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Open Access and Peer Review

By |January 15th, 2020|News|0 Comments

A vital and often overlooked aspect of peer review is that in the current system, peer reviewers are normally not paid for their work. Instead, they are rewarded by means […]

Open Access in 2020

By |January 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Open Access in 2020

2020 is here and the list of predictions for all things are being produced. It is no different for academic publishing. The Scientist brought […]

The Role of Scholarly Societies

By |October 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Role of Scholarly Societies

Communities exist in various forms and fashions. Spiritual, educational, and occupational. This interesting information came to our attention from The Scholarly Kitchen in their […]

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Scholarly Publishing

By |September 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Scholarly Publishing

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is gearing up for their New Directions in Open Access Business Models: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly seminar […]

Open Access Project Gains Interest

By |July 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Open Access Project Gains Interest

A new project has been launched to help universities, researchers, libraries and publishers make better use of open access book publishing in humanities and […]

Open Peer Review Under Discussion

By |July 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Open Peer Review Under Discussion

Peer review for publishing is like the “inspected by #7” sticker on your t-shirt. It provides some assurance that someone else has checked this […]

Open Access Demand

By |June 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Open Access Demand

There is an increased demand for open access publications. How is this changing publishing business models? This interesting topic came to us from Soo […]

Blockchain is Changing Retail

By |April 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Blockchain is Changing Retail

In its simplest definition, blockchain is a time-stamped series of immutable record of data that is managed by cluster of computers not owned by […]

Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting Embraces the Global Perspective

By |April 16th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting Embraces the Global Perspective

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) 41st Annual Meeting will be held at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina in San Diego, CA on May 29–31, […]

Pros and Cons of Open Access

By |March 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Pros and Cons of Open Access

The rush towards further adoption of open access models might require some pause and thought. While questions around access to scientific research are important […]