Increasing diversity in scholarship requires an action plan, including journal publishers and editors taking steps to address asymmetry among editorial teams, authors, and referee pools. The question for many publishing organizations is — where to start to have the most impact?
How can scholarly publishers support metadata enrichment and dissemination starting at peer review to help link the many facets of scholars' identities online? We explored this question during Scholastica's recent Peer Review Week webinar.
As the rate of evolution in the scholarly communication landscape continues to accelerate, how can journal publishers become more readily adaptive? A new Scholastica white paper explores how implementing Agile project management principles can help publishers respond to change more effectively.
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!
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.
In this interview, Jennifer Mahar, Executive Peer Review Manager at Origin Editorial, shares how she uses data insights to iteratively improve areas of peer review within editorial control, like the time it takes to complete manuscript quality checks, as well as areas outside of editorial control, like reviewer response rates.
With ingenuity and attention to detail, there are many aspects of journal operations that can be optimized to cut down publication time. In this post, we look at four ways journals can decrease days to manuscript decision to publish new articles faster.
During this free on-demand webinar, speakers from Scholastica and J&J Editorial cover best practices for conducting a peer review audit to improve journal efficiency from a technical and editorial perspective.
Scholastica, American Journal Experts, and Research Square announce the release of a free training course for journal editors on best practices for managing authors throughout peer review and production.
From disorganized journal data to scattered communication, there are a lot of traps journals can fall into that complicate peer review. Here are 3 ways your journal may be making peer review harder than it needs to be.