Tag:academic journal publishing

In the coming months, Scholastica will be introducing product improvements to help journals comply with the Plan S guidelines. In this post, we overview steps journals using Scholastica's open access publishing platform can take to start preparing for Plan S.

In this post, we round up some current and forthcoming resources to help journal publishers determine the best Plan S compliance route for their needs and fulfill the implementation guidelines.

When will the history books say was the major turning point towards a lower cost and open access publishing model? Scholastica Co-Founder and CEO Brian Cody shares why he believes the time is now, and the steps Scholastica is taking to help journals prepare for Plan S and to support any publishing organization looking to publish high-quality open access journals at an affordable cost.

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.

What is academic-led publishing? Why does it matter? And what are examples of academic-led publishing initiatives? These were some of the core questions addressed during the first Academic-Led Publishing Day. In this post, we share some highlights from the day.

The inaugural Academic-Led Publishing Day is only a few weeks away and we at Scholastica are thrilled to be taking part. As ALPD gets closer, we wanted to take the time to share what you can expect from the day and how you can get involved.

On February 7, 2019 Scholastica is taking part in Academic-Led Publishing Day, an inaugural event to celebrate and facilitate academic-led publishing initiatives. Learn more about the event and how you can get involved!

Throughout OA Week October 22-28 Scholastica will be hosting a free-flowing Twitter discussion about the relationship between academic-led publishing and equitable open access using the hashtag #AcademicLedOA

Matthias Weber, assistant professor at the School of Finance at the University of St. Gallen, discusses why he believes the convention of alphabetical author lists should be abandoned.