Transparency around research methodologies is essential for driving public trust and accurate, reproducible research results.
An update and a correction for an earlier post on research publication growth in 2020.
Deborah Sweet of Cell Press discusses their recently introduced Inclusion and Diversity Statement in this interview with Alice Meadows
Haseeb Irfanullah discusses how we can overcome the barriers blocking global participation in open access publishing.
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. First, Karin Wulf revisits her post on selling books in a pandemic.
Survey results on COVID pandemic impacts on researchers and educators across the disciplines, and implications for scholarly publishers.
Robert Harington argues that funders, be they national, or private, should consider directly funding their field through funding societies and institutions, with a focus on equitable distribution of funds across scholarly communities.
Cell Press announces an experiment with parallel peer review.
Are US federal courts enforcing Creative Commons licenses? Yes, but not as copyright holders may hope.
Peer Review Week 2020 continues with a guest post by Bahar Mehmani of Elsevier, who interviewed Professor Jeffrey Unerman about his work on the risks of self-referential peer review.
Chefs Alice Meadows, Jasmine Wallace, and Karin Wulf tackle Peer Review Week 2020’s theme of Trust in Peer Review with this post on trust as both an ethic and a practice
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?