading experience is more engaging, and the journal has the XML it needs to pursue new indexing opportunities.