The Scholastica team read this amazing post by Timothy Gowers where he uncovers how much universities are actually paying for Elsevier journals. We worried that casual readers might miss some of the great punchlines within the 10,000+ word post, so we thought we could help spread the great work Timothy Gowers is doing by creating an infographic. The graphic we created is below - feel free to share!
An Infographic View of Gowers's Elsevier Exposé
Have you and your editorial team made any journal-related resolutions for the new year? Here are some suggestions to help get you started.
OA advocate Ulrich Herb shares his thoughts on requirements for a sustainable OA future, including key areas where he believes journal publishing must be improved.
Jesper Sørensen, editor-in-chief of Sociological Science discusses his hopes for the journal both in terms of having an impact in its field and as part of the open access movement.
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.
Tackling that first journal submission can be a great learning experience for scholars, particularly graduate students working on their PhD thesis.
Librarians and academics involved in scholarly publishing from around the world gathered on March 29th and 30th to take part in the second annual Library Publishing Coalition (LPC) Forum.