The legal case against it will help determine whether OMICS is merely a “spirited player” or something worse.
What is the role of book content in the Science, Technical and Medical (STM) researcher ecosystem?
Making journal data on decision times and acceptance rates public would be tremendously helpful for authors in their decision-making process.
Sabine Louët and Karla Fallon discuss how to realize the opportunities for better communicating research results to a broader audience.
Thoughts on the new Chinese policy on research evaluation from three Chinese publishers.
Christos Petrou looks at megajournal performance and the resulting business implications.
Some improvements at the Scholarly Kitchen have inspired us to renew our open call for guest authors to join the conversation. Revisiting a 2018 post by @lisalibrarian that explains how it works.
In this article, Robert Harington revisits the history of copyright, steering into Creative Commons Licensing, and weighs the value of protection and reuse in light of an inexorable push towards global openness.
Research Outreach is a young company that helps researchers make their work more easily intelligible to a lay audience. Editorial Director Emma Feloy answers some questions about how their service works.
How will we meet this moment of global crisis? The Internet Archive breaks glass.
The key to surviving an outbreak is being equipped with the proper supplies. Make sure your editorial survival kit is fully stocked. Here are a few items you should definitely have in your emergency tool kit!
Christos Petrou analyzes the potential publishing impacts of new Chinese policies on research assessment.
Bamini Jayabalasingham, Ylann Schemm, and Holly J. Falk-Krzesinski present the takeaways of a new report by Elsevier, “The Researcher Journey Through a Gender Lens”.
Dr. Jie Xu from the Wuhan University of China offers a view of how Chinese researchers are reacting and are likely to alter their behavior in response to new policies governing research evaluation.
One way or another, the #scholcomm community is going to choose either a diversity of publishing models or a monoculture, because it can’t have both. How will this choice be made, and by whom?