A recent blog for The Scholarly Kitchen suggests mergers, acquisitions, and new regulations are increasingly changing the state of scholarly communications.
As an increasing number of journals pilot transparent peer review, data indicate that open peer review does not compromise the process – at least when reviewers can stay anonymous.
Transparency and reproducibility are now synonymous with medical publications, but actions speak louder than words. A recent study examines whether progress has been made.
Find out why financial relationships are not always correctly disclosed and how better transparency could be achieved.
The ICMJE recently updated its recommendations, providing guidance on issues such as use of preprint servers, conflict of interest reporting and journal metrics.
Increasing quality and transparency of preclinical data: an opportunity for publication professionals?
An article in the MAP newsletter examines how publication professionals could help to increase preclinical publishing standards.
The impact of the AMWA–EMWA–ISMPP Joint Position Statement on the Role of Professional Medical Writers is revealed in the MAP newsletter.
A number of initiatives developed to prevent researchers from only reporting the most impressive outcomes of clinical trials are explored in an opinion piece from The BMJ.
Are researchers able to access trial data? Audit provides insights on data sharing from industry-sponsored studies
A recent study published in BMC Medicine audits data sharing from pharmaceutical industry-sponsored clinical studies.
A recent article from Science explores how meta-analyses may be less authoritative than they seem.
The Wellcome Trust announces a new open access policy, which includes five key updates.
Journals and funders pledge to publish peer review reports in a move to increase transparency of the publication process.
Tim Koder reviews the potential for ORCiD, CRediT and Convey to increase transparency and accountability in medical publishing.
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.
Is your institute breaking European clinical trial reporting rules? Find out using the new EU trials tracker, part of the AllTrials initiative.