Tag:scholarly publishing

In this blog post, we break down why you should make peer review software a priority in the new year — whether that means better leveraging the features in your current system or looking for a new one.

Are you considering changing peer review systems? This blog post overviews seven tips to help you assess your peer review process needs and how to approach a software transition if you decide it's time to make a switch.

In her work, Judy Luther, President of Informed Strategies, has remained on the pulse of current developments in scholarly publishing and research information systems. In a recent interview, we asked her to share the primary changes she's observed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and her future expectations. Here are highlights from that conversation.

In this interview, eLife's Head of Technology Paul Shannon and Product Manager Hannah Drury discuss the aims of Sciety, an emerging platform for following new preprints and reviews of them or available commentary via Science Twitter.

In this interview, MIT Press' Director of Journals and Open Access Nick Lindsay discusses the launch of RRC:19, a new overlay journal publishing peer reviews of coronavirus-related preprints, and how Agile planning enabled the press to get the journal off the ground at record speed.

While a reputation for publishing high-quality content will always be the number one way for journals to set themselves apart in the eyes of authors and readers, regular promotion is becoming paramount to building and retaining a following. In this blog post, we break down four reasons to independently promote your scholarly journal and suggestions to get started.

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.

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.

With ingenuity and attention to detail, there are many aspects of journal operations that can be optimized to cut down publication time. In this post, we look at four ways journals can decrease days to manuscript decision to publish new articles faster.

During the 2017 LPForum Scholastica presented ways libraries can facilitate the democratization of academic journals beyond library publishing programs. Here's a recap.