Tag:scholarly communication

In this interview Timothy Vollmer, Senior Manager for Public Policy at Creative Commons, discusses the different open copyright licenses Creative Commons offers and the benefits of open copyright in academic publishing.

When you think about the role of journal publishers in the research lifecycle, content production and dissemination are two givens. But what about content preservation? In this post, we overview the different archiving options available and best practices for open access journals.

In the coming months, Scholastica will be introducing product improvements to help journals comply with the Plan S guidelines. In this post, we overview steps journals using Scholastica's open access publishing platform can take to start preparing for Plan S.

Anna Tolwinska, Member Experience Manager at Crossref, breaks down how to apply to become a Crossref member to register Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for the journals you publish and the key benefits.

In this post, we round up some current and forthcoming resources to help journal publishers determine the best Plan S compliance route for their needs and fulfill the implementation guidelines.

What are the DOAJ's indexing criteria? And how can you apply to add one or more journals to the DOAJ? We break down everything you need to know in this blog post.

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 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.

Cliff Harvey, founder of the Holistic Performance Institute, shares how the Journal of Holistic Performance got started and how they're working to serve the needs of the holism and contemporary healthcare research community.

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.