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.
Authors of an article in Nature believe it is time to move beyond the journal impact factor and discuss what next-generation metrics should look like.
A recent blog for The Scholarly Kitchen explores the pros and cons of a searchable predatory journal directory.
How do predatory journals get indexed in PubMed and how big a problem is it?
There are a number of publishing features to consider when selecting a journal. Find out how researchers are navigating the options to their best advantage.
Article processing charges are increasing, but a recent study finds that higher charges seem to attract rather than deter authors from submitting to open access journals.
While mirror journals have been proposed as an alternative to hybrid journals for open access publishing under Plans S, recent guidance indicates they may not be compliant.
What is a predatory journal? A scoping review published in F1000Research explores their defining characteristics.
A recent article published in PharmaTimes explores the top warning signs that can be used to identify predatory publishers and conferences.
How can journal growth affect impact factor and what can be done to avoid it?
Missed the 14th Annual Meeting of ISMPP? Read our meeting report to get up to speed!
In a recent opinion piece for The BMJ, Dr Elizabeth Loder describes the potential impact of the resource gap between top- and lower-tier journals.