In today’s post, Angela Cochran is revisiting the topic of balancing reviewer needs and author expectations. Recent data from one flagship journal showed significant overlap in the reviewer pool within top journals in the field, emphasizing the need to double-down on efforts to diversify.
In today’s post, Angela Cochran revisits her call to provide more editorial scrutiny to journal article references. Several new automated tools now available will help editors determine whether references are appropriate for including in scholarly works.
What have we learned over the course of the COVID pandemic? Our authors revisit earlier posts with updates, now that we have a longer view. Today, Angela Cochran revisits her post asking, “What Will We Learn About Scholarly Publishing as a Result of COVID-19?”
Financial uncertainty of 2021 may inspire organizations to do some silo busting. Angela Cochran explores opportunities to meet those goals while leaving silos intact.
Journal offices are reporting greater participation and engagement in virtual editorial boards meetings; but providing networking opportunities at these meetings for volunteers might outweigh the benefits of virtual. Angela Cochran interviews colleagues on what makes these meetings a success and what we can do better.
Changing jobs can be stressful in normal times, but during a global pandemic and with everyone working from home, special considerations must be made. In this post, Angela Cochran and Jennifer Regala share their recent experiences.
Today’s post features several guest authors reviewing books on racism and anti-racism. When we read, we learn.
In the coming months and years, we will have an opportunity to study the affects of the COVID pandemic on scholarly publishing. Angela Cochran explores questions related to the participation of women in scholarship, funding changes, resource issues, and the future of research enterprises.
A group of Chefs reflects the struggles we are facing, and the lessons we are learning, about parenting during the pandemic.
Travel bans, office closures, and conference cancellations have publishers and societies thinking about how best to ensure that scholarly content continues to be reviewed and distributed. This post by Angela Cochran looks at some of the impacts and questions whether this is the new normal.