Tag:scholarly communication

At Scholastica, we're working to support publishers taking fully open access Plan S compliance routes. In this post, we overview steps journals using Scholastica's software and services can take to start preparing for Plan S.

In this new edition of Academic Journal Management Best Practices: Tales from the Trenches, we round up tips from seasoned publications managers and editors on how to optimize your editorial workflows, attract more quality submissions, and make strategic plans to further your journal goals.

At Scholastica, we're building out our typesetting service and open access publishing platform to make it easier for journal publishers to reach their indexing goals. We're producing machine-readable XML article files for journals, and introducing automated article deposits for major indexes and discovery services. Get the full details!

In this interview, Dana Compton, Editorial Director for the American Society of Civil Engineers, shares her perspective on how journal programs can effectively approach strategic planning in uncertain times, and how journal planning should factor into wider organizational strategy.

If you haven't had a chance to take The State of Journal Production and Access survey, there's still time — we've extended the deadline to the 5th of June 2020. Learn more about the survey in this blog post.

If you still have questions about Plan S, you're not alone. As new and revised guidelines are introduced to the developing OA initiative, there's a lot for journal publishers to unpack. In this post, we provide up-to-date answers to the top FAQs we've heard.

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.

Looking to add one or more journals to PubMed Central, but not sure where to start? Scholastica Co-Founder and CEO Brian Cody presented an overview of how to apply during LPForum 2020. Here are the key takeaways from his presentation and the full recording.

In this blog post, we break down answers to some of the most common journal indexing questions, covering everything you need to know to initiate and keep building upon a successful indexing strategy.

A listing of the latest resources we've found to help academic institutions and scholars navigate the COVID-19 pandemic in four key areas: Institutional response and distance learning, remote working and social distancing, peer review and publication planning, tracking and communicating COVID-19 updates.