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.
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.