When a scholar visits an open access journal's website for the first time, they look for certain markers of publication quality. Chief among them are well-outlined peer review policies. In this post, we outline the primary elements to include in journal peer review policies and best practices to follow.
If you still have questions about what Plan S is exactly and how it will affect the journals you publish or work with, you're not alone. We decided to compile this FAQ blog post to provide answers to some of the most common questions we've heard from our journal users based on the information available now.
If you work with a paywalled journal that is considering flipping or you're launching a new OA journal, now is the time—but you may be wondering where to begin. On the road to OA, your team needs to map out a clear route and ensure they have the tools to reach their destination.
For academic journals to operate smoothly, aligning team members, processes, and systems is a must. In this blog post, we highlight three stories from academic institutions and scholarly societies about how they're using Scholastica to close the loop between peer review and publishing at their journals.
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.