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.
While a reputation for publishing high-quality content will always be the number one way for journals to set themselves apart in the eyes of authors and readers, regular promotion is becoming paramount to building and retaining a following. In this blog post, we break down four reasons to independently promote your scholarly journal and suggestions to get started.
In this post, we cover everything you need to know about migrating one or more journals to Scholastica's peer review system, as well as some key features to make a seamless transition and start streamlining your workflows right away.
In this new edition of Academic Journal Management Best Practices: Tales from the Trenches, we round up tips from seasoned publications managers and editors on how to optimize your editorial workflows, attract more quality submissions, and make strategic plans to further your journal goals.
In this interview, Dana Compton, Editorial Director for the American Society of Civil Engineers, shares her perspective on how journal programs can effectively approach strategic planning in uncertain times, and how journal planning should factor into wider organizational strategy.