‘Checks and balances’ amid fake news–tech companies are becoming like publishers, Michiel Kolman says in Brussels, and publishers more like tech companies.
One of the world’s leading journal programs has begun offering free training in peer review: ‘We truly appreciate the service that peer reviewers provide.’
‘Surprisingly little is known about what peer review looks like at scale,’ says Birkbeck’s Martin Eve, who’ll lead a team in collaboration with PLOS ONE.
Two new reports from the UK’s Academic Book of the Future call for stakeholders in academic publishing tto formalize their collaboration in order to make advancements and improvements.
Germany’s Max Planck Society participated in five of the Top 10 international Chinese bilateral research collaborations, Nature Index’s supplement.
Even as China is a major part of Berghahn Books’ translation rights trade, the prevalence of English in the world, Marion Berghahn says, is a boon.
Can self-publishing find traction in scholarly publishing as it has parts of general publishing? A recent panel at London Book Fair took up the question.
In international industry notes, a two-year deal with CEPIEC offers Ingenta publishers new access to China’s market and Springer’s Medicine Matters site launches for medical pros.
The Canadian Association of Research Libraries has released a plan to improve open and effective scholarly communication between publishers, libraries, researchers and others.
Translation rights are increasingly important to academic publishers. Representatives from two of the world’s oldest university presses explain why.
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