Tag:academic publishing

During Scholastica's recent Peer Review Week webinar, panelists explored ways journals can help scholars and the general public more easily distinguish peer-reviewed preprints from unvetted ones to increase trust in preprints and peer review. Read on for the full details and a link to the webinar recording!

What steps can scholarly journal publishers take to foster greater trust in the peer review process? In this post, we round up five ways that increasing transparency in peer review individually and collectively can help.

Whether you're compiling a special issue for the first time or looking to improve your current process, here are 5 tips to help your journal launch a successful special issue.

In recent years, the idea of implementing Agile project management methodologies to work more efficiently has been becoming more popular in academic publishing. But what does Agile mean exactly? In this post, we overview what Agile is and how it can be applied to editorial planning, including a link to an on-demand ISMTE conference session with Agile journal management examples.

Scholastica announces the release of our first report on The State of Journal Production and Access. The report details the results of a global survey of scholarly society and university publishers on how they are approaching journal production and access now and in the future.

As the shortfallings of the Journal Impact Factor become more glaring, the question is — will it ever be superseded? In this blog, we overview three emerging alternative research assessment options that journal publishers should watch and ways to implement them.

While a reputation for publishing high-quality content will always be the number one way for journals to set themselves apart in the eyes of authors and readers, regular promotion is becoming paramount to building and retaining a following. In this blog post, we break down four reasons to independently promote your scholarly journal and suggestions to get started.

In this interview, Olga Pilkington, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Research at Dixie State University, discusses how she spearheaded the launch of the university's first student-run open access journal, Curiosity: Interdisciplinary Journal of Research and Innovation.

In this new edition of Academic Journal Management Best Practices: Tales from the Trenches, we round up tips from seasoned publications managers and editors on how to optimize your editorial workflows, attract more quality submissions, and make strategic plans to further your journal goals.

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.