Tag:scholarly communication

After serving as editor-in-chief of an Elsevier journal for over seven years, Lajos Balogh decided to channel his publishing knowledge to a new endeavor. He and a group of fellow editors started a publishing organization and journal of their own.

Once a scholar finds your open access journal, what can you do to encourage them to come back? Here are four ways to get scholars to frequent your OA journal website with examples from Scholastica's publishing platform.

Metadata 2020's chief coordinator Laura Paglione discusses how the initiative got started and the stakeholders involved. The goal of Metadata 2020 is to understand how metadata is being used throughout the research lifecycle and to develop recommendations for improvement.

We caught up with PubMed Central (PMC) Program Manager Kathryn Funk to get answers to some of the most common questions that we hear from journal publishers about PubMed and the related literature databases at the National Library of Medicine (NLM), MEDLINE and PMC.

When Bond University decided to adopt a different research management system, Scholarly Publications & Copyright Manager Antoinette Cass realized they would need a new place to host Bond's open access journals. In this interview she and Publications Officer Doreen Taylor discuss why they chose to migrate the journals to Scholastica's publishing platform and what the transition was like.

Adding a custom page to your Scholastica journal website template is easy, and it's free! In this post, we overview examples of effective custom journal website pages and how to add a custom page to your Scholastica journal website template.

Many law reviews are yet to explore all the possibilities of online publishing, and they're missing out on opportunities to better serve authors and readers as a result. Here are three key areas of digital publishing that every law review should prioritize.

Journal publishers that want their articles to show up in relevant abstracting and indexing databases must submit article information to them in machine-readable formats. If you only publish journal articles in human-readable formats, like PDFs, you're likely missing out on valuable indexing opportunities.

At Scholastica, we're building out our open access publishing platform to make it easier for journal publishers to reach their indexing goals. We're producing machine-readable XML files for all articles published using our platform and introducing automated article deposits for major indexes.

While you can't guarantee that your journal will receive top-notch reviewer comments all of the time, there are some steps your editorial team can take to improve reviewer comment quality.