In the latest issue of The Map Newsletter from ISMPP, medical communications professionals share their experience and tips on how to get clinical research published in high-tier journals.
Can preprints be cited in the same way as papers published in a peer reviewed journal, or do we need to define new standards?
The CONSORT extension for reporting non-pharmacological interventions was introduced in 2008. A recent study looks at the impact of this guidance on reporting standards.
A study finds that the most common form of open access is ‘bronze’, meaning that data are free to read but not re-use. This is likely to have negative implications for research.
Here’s how the power of machine learning could be harnessed to automate the search for fraudulent figure duplications in submitted manuscripts.
Are we too willing to accept big data as fact? Find out how scientific publishing can learn from common mistakes arising from bad data practice.
The 2018 Annual Meeting of MAPS was held in Miami, FL on 25–27 February. Read our meeting report to find out what happened.
A recent review article examines the benefits of open access versus the economic realities of this publishing model.
Open access publishing is becoming increasingly prevalent, but how long until all publications are open access? A multi-database study (Crossref, Web of Science and Unpaywall), by Piwowar et al predicts that open access will become the future publication standard, and estimates the date at which all research will become freely accessible.
Earlier this month, the 3rd MedComms Networking Virtual Event took place, entitled ‘Digital features in medical publications: Where are we now?’. Caroline Halford, Digital Publishing Manager at Springer Healthcare, presented … Continue Reading [VIDEO] Digital features in medical publications: Where are we now?
As PubMed Commons closes due to lack of use, what does this tell us about engagement with medical publications and post-publication peer review?
Online Registration Until April 10, 2018! Both seasoned publication professionals and those newer to the profession will benefit from the cutting-edge themes at the 14th Annual Meeting of the International … Continue Reading Cutting-Edge Themes Draw Attendees to 14th Annual Meeting of ISMPP
Join other medical, science, and publications professionals worldwide to #PressforProgress on #IWD2018 and beyond.
Public Library of Science (PLOS) recently announced that all articles submitted to PLOS journals will automatically be published as preprints on bioRxiv.
The FDAAA 2007 requires clinical trials to make results publicly available 12 months after study completion. A new tool from TrialsTracker provides a live online report on compliance.
As the drive towards open access continues, pharmaceutical company Shire announced a new policy of mandatory open access publication of company-sponsored research.