As the shortfallings of the Journal Impact Factor become more glaring, the question is — will it ever be superseded?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.
What are key AI opportunities and challenges in the academic publishing sector? We caught up with Josh Nicholson, co-founder and CEO of the deep learning platform scite, to get his thoughts.
For journals to provide an effective online reading experience for human and machine readers, producing articles in digitally compatible HTML and XML files is becoming paramount.
Jabin White, Vice President of Content Management for JSTOR and Portico, shares his thoughts on how metadata quality can be improved across academia, and how publishers can move from basic metadata concepts to creating enhanced metadata.
In this post, we go behind the scenes of Scholastica's typesetting service, which takes the legwork out of formatting articles by using advanced software to generate HTML, PDF, and XML article files all at once.
In Scholastica's free webinar on-demand, Publishing OA Journals at a Scholarly Society or University, editors and publishers that use Scholastica share their experience developing successful society and university journal publishing initiatives. The webinar focuses on digitally-driven publishing models with case studies from two born-digital journals.
In this interview, Aileen Fyfe, professor of modern history at the University of St. Andrews, shares an abridged history of journal publishing at scholarly societies and her thoughts on how scholarly publishing's past can influence its present.
As the gatekeepers of research, journals and publishers are arguably on the frontlines of quality in peer review and have the potential to lead the way in addressing many of the challenges faced by the community. In this post, we look at three pillars of peer review at academic journals that can help to build a stronger foundation for quality research.
As societies grapple with questions around how to approach open access publishing, one of the best ways to identify viable options is to look to other societies with successful OA titles. In this post, Emilie Gunn, managing editor for the American Society of Clinical Oncology journals, discusses how ASCO launched it's first fully OA journal.
This month we've made some exciting updates to Scholastica's open access publishing platform, typesetting service, and peer review software. Now journals have the ability to set a default Creative Commons copyright license for all articles published using Scholastica, add author notes to typesetting requests, and more.