Metadata 2020's chief coordinator Laura Paglione discusses how the initiative got started and the stakeholders involved. The goal of Metadata 2020 is to understand how metadata is being used throughout the research lifecycle and to develop recommendations for improvement.
Many law reviews are yet to explore all the possibilities of online publishing, and they're missing out on opportunities to better serve authors and readers as a result. Here are three key areas of digital publishing that every law review should prioritize.
While you can't guarantee that your journal will receive top-notch reviewer comments all of the time, there are some steps your editorial team can take to improve reviewer comment quality.
How are the ways that scholars find and engage with academic research outputs changing? In this post we highlight key takeaways from the 2018 How Readers Discover Content in Scholarly Publications report and what the findings mean for journal publishers.
In the past few weeks, we've introduced some exciting updates to Scholastica's typesetting service to better serve the needs of journals across disciplines. We're making it easier for editors to submit articles for typesetting, giving journals new options for styling their PDF articles, and more.
In this interview, Melanie Dolechek, executive director of the Society for Scholarly Publishing, discusses the launch of The Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications, a group of 10 associations coming together to address the lack of diversity in scholarly communication.
The start of a new year is always a good time for reflection. Before we dive into 2019, we wanted to take the opportunity to look back at some highlights from last year and our plans for the year ahead.
In the wake of Plan S and other recent open access mandates, the need to rethink subscription-based journal publishing models is becoming more pressing for scholarly societies and associations around the world. In this interview, Mikael Laakso, Associate Professor at Hanken School of Economics, discusses his research on ways societies are transitioning journals to OA models.
Today, keeping a current journal website doesn't have to involve learning to use complex content management systems or getting a development team to write custom code. Another option is to use an easy-to-edit website template made for academic journals. In this post, we outline three key benefits of using a website template.
In this recorded webinar publishers and editors share their experience launching new open access journals as well as transitioning paywalled journals to open access publishing models.