Scientists, Publishers Debate Paychecks for Peer Reviewers
Scientists, Publishers Debate Paychecks for Peer Reviewers
While some academics have called for compensation for assessing other scientists’ work, publishers haven’t warmed to the idea.
Scientists, Publishers Debate Paychecks for Peer Reviewers
Scientists, Publishers Debate Paychecks for Peer Reviewers

While some academics have called for compensation for assessing other scientists’ work, publishers haven’t warmed to the idea.

While some academics have called for compensation for assessing other scientists’ work, publishers haven’t warmed to the idea.

academic publishing
New Journal to Publish Reviews of COVID-19 Preprints
New Journal to Publish Reviews of COVID-19 Preprints
Amanda Heidt | Jun 29, 2020
The open access publication will use AI to identify the most pressing manuscripts in need of peer review.
Publishing in English Presents Challenges for International Authors
Publishing in English Presents Challenges for International Authors
Jef Akst | Mar 10, 2020
When submitting manuscripts to Western journals, authors face issues that go beyond language barriers.
New Journal Seeks Typically Overlooked Studies
New Journal Seeks Typically Overlooked Studies
Emily Makowski | Sep 18, 2019
Its articles will include negative results, reproducibility studies, and peer reviewers’ names.
Norway Joins List of Countries Canceling Elsevier Contracts
Norway Joins List of Countries Canceling Elsevier Contracts
Catherine Offord | Mar 13, 2019
The publisher failed to meet requests for better access to research, a consortium of Norwegian institutions says.
<em>Circulation Research&nbsp;</em>Fires Editor over Homophobic Email
Circulation Research Fires Editor over Homophobic Email
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 11, 2019
Roberto Bolli was editor of the American Heart Association’s journal until last week, after anti-gay comments he sent to the Louisville Ballet became public.
German Institutions and Wiley Reach Open-Access Publishing Deal
German Institutions and Wiley Reach Open-Access Publishing Deal
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 16, 2019
The three-year contract, in which all articles will be published as open access in exchange for an annual fee for journal subscriptions, is a triumph for Project DEAL.
<em>BMC Biology&nbsp;</em>Shares Rejected Papers&rsquo; Peer Reviews with Other Journals
BMC Biology Shares Rejected Papers’ Peer Reviews with Other Journals
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 2, 2019
The journal’s “portable peer review” seeks to save time for editors and researchers.
Plan S: The Ambitious Initiative to End the Reign of Paywalls
Plan S: The Ambitious Initiative to End the Reign of Paywalls
Diana Kwon | Dec 19, 2018
A funder-driven push for freely accessible scholarly literature has divided the scientific community.
Major Publishers File Second Lawsuit Against ResearchGateMajor Publishers File Second Lawsuit Against ResearchGate
Major Publishers File Second Lawsuit Against ResearchGate
Diana Kwon | Oct 9, 2018
As the American Chemical Society and Elsevier move litigation forward, other academic publishers have opted to collaborate with the academic network platform instead.