During a free webinar Scholastica sponsored as part of this year's ALPSP Conference, we dug into the many benefits of transitioning to a digital-first publishing process and different possible routes to get started or optimize your current efforts. Read on for the details!
Once Persistent Identifiers a.k.a. PIDs are born, they take on a whole new, and still somewhat secret, life of their own. This blog post covers the what, why, and how of PIDs and key ways journals and scholars can implement them to foster uptake across the research ecosystem and further their publishing goals.
When XML Marks the Spot: Machine-readable journal articles for discovery and preservation, a free webinar, co-hosted by Scholastica, UOregon Libraries, and the GWU Masters in Publishing program, offers a crash course in the benefits of XML production and use cases. Learn more and get the recording on demand!
At the 2022 SSP Conference, attendees had a chance to take a hypothetical trip to the early days of digital-first journal production during the panel session Back to the future of digital-first publishing: Where we are and where we're going. What were the key takeaways? We cover highlights in this blog post!
In her work, Judy Luther, President of Informed Strategies, has remained on the pulse of current developments in scholarly publishing and research information systems. In a recent interview, we asked her to share the primary changes she's observed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and her future expectations. Here are highlights from that conversation.
Journal publishers that want their articles to show up in relevant abstracting and indexing databases must submit article information to them in machine-readable formats. If you only publish journal articles in human-readable formats, like PDFs, you're likely missing out on valuable indexing opportunities.