As the gatekeepers of research, journals and publishers are arguably on the frontlines of quality in peer review and have the potential to lead the way in addressing many of the challenges faced by the community. In this post, we look at three pillars of peer review at academic journals that can help to build a stronger foundation for quality research.
On Thursday, the 26th of September 2019 at 9:30 AM EST / 1:30 PM GMT Scholastica is hosting a free webinar, Publishing OA Journals at a Scholarly Society or University. During the webinar, editors and publishers that use Scholastica will share their experience launching and developing OA journal programs.
Scholastica announces the release of a Product Roadmap detailing new features to help journals comply with Plan S and sustainably meet core technical publishing standards.
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.
The quality of the machine-readable metadata associated with academic journal articles is virtually as important as the quality of the research itself. In this post, we overview the role of machine-readable metadata in article discovery and how Scholastica is helping open access journals produce the rich machine-readable metadata they need.
As societies grapple with questions around how to approach open access publishing, one of the best ways to identify viable options is to look to other societies with successful OA titles. In this post, Emilie Gunn, managing editor for the American Society of Clinical Oncology journals, discusses how ASCO launched it's first fully OA journal.
The 2019 ISMTE North American conference brought together stakeholders across the scholarly publishing landscape with sessions ranging from editorial office management to the future of open access. Here are some highlights.
In this interview, lecturer for the Faculty of Law at the University of Malaya Stewart Manley unpacks the FTC v. OMICS case and its broader implications for the oversight of predatory publishing practices.
Scholastica is 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.
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.