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9 peer review email templates every journal should have and why (with examples)

Peer review email templates can help journals save a significant amount of editorial time, and they're for more than just manuscript decision letters. This blog post breaks down why, when, and how to create email templates for common journal correspondences, including 9 examples you can use.

Reflections on a decade using Scholastica at GEP: Interview with Susan Altman

Susan Altman, Managing Editor of MIT Press' Global Environmental Politics journal, reflects on GEP's transition to Scholastica's peer review system, the editorial team's experience working with Scholastica over the past decade, and the journal's evolution up to this point.

How to Write Constructive Peer Review Comments: Tips every journal should give referees

Most scholars embark on peer review with little to no formal training. So a bit of guidance from journals is often welcome and can make a big difference in review quality. In this blog post, we're rounding up 7 tips journals can give referees to help them conduct solid peer reviews.

3 Keys to running an effective operational journal audit

Trying to optimize peer review processes while in the throes of daily editorial work isn't easy. That's why it's imperative for journal teams to set aside time for regular operational audits. Here are three tips to help.

3 Ways scholarly journals can promote FAIR data

What are the potential benefits of data FAIRification and how can publishers help promote the FAIR Data Principles? We cover everything you need to know in this blog post.

3 Tips for developing an effective and efficient journal promotion strategy with a small team

It can be tempting to table journal promotion initiatives to focus on editorial work, particularly for small teams. But having a promotion strategy is vital to publication development, and it doesn't have to take a ton of time or resources. This blog post walks through tips to develop an effective and efficient journal promotion plan.

What you need to know to meet the latest Plan S criteria: Guide for publishers using Scholastica

At Scholastica, we're working to support journal publishers taking fully Open Access Plan S compliance routes. In this post, we overview steps journals using Scholastica software and services should take to ensure they're fulfilling the latest Plan S guidelines and our features to help.

Answers to top journal publisher Plan S FAQs [Updated with the latest info]

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.

5 Scholarly publishing trends to watch in 2022

Publishing consultant Lettie Conrad and Scholastica's Danielle Padula share the top five scholarly publishing trends they're watching in 2022 and implications for small to mid-sized and independent publishers.

Scholastica at 10: Betting on democratization over consolidation in scholarly publishing

As Scholastica approaches its 10th birthday, CEO and co-founder Brian Cody reflects on the last decade and why Scholastica still believes in and remains committed to democratization over consolidation in scholarly publishing.