Tag:open access journal publishing

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.

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.

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 does transitioning to online-only publishing entail? And what steps should journals be taking to make a smooth transition? In this blog post we overview some of the primary areas to focus on when taking the leap from print to online-only publishing and the benefits of moving to online-only publishing for sustainable open access.

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.

What will it take to make the majority of scholarship open access so anyone can read it without a paywall? Scholastica Co-Founder and CEO Brian Cody argues it all depends on people getting behind new ways of publishing.

Scholastica announces a new guide to help scholars and institutions navigate the many avenues for running academy-owned open access journals and facilitating community-led publishing models - The Essentials of Academic-Led Journal Publishing.

At Scholastica, we saw an opportunity to make typesetting journal articles a lot easier using technology. In this post we go behind the scenes of our new typesetting service, which takes the legwork out of formatting manuscripts by using advanced software to generate HTML, PDF, and XML articles all at once.

Despite the benefits of embracing modern innovations, some industries have been slow to adopt them - academic publishing being a prime example. In the post below, we break out 3 vestiges of print publishing that journals are holding onto online and why it's holding them back.