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.
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
A look back at 2014’s discussion of measuring the immeasurable.
Revisiting a 2015 post to ask whether we are any closer to offering researchers credit for non-research activities?
Recognizing the many ways that researchers (and others) contribute to science and scholarship has historically been challenging but we now have options, including CRediT and ORCID.
Is the value of data in decision making all hype? How can we leverage data to server our mission, customers, and our own operational effectiveness?
We stand by our data. We just won’t share it or believe that you replicated our study.
Scientific authorship comes with benefits, but also responsibilities. If authors are unwilling to explain their work, editors must step up to defend their journal.
A paper linking tweets and citations comes under attack, but more from the authors’ inability to answer even basic questions about their paper and resistance to share their data.
Making journal data on decision times and acceptance rates public would be tremendously helpful for authors in their decision-making process.
Thoughts on the new Chinese policy on research evaluation from three Chinese publishers.
Christos Petrou looks at megajournal performance and the resulting business implications.
Few scholarly publishers make effective use of identity management, but we should — and now is a good time to consider a comprehensive identity strategy.
Christos Petrou analyzes the potential publishing impacts of new Chinese policies on research assessment.
A new set of policies mark an effort to largely reform the research and higher education evaluation systems in China. The potential impact on the STM publishing sector is examined.