In a recent opinion piece the traditional scientific publishing model is reviewed alongside recent efforts to change it.
Tips for evidence-based publication planning, including gap and SWOT analysis, are provided in a recent issue of the MAP newsletter.
UNESCO World Science Day for Peace and Development aims to improve access and diversity in science.
The Wellcome Trust announces a new open access policy, which includes five key updates.
A global survey examines the current peer review landscape and provides suggestions to combat ‘reviewer fatigue’.
Journals and funders pledge to publish peer review reports in a move to increase transparency of the publication process.
As our use of social media and online resources continues to grow, is the traditional format of the medical congress a thing of the past?
What is a predatory journal? A scoping review published in F1000Research explores their defining characteristics.
Tim Koder reviews the potential for ORCiD, CRediT and Convey to increase transparency and accountability in medical publishing.
Tim Ellison reviews the growing importance of preprints in medical publishing.
Amy Williams provides an update on open access models and the implications for industry-funded research that might arise from “Plan S”.
This year’s International Open Access Week (October 22–28) is underway with a focus on designing equitable foundations for open knowledge. A host of events are scheduled across the globe, how will you get involved?
Is the apparent efficacy of treatments being altered by bias? A recent study takes a closer look at the cumulative effects of reporting and citation biases.
eLife is trialling a novel form of open peer review that gives authors more control over their response to reviewers.
Today is World Mental Health Day, providing an opportunity to raise awareness of the issues facing young people in a changing world.
Google launches a new search tool to facilitate the discoverability of public datasets.