Tag:academic journal publishing

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.

We're continuing our Open Access Week blog series on steps the scholarly community can take to facilitate discussions about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in OA publishing that lead to action. In this post, DEI advocates in scholarly publishing and open research share their perspectives.

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.

In this interview, President and Founder of PSP Consulting Pippa Smart, overviews the many variations of blind and open peer review that she's come across as well as core benefits and challenges of each that journals should consider.

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.

At Scholastica, we're working to support publishers taking fully open access Plan S compliance routes. In this post, we overview steps journals using Scholastica's software and services can take to start preparing for Plan S.

In this interview, Jennifer Mahar, Executive Peer Review Manager at Origin Editorial, shares how she uses data insights to iteratively improve areas of peer review within editorial control, like the time it takes to complete manuscript quality checks, as well as areas outside of editorial control, like reviewer response rates.

With ingenuity and attention to detail, there are many aspects of journal operations that can be optimized to cut down publication time. In this post, we look at four ways journals can decrease days to manuscript decision to publish new articles faster.

In this post, we round up some of the latest Plan S reports and resources to help make navigating the transition timeline a little easier. We will continue to add updates and new resources to this list as they become available.

Where are the biggest scholarly publishing advances occurring? In this blog post, we look at five trends to watch in the new year.