Learn how predatory journals are identified, and why journal ‘watchlists’ and ‘safelists’ have their own pitfalls.
Could increasing use of submission fees by scientific journals be an unforeseen outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic?
‘Little deals’ are replacing large scale journal subscriptions. But how is this changing purchasing landscape impacting libraries and their users?
Medical Publishing Insights and Practices (MPIP) initiative members share perspectives on the benefits of publishing industry-sponsored research open access.
As science looks to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to publish with transparency, speed and openness is ever greater
The increasing range of publication choices and demand for open access are explored in this sponsored article from Taylor & Francis Group.
Publishers show enthusiasm for preprints by allowing transfer from preprint servers to submission sites and by integrating preprint platforms into manuscript submission workflows.
cOAlition S Rights Retention Strategy aims to safeguard researchers’ intellectual ownership, enabling embargo-free sharing of research in online repositories.
Analysis of metrics for journals discontinued from Scopus for publication concerns highlights a need for clearer warnings on articles from such journals.
Kyle Siler describes the complexities of differentiating predatory and non-predatory publishing.
From 2022, journals will need to follow cOAlition S price transparency requirements to get paid. Find out more about the frameworks and potential benefits here.
Find out how bite-size content is being used to reach time-poor readers in an era of information overload in our summary of the ISMPP Annual Meeting preview.
Find out more about the TOP Factor, an alternative metric to the impact factor, evaluating academic journals based on open science policies.
PLOS ONE now offers Registered Reports, shifting peer review focus from results to the quality of study design. Is this part of the future of open science?
Tips on journal selection from MPIP.
Researchers continue to use the impact factor as a metric for their career progression, but is it a matter of misconstrued peer pressure?
A recent preprint sheds light on just how volatile journal impact factors can be.