Every five years Research4Life commissions in-depth reviews of its work to understand how the work of the partnership is experienced from the users’ as well as the partners’ perspectives. Domiziana Francescon discusses the latest findings.
Revisiting Jasmine Wallace’s 2019 primer on best practices for peer reviewers.
We’re off for the long weekend. Some musical reading suggestions for your summer are offered.
Why did a certain band eliminate brown M&M’s from their dressing room? And what does that have to do with the formatting requirements at some journals? Nathan Stevenson explains.
At a recent meeting, a debate was held on the motion: Preprints are going to replace journals. I was asked to oppose the motion and this post is based on my arguments.
This eighth episode of SSP’s Early Career Development Podcast is the second in a two-part series on open access publishing. In this episode, Meredith Adinolfi (Cell Press) and Ann Michael (DeltaThink) discuss some of the more complex aspects of the OA landscape, such as funder mandates, Plan S, and transformative agreements.
AAAS continues its commitment to the subscription model to praise from cOAlition S. Are there lessons for other publishers?
The nuances between spelling mistakes, autocorrects, fat finger errors, atomic typos, muscle memory flaws, and the reason we only spot them AFTER pressing send.
Members of the 2020 class of SSP Fellows share their top take-aways from the recent SSP Annual Meeting.
Liz Bal from Jisc discusses the scholarly publishing lessons learned from COVID-19, and how they can be applied to make research communication more efficient and effective.
In the second of two posts on persistent identifiers in scholarly communications, Phill Jones and Alice Meadows share information about a new cost-benefit analysis showing the value of widespread PID adoption
Today’s post is the first of two in which we look at the state of persistent identifiers and what they mean for publishers—to coincide with the first meeting, on June 21, of the new UK Research Identifier National Coordinating Council (RINCC) and publication the same day of a Cost Benefit Analysis Report, funded by the UK Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) for Open Access project.
How much jargon is too much jargon?
As many organizations are navigating reopening of offices and a hybrid work environment, Silverchair shares their process and learnings over recent months.
Lots of things are wrong with paying for peer review, according to Tim Vines and Alison Mudditt in the recent R2R conference debate