Sylvia Izzo Hunter, Igor Kleshchevich, and Bruce Rosenblum look at the complexities of adding preprints to the citation record and suggest best practices going forward.
Rick Anderson interviews Kim Eggleton of IOP about the publisher’s recently announced move to 100% double-blind peer review.
What have academic book publishers been for? And what might they be for, in the future? Part 2
What have academic book publishers been for? And what might they be for, in the future?
The results of a study on author perceptions of funding open access articles through a library subvention fund at Virginia Tech are analyzed.
We revisit our analysis of how adopting a strict data policy affects journal submissions and find that the effects depend a lot on Impact Factor trends
Revisiting a 2015 post to ask whether we are any closer to offering researchers credit for non-research activities?
By calling its new policy a “Rights Retention Strategy,” cOAlition S is engaging in doublespeak. This strategy actually does exactly the opposite of what it claims.
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.