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.
Disparities claimed between stance and action on clinical trial outcome reporting by top medical journals
Selective reporting of clinical trial outcomes may be widespread. This study reports instances occurring in CONSORT-endorsing medical journals.
A recent blog for The Scholarly Kitchen suggests mergers, acquisitions, and new regulations are increasingly changing the state of scholarly communications.
The fifth edition of the STM report provides an in-depth review of current issues and recent trends within the scientific and scholarly publishing industry.
China has pledged its support for Plan S, an initiative striving to make the results of publicly funded research freely available immediately on publication.
An analysis by Science Magazine of Retraction Watch’s new database challenges a number of common perceptions surrounding retractions and reveals some important key themes.
Researchers at Nature uncover the world’s most hyperprolific authors and question our understanding of scientific authorship.
In a recent opinion piece the traditional scientific publishing model is reviewed alongside recent efforts to change it.
What is a predatory journal? A scoping review published in F1000Research explores their defining characteristics.
This year’s International Open Access Week (October 22–28) is underway with a focus on designing equitable foundations for open knowledge. A host of events are scheduled across the globe, how will you get involved?
A recent article published in PharmaTimes explores the top warning signs that can be used to identify predatory publishers and conferences.
We consider if enough value is placed by academic institutions on efforts to communicate science to the public.