Tag:academic journal production

At times, journal production delays will be out of your editorial and publishing teams' hands. But, you can still take steps to try and avoid them. In this blog post, we share 7 ways to streamline your production process to help you hit target publication dates and even exceed them.

Mind the gap — you've likely heard this familiar phrase issued at train stations, but have you considered how it applies to academic journal publishing? In this blog post, we're rounding up five of the most common gaps between peer review and publishing and ways to address them.

Scholastica announces the launch of our second State of Journal Production and Access survey of independent scholarly society and university publishers, which will be used to develop an open industry report. If you work with a scholarly society, university press, library, or institution that independently publishes one or more journals, please take the survey to help develop collective insights.

In this post, we go behind the scenes of Scholastica's digital-first production service, which takes the legwork out of formatting articles by using advanced software to generate HTML, PDF, and full-text XML article files simultaneously.

Since making the switch to using Scholastica software for manuscript tracking, article production, and open access publishing, the Spartan Medical Research Journal has found that its peer-review process is smoother for editors and authors, its digital reading experience is more engaging, and the journal has the XML it needs to pursue new indexing opportunities.

At Scholastica, we believe that all journals should be able to have rich machine-readable metadata without technical hassles or manual work. So we're making metadata production easier through smart automations. In this post, we overview the role of metadata in article discovery and how Scholastica is helping journals get the rich machine-readable metadata they need.

Annie Gering, Publishing Editor at RTI Press, discusses how RTI improved its peer review experience for editors, authors, and reviewers and started producing articles in more index-optimized digital formats with the help of Scholastica in this interview.

How can journals get closer to having rich metadata and ultimately more discoverable articles? This blog post overviews five machine-readable metadata elements most commonly requested by scholarly communication stakeholders across disciplines that publishers should prioritize.

Are you working with a scholarly society or institution starting a fully Open Access journal or thinking about transitioning one or more titles to fully-OA publishing models and wondering where to begin? In this post, we break down how to determine the best publishing route for your organization and get your OA efforts off the ground.

In this post, we break down five areas of journal production where Scholastica is introducing smart automation to help publishers get the article file types they need faster while saving time and costs.