Set to be formalized as an ANSI/NISO standard, STM's Peer Review Taxonomy is progressing fast. We caught up with Lois Jones, a member of the Taxonomy working group and Peer Review Manager at the APA, to learn more about the initiative.
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's software and services should take to ensure they are prepared for Plan S with our latest features to help.
What steps should scholarly publishers be taking to promote better travel routes and rules of the road for research metadata and data sharing to support discovery, assessment, and reuse, and what are the possibilities? Here are some key takeaways from the 2021 NISO Plus conference.
Where are the biggest scholarly publishing advances occurring? In this blog post, we look at three areas of innovation to watch.
Scholastica's Co-Founder and CEO Brian Cody took some time to reflect on the lessons Scholastica learned in 2020 as all adjusted to the new normal, the top product updates and resources we announced last year, and what we have planned for 2021 in this blog post.
In this interview, MIT Press' Director of Journals and Open Access Nick Lindsay discusses the launch of RRC:19, a new overlay journal publishing peer reviews of coronavirus-related preprints, and how Agile planning enabled the press to get the journal off the ground at record speed.
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.