In this interview, MIT Press' Director of Journals and Open Access Nick Lindsay discusses the launch of RRC:19, a new overlay journal publishing peer reviews of coronavirus-related preprints, and how Agile planning enabled the press to get the journal off the ground at record speed.
If you still have questions about Plan S, you're not alone. As new and revised guidelines are introduced to the developing OA initiative, there's a lot for journal publishers to unpack. In this post, we provide up-to-date answers to the top FAQs we've been hearing.
Having tested out various OA journal models, the Electrochemical Society publishing team brings a wealth of experience around the benefits and challenges of a range of possible fully-OA funding approaches for academy-led journal programs.
We're continuing our Open Access Week blog series on steps the scholarly community can take to facilitate discussions about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in OA publishing that lead to action. In this post, DEI advocates in scholarly publishing and open research share their perspectives.
In honor of this year's OA Week theme, Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion, Scholastica reached out to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion advocates across the scholarly communication landscape to ask their perspectives on how the community can facilitate greater action around DEI in OA publishing.
What steps can scholarly journal publishers take to foster greater trust in the peer review process? In this post, we round up four ways that increasing transparency in peer review individually and collectively can help.
Whether you're compiling a special issue for the first time or looking to improve your current process, here are 5 tips to help your journal launch a successful special issue.
In recent years, the idea of implementing Agile project management methodologies to work more efficiently has been becoming more popular in academic publishing. But what does Agile mean exactly? In this post, we overview what Agile is and how it can be applied to editorial planning, including a link to an on-demand ISMTE conference session with Agile journal management examples.
Scholastica announces the release of our first report on The State of Journal Production and Access. The report details the results of a global survey of scholarly society and university publishers on how they are approaching journal production and access now and in the future.
Are you wondering which promotion approaches have the most potential for scholarly journals? In this blog post, we round up seven examples of great digital promotion from journals across disciplines to inspire your current or future promotion efforts.