Byron Russell, John Sack, Alison McGonagle-O’Connell, and Tony Alves look at the way publishers are adapting their traditional submission workflows to better integrate the use of preprints.
Continuing a series looking at start-ups in the scholarly sector, from what they do and how it could be useful, to how they have got started, and tips they would share with other entrepreneurs. This time, an interview with Andrew Preston and Ben Kaube, two of the founders of online seminar platform Cassyni
A hackathon for the Financial Times Top 50 journals list is underway for those who want to shape how metrics are developed. An interview with Andrew Jack.
Revisiting Tim Vines’ 2017 post — Open data continues to gain ground, but is there a revenue stream that would help journals recover the costs of gathering, reviewing and publishing data?
To celebrate the launch of C4DISC’s Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations, Damita Snow and Jocelyn Dawson sat down with Laura Martin and Megan Seyler to share why they are excited about this toolkit and what they hope it will achieve.
Article Attention Scores for papers don’t seem to add up, leading one to question whether Altmetric data are valid, reliable, and reproducible.
When do new approaches to research communication become an end unto themselves? How much more work can we pile on researchers? Is more information always better than less?
At a recent meeting, a debate was held on the motion: Preprints are going to replace journals. I was asked to oppose the motion and this post is based on my arguments.
In the second of two posts on persistent identifiers in scholarly communications, Phill Jones and Alice Meadows share information about a new cost-benefit analysis showing the value of widespread PID adoption
The team behind SeamlessAccess discuss why identity federation promotes security and privacy despite coordinated attacks on access systems
Michele Avissar-Whiting of Research Square discusses the value of preprints for uncovering unethical and fraudulent research behaviors early in the publication process.
A glimpse behind the curtain on the planning for the SSP Annual meeting. A conversation between Stephanie Lovegrove Hansen, Lori Carlin, Yael FItzpatrick, and Cason Lynley on what to expect, how the shift to a virtual environment changes things, and how to get the most out of attending.
The STM Association released an Article Sharing Framework to facilitate use of scholarly collaboration networks in compliance with new EU Copyright Directive.
Revisiting a 2018 post discussing that for social science and humanities researchers in many parts of the world there are significant barriers to conducting and sharing research, in some cases more so than for science and medicine. In this revisited guest post, Dr. Naveen Minai provides a perspective as a gender studies researcher in Pakistan.
The Journal of Open Source Software was designed from scratch using the principles of open source and software design practices. This has both advantages and disadvantages, particularly with respect to elements of the traditional scholarly publishing ecosystem.