Tag:scholarly communication

Last week we attended the ISMTE North American Conference. In this post we highlight conference sessions we were able to go to, including our presentation on polishing your peer review process.

What will Elsevier's acquisition of bepress mean for the journals and institutions that rely on Digital Commons to host open access content? We explore this question following the recent news.

In order to improve editors' experience managing peer reviewers on Scholastica, we've just overhauled the Reviewers Table and individual reviewer pages designs and added some helpful functionality. Learn more!

What is the author experience with article processing charges like? In this blog post we break down 5 key insights from a 2017 Knowledge Exchange report from surveys of researchers throughout Europe.

Donna Hughes discusses how she started the open access journal Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence and why she chose to do so without a publisher.

How are most journals doing in the pursuit of gathering and analyzing meaningful performance data? According to Jason Roberts, Senior Partner at Origin Editorial, the majority could use some work.

Looking to get your academic journal added to relevant indexes and wondering where to start? In this blog post we outline four common index types and the benefits of each for your journal.

Wendy Laura Belcher, former managing editor of Aztlán Journal of Chicano Studies, discusses how to avoid the perils of unclear communication with authors around manuscript decisions and ongoing revise and resubmit requests.

Scholastica's released the first and only customizable website templates designed specifically for scholarly journals. Here's how you can quickly and affordably set up a publication website with journal website templates.

One leading example of a successful library publishing program is Michigan Publishing out of University of Michigan Library. In this interview Jason Colman, Director of Michigan Publishing Services, shares his experience with the program and how it works.