How many predatory journals are indexed on the citation database Scopus, and what can be done to address the issue?
Find out why PLOS wants institutions to pay an annual open access fee under the Community Action Publishing model, rather than charging researchers per article.
Cabells and CIBER Research tell us why predatory publishing remains commonplace across the world.
Find out more about what was covered at this year’s online conference of the Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association (OASPA).
Scientist-turned-filmmaker Randy Olson points to narrative structure as the essential element for clarity and increased audience engagement in scientific communication.
Find out more about how disproportionate care loads, exacerbated by the pandemic, are impacting women’s ability to participate in scientific publishing.
Get up to date with the key improvements in research recognition, including information on contributor roles taxonomy (CRediT) and updates to ORCID.
‘Little deals’ are replacing large scale journal subscriptions. But how is this changing purchasing landscape impacting libraries and their users?
What is the optimal design for a scientific poster? Insights from the founder of the #betterposter movement
Mike Morrison discusses the problem with traditional scientific posters and how they could be redesigned to more effectively communicate research.
Find out more about the principles of the Jussieu Call, which aims to promote bibliodiversity alongside open access in scientific publishing.
With a survey revealing that half of researchers have ghostwritten peer review reports, do peer review processes require reform?
Researchers continue to use the impact factor as a metric for their career progression, but is it a matter of misconstrued peer pressure?
Find out how to get involved in this year’s activities on #QualityinPeerReview.
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.
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.
Statisticians and over 800 signatories challenge the concept of ‘statistical significance’, calling for an end to overstated claims and missed discoveries.