Robert-Jan Smits, a senior European Commission official comments on whether open access for all scientific papers by 2020 is a realistic goal.
The Publication Plan team presented their own research at this year’s ISMPP meetings.
The Publication Plan remembers Professor Doug Altman, founder of the EQUATOR network, who passed away last month.
The increasing role of patients in medical research and publications is discussed in the latest issue of the MAP newsletter.
Jackie Marchington, Director of Global Operations, Caudex, reflects on six years of the Global Alliance of Publication Professionals (GAPP).
Get up to date on how gender influences the academic publishing process and what can be done to establish gender equity.
How can journals, institutions, funders and societies improve and standardise the current authorship system?
Elizabeth Knowles, Associate Editorial Director at Taylor & Francis, explains the principles of open access.
Sam Wilkinson, Senior Editor at Taylor & Francis, outlines the principles of copyright and how to seek appropriate permissions.
Share your opinion with The Publication Plan and take our poll on patient engagement in medical publications.
Medical communications professionals give their take on ‘fake news’, predatory journals, and the role of artificial intelligence in medical publishing.
Researchers argue that lay review will increase the relevance of medical publications: a new study aims to evaluate its impact.
A new, regular series in The BMJ will highlight a different unreported clinical trial every week, with the intention of improving reporting rates.
Dr Richard Smith reviews the potential pitfalls of textbooks in a recent opinion piece for The BMJ.
Can preprints be cited in the same way as papers published in a peer reviewed journal, or do we need to define new standards?
Here’s how the power of machine learning could be harnessed to automate the search for fraudulent figure duplications in submitted manuscripts.